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Czechia Vladimir Ruzicka

a.k.a. "Vladimír Růžička st."
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# Player GP G A TP
1. Sam Harris 3 5 1 6
2. Nicholas Moldenhauer 4 3 2 5
3. Jack Harvey 4 3 2 5
4. Mason Marcellus 3 2 3 5
5. Mick Thompson 4 2 3 5
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
59
Height
6'3" / 190 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
216 lbs / 98 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 EJC Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
2-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 2
1-time U18 EJC Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2
1-time Czech Extraliga Most Points 1
2-time U20 WJC All-Star Team 2
1-time U20 WJC Most Points 1
1-time World Championship All-Star Team 1
1-time World Championship Most Points 1

Son: Vladimir Ruzicka

Team Staff profile of Vladimir Ruzicka also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1978-79 HC Litvinov U18 Czechoslovakia U18 - - - - - - |
Czechoslovakia U18 EJC-18 3 1 2 3 2 - |
1979-80 HC Litvinov U18 Czechoslovakia U18 - - - - - - |
TJ Litvínov Czechoslovakia 9 1 1 2 0 - |
1980-81 HC Litvinov U18 Czechoslovakia U18 - - - - - - |
TJ Litvínov Czechoslovakia 41 12 13 25 10 - |
Czechoslovakia U18 EJC-18 5 8 8 16 18 - |
Czechoslovakia U20 WJC-20 5 5 0 5 2 - |
1981-82 HC Litvinov U18 Czechoslovakia U18 - - - - - - |
TJ Litvínov Czechoslovakia 44 27 22 49 50 - |
Czechoslovakia U20 WJC-20 7 8 1 9 6 - |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 2 0 - - - - |
1982-83 TJ Litvínov Czechoslovakia 43 22 24 46 40 - |
Czechoslovakia U20 WJC-20 7 12 8 20 6 - |
Czechoslovakia WC 10 3 1 4 4 - |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 19 10 - - - - |
1983-84 TJ Litvínov Czechoslovakia 44 31 23 54 50 - |
Czechoslovakia OG 7 4 6 10 0 7 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 23 12 - - - - |
1984-85 TJ Litvínov Czechoslovakia 41 38 22 60 29 -24 |
Czechoslovakia CC 5 0 0 0 2 -6 |
Czechoslovakia WC 10 8 3 11 0 5 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 24 12 - - - - |
1985-86 TJ Litvínov Czechoslovakia 43 41 32 73 - - |
Czechoslovakia WC 10 4 11 15 6 15 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 27 17 - - - - |
1986-87 TJ Litvínov Czechoslovakia 32 24 15 39 46 - | Relegation 7 5 6 11 - -
Czechoslovakia WC 10 3 3 6 10 9 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 28 14 - - - - |
1987-88 HK Dukla Trencin Czechoslovakia 44 38 27 65 70 - |
Czechoslovakia CC 6 2 0 2 0 -2 |
Czechoslovakia OG 8 4 3 7 12 0 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 38 23 - - - - |
1988-89 HK Dukla Trencin Czechoslovakia 34 31 30 61 42 - | Playoffs 11 15 8 23 - -
Czechoslovakia “C” WC 10 7 7 14 2 11 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 22 18 - - - - |
1989-90 TJ Litvínov Czechoslovakia 32 21 23 44 - -8 |
Edmonton Oilers NHL 25 11 6 17 10 -21 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 3 1 - - - - |
1990-91 Boston Bruins NHL 29 8 8 16 19 1 | Playoffs 17 2 11 13 0 2
1991-92 Boston Bruins NHL 77 39 36 75 48 -10 | Playoffs 13 2 3 5 2 -7
1992-93 Boston Bruins NHL 60 19 22 41 38 -6 |
1993-94 Ottawa Senators NHL 42 5 13 18 14 -21 |
EV Zug NLA 0 0 0 0 0 - | Playoffs 6 2 3 5 14 -
HC Slavia Praha Czechia2 0 0 0 0 0 - | Playoffs 5 6 3 9 - -
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Q - - - - - - | Qualification 6 3 4 7 16 -2
1994-95 HC Slavia Praha “C” Czechia 41 27 24 51 38 -1 | Playoffs 3 2 0 2 2 -5
1995-96 HC Slavia Praha “C” Czechia 37 21 44 65 46 16 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 26 -5
