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Czechia Richard Smehlik

a.k.a. "Richard Šmehlík"
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Last added: Artyom Filatov
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Blake Winiecki 32 17 23 40
2. T.J. Hensick 32 16 22 38
3. Chad Costello 30 15 22 37
4. John McCarron 33 16 20 36
5. Logan Nelson 32 10 26 36
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
51
Height
6'2" / 189 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
220 lbs / 100 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time Czechoslovakia Extraliga Champion 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1985-86 HC Vitkovice U18 Czechoslovakia U18 34 8 14 22 - |
1987-88 HC Vitkovice U20 Czechoslovakia U20 - - - - - |
TJ Vitkovice Czechia2 - - - - - |
Czechoslovakia U18 EJC-18 5 1 1 2 4 |
1988-89 TJ Vitkovice Czechoslovakia 28 2 3 5 12 | Relegation 10 0 2 2
1989-90 TJ Vitkovice Czechoslovakia 44 4 3 7 - 3 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 -
Czechoslovakia U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 4 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 2 1 - - - |
1990-91 ASD Dukla Jihlava Czechoslovakia 51 4 2 6 22 | 7 0 1 1 0
Czechoslovakia WC 8 1 2 3 8 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 25 1 - - - |
1991-92 TJ Vitkovice Czechoslovakia 35 8 5 13 - |
Czechoslovakia OG 6 0 1 1 2 |
Czechoslovakia CC 5 0 1 1 2 -1 |
Czechoslovakia WC 8 0 0 0 4 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 34 0 - - - |
1992-93 Buffalo Sabres NHL 80 4 27 31 59 9 | Playoffs 8 0 4 4 2 3
1993-94 Buffalo Sabres NHL 84 14 27 41 69 22 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 10 -1
1994-95 HC Vitkovice Czechia 13 5 2 7 12 -8 |
Buffalo Sabres NHL 39 4 7 11 46 5 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 -1
1995-96 Did not play |
1996-97 Buffalo Sabres NHL 62 11 19 30 43 19 | Playoffs 12 0 2 2 4 0
1997-98 Buffalo Sabres NHL 72 3 17 20 62 11 | Playoffs 15 0 2 2 6 3
Czechia OG 6 0 1 1 4 2 |
Czechia (all) International 6 0 1 1 4 |
1998-99 Buffalo Sabres NHL 72 3 11 14 44 -9 | Playoffs 21 0 3 3 10 -4
1999-00 Buffalo Sabres NHL 64 2 9 11 50 13 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 0 0
2000-01 Buffalo Sabres NHL 56 3 12 15 4 6 | Playoffs 10 0 1 1 4 3
2001-02 Buffalo Sabres NHL 60 3 6 9 22 -9 |
Czechia OG 4 0 0 0 4 -3 |
Czechia (all) International 4 0 0 0 4 -3 |
2002-03 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 43 2 9 11 16 -4 |
New Jersey Devils NHL 12 0 2 2 0 -1 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 -2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Czechoslovakia Goodwill Games 5 0 1 1 2 |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 2 -1 | 0
Czechia 1 13 5 2 7 0.54 12 -8 | 0
Czechia2 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Czechoslovakia 4 158 18 13 31 0.20 34 3 | 2 24 1 4 5 0.21 0 -
Czechoslovakia U18 1 34 8 14 22 0.65 - - | 0
Czechoslovakia U20 1 - - - - - - - | 0
EJC-18 1 5 1 1 2 0.40 4 - | 0
Goodwill Games 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 2 - | 0
International 5 71 2 1 1 0.01 8 -3 | 0
NHL 10 644 49 146 195 0.30 415 62 | 9 88 1 14 15 0.17 40 1
OG 3 16 0 2 2 0.13 10 -1 | 0
WC 2 16 1 2 3 0.19 12 - | 0
WJC-20 1 7 0 1 1 0.14 4 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Dominik Hasek (G) 1989-2002 11 Buffalo Sabres, Czechia, Czechia (all), Czechoslovakia, Czechoslovakia (all)
Rob Ray (F) 1992-2002 9 Buffalo Sabres
Alexei Zhitnik (D) 1994-2002 7 Buffalo Sabres
Curtis Brown (F) 1994-2002 7 Buffalo Sabres

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Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Buffalo Sabres

Cult/Star player for HC Vitkovice

Career transactions
- 2003-09-17 • Announced his retirement
- 2003-03-10 • Traded to the New Jersey Devils with 6th (Josh Disher) & 8th (Nathan Perkovich) round picks in 2004 for a 4th round pick in 2003 (Mike Vannelli)
- 2002-07-10 • Signed by the Atlanta Thrashers
- 2001-06-28 • Option year exercised by the Buffalo Sabres

Other memorable dates
- 1992-10-10 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. Hartford Whalers vs. Frank Pietrangelo)
- 1992-10-08 • Made his NHL debut (vs. Quebec Nordiques)

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