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Czech Rep. Frantisek Kucera
a.k.a. "František Kučera"
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Last added: Adam Green
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Phil Hungerecker - - - -
2. Andreas Eder - - - -
3. Samuel Soramies - - - -
4. Dustin Strahlmeier -
5. Janik Möser - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
52
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Shoots
L
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
3-time World Championship Gold Medal 3
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2
3-time Czech Extraliga Champion 3

Brother: Vojtech Kucera
Sons: Frank Kucera and Jakub Kucera

Team Staff profile of Frantisek Kucera also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1983-84 HC Sparta Praha U18 Czech U18 36 15 19 34 - | -
1984-85 TJ Sparta ČKD Praha Czech - - - - - | -
Czechoslovakia U18 EJC-18 5 0 2 2 2 | -
1985-86 HC Sparta Praha U18 Czech U18 25 2 16 18 - | -
TJ Sparta ČKD Praha Czech 15 0 0 0 10 | -
Czechoslovakia U18 EJC-18 5 1 2 3 4 | -
1986-87 HC Sparta Praha U18 Czech U18 - - - - - | -
TJ Sparta ČKD Praha Czech 34 4 2 6 14 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1
Czechoslovakia U20 WJC-20 7 1 2 3 2 | -
1987-88 TJ Sparta ČKD Praha Czech 45 7 2 9 30 9 | -
Czechoslovakia U20 WJC-20 7 1 2 3 2 | -
1988-89 ASD Dukla Jihlava Czech 34 6 6 12 28 | Playoffs 11 4 3 7
Czechoslovakia WC 6 0 1 1 6 4 | -
Czechoslovakia (all) International 18 1 - - - | -
1989-90 ASD Dukla Jihlava Czech 40 9 10 19 42 34 | Playoffs 1 1 0 1 0
Czechoslovakia (all) International 4 0 - - - | -
1990-91 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 40 2 12 14 32 3 | -
Indianapolis Ice IHL 35 8 19 27 23 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 15
1991-92 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 61 3 10 13 36 3 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0 -3
Indianapolis Ice IHL 7 1 2 3 4 | -
Czechoslovakia CC 5 0 0 0 4 -1 | -
Czechoslovakia (all) International 7 0 - - - | -
1992-93 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 71 5 14 19 59 7 | -
1993-94 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 60 4 13 17 34 9 | -
Hartford Whalers NHL 16 1 3 4 14 -12 | -
Czech Republic WC 4 0 0 0 2 -1 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 6 0 0 0 2 | -
1994-95 HC Sparta Praha Czech 16 1 2 3 14 2 | -
Hartford Whalers NHL 48 3 17 20 30 3 | -
1995-96 Vancouver Canucks NHL 24 1 0 1 10 5 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0 -3
Hartford Whalers NHL 30 2 6 8 10 -3 | -
1996-97 Vancouver Canucks NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 | -
Syracuse Crunch AHL 42 6 29 35 36 -6 | -
Houston Aeros IHL 12 0 3 3 20 -5 | -
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 2 0 0 0 2 -2 | -
Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 9 1 5 6 2 8 | Playoffs 10 1 6 7 20 3
1997-98 HC Sparta Praha Czech 42 8 11 19 44 4 | Playoffs 9 3 1 4 53 -1
Czech Republic OG 6 0 0 0 0 3 | -
Czech Republic WC 8 4 0 4 4 4 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 27 6 0 6 4 | -
1998-99 HC Sparta Praha “C” Czech 41 3 12 15 92 15 | Playoffs 8 0 2 2 34 3
Czech Republic WC 10 0 6 6 6 6 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 21 2 6 8 6 | -
1999-00 HC Sparta Praha “C” Czech 51 7 26 33 46 40 | Playoffs 9 1 9 10 4 3
Czech Republic WC 9 2 2 4 6 8 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 22 3 6 9 16 | -
2000-01 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 48 2 5 7 12 -5 | -
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 0 2 2 0 -2 | -
2001-02 HC Sparta Praha Czech 10 2 2 4 2 -4 | -
Washington Capitals NHL 56 1 13 14 12 7 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 4 0 1 1 2 2 | -
2002-03 HC Slavia Praha “A” Czech 44 4 15 19 26 11 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0 4
Czech Republic (all) International 12 3 2 5 10 | -
2003-04 HC Slavia Praha “A” Czech 11 1 1 2 6 -3 | Playoffs 16 0 2 2 6 3
2004-05 HC Slavia Praha Czech 8 0 0 0 4 -3 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1985-86 Czechoslovakia U18 Viking Cup - - - - - | -
1998-99 HC Sparta Praha Euro HL 4 0 2 2 8 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2
1999-00 HC Sparta Praha “C” Euro HL 6 0 2 2 4 2 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 3
Czech Republic EHT 10 0 3 3 10 | -
2001-02 Czech Republic EHT 4 0 1 1 2 2 | -
2002-03 Czech Republic EHT 10 3 2 5 8 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2008-09 HC Letnany U20 Czech U20 2 Asst. Coach
2016-17 HC Letnany Czech4 President
2017-18 Elite Hockey Academy 18U AAA NAPHL 18U Head Coach
HC Letnany Czech3 President
2018-19 HC Letnany Czech3 President
2019-20 HC Letnany Czech4 President
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 51 7 34 41 0.80 38 2 | 1 10 1 6 7 0.70 20 3
CC 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 4 -1 | 0
Czech 14 391 52 89 141 0.36 358 105 | 8 66 10 18 28 0.42 97 12
Czech U18 3 61 17 35 52 0.85 0 0 | 0
EHT 3 24 3 6 9 0.38 20 2 | 0
EJC-18 2 10 1 4 5 0.50 6 0 | 0
Euro HL 2 10 0 4 4 0.40 12 2 | 2 6 0 1 1 0.17 4 3
IHL 3 54 9 24 33 0.61 47 -5 | 1 7 0 1 1 0.14 15 0
International 9 121 15 15 29 0.24 40 2 | 0
NHL 9 465 24 95 119 0.26 251 13 | 2 12 0 1 1 0.08 0 -6
OG 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 0 3 | 0
Viking Cup 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
WC 5 37 6 9 15 0.41 24 21 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 2 4 6 0.43 4 0 | 0
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for HC Slavia Praha

Cult/Star player for HC Sparta Praha

Other memorable dates
- 1990-11-14 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. Detroit Red Wings vs. Tim Cheveldae)
- 1990-10-04 • Made his NHL debut (vs. New York Rangers)

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