1996-97 HC Slavia Praha “C” Czechia 44 22 31 53 78 12 |
1997-98 HC Slavia Praha “C” Czechia 49 18 38 56 56 21 | Playoffs 5 0 6 6 20 0
Czechia “C” OG 6 3 0 3 0 2 |
Czechia (all) International 14 5 0 5 0 - |
1998-99 HC Slavia Praha “C” Czechia 49 24 28 52 22 -1 |
1999-00 HC Slavia Praha “C” Czechia 21 5 8 13 16 -2 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 Czechoslovakia Calgary Cup 4 1 - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2000-01 HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
2001-02 HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
Czechia OG Asst. Coach
2002-03 HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
Czechia WC Asst. Coach
Czechia EHT Asst. Coach
Czechia (all) International Asst. Coach
2003-04 HC Slavia Praha U18 Czechia U18 Asst. Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
Czechia WC Asst. Coach
Czechia (all) International Asst. Coach
2004-05 HC Slavia Praha U18 Czechia U18 Asst. Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
Czechia WC Head Coach Gold medal
Czechia (all) International Head Coach
Czechia WCup Head Coach
2005-06 HC Slavia Praha U20 Czechia U20 Asst. Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
2006-07 HC Slavia Praha U20 Czechia U20 Asst. Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
2007-08 HC Slavia Praha U18 Czechia U18 Asst. Coach
HC Slavia Praha U20 Czechia U20 Asst. Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
2008-09 HC Slavia Praha U20 Czechia U20 Asst. Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
Czechia WC Head Coach
Czechia (all) International Head Coach
2009-10 HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
Czechia OG Head Coach
Czechia WC Head Coach Gold medal
Czechia (all) International Head Coach
2010-11 HC Slavia Praha U16 Czechia U16 Asst. Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
2011-12 HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
2012-13 HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia General Manager
HC Slavia Praha U20 Czechia U20 Coach
2013-14 HC Slavia Praha U20 Czechia U20 Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Head Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Sports Manager
Czechia EHT Head Coach
Czechia WC Head Coach Replaced Alois Hadamczik on February 26th
Czechia (all) International Head Coach
2014-15 HC Slavia Praha U16 Czechia U16 Coach
HC Slavia Praha Czechia Youth Hockey Supervisor
Czechia EHT Head Coach
Czechia WC Head Coach
Czechia (all) International Head Coach
2015-16 Piráti Chomutov Czechia Head Coach
2016-17 Piráti Chomutov Czechia Sports Manager
Piráti Chomutov Czechia Head Coach
2017-18 Piráti Chomutov Czechia Sports Manager
Piráti Chomutov Czechia Head Coach
2018-19 Piráti Chomutov Czechia Sports Manager
Piráti Chomutov Czechia Head Coach
2019-20 SK Trhači Kadaň Czechia2 Team Consultant
Mountfield HK Czechia Head Coach
2020-21 Mountfield HK Czechia Head Coach
2021-22 SK Trhači Kadaň Czechia2 Head Coach
HC Litvínov Czechia Head Coach Replaced Vladimír Országh on 2021-11-09.
2022-23 HC Litvínov Czechia Head Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Calgary Cup 1 4 1 - - - - - | 0
CC 2 11 2 0 2 0.18 2 -8 | 0
Czechia 6 241 117 173 290 1.20 256 45 | 3 13 4 7 11 0.85 48 -10
Czechia Q 1 - - - - - - - | 1 6 3 4 7 1.17 16 -2
Czechia2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 1 5 6 3 9 1.80 - -
Czechoslovakia 11 407 286 232 518 1.27 337 -32 | 2 18 20 14 34 1.89 - -
Czechoslovakia U18 4 - - - - - - - | 0
EJC-18 2 8 9 10 19 2.38 20 - | 0
International 10 200 112 0 5 0.03 0 - | 0
NHL 5 233 82 85 167 0.72 129 -57 | 2 30 4 14 18 0.60 2 -5
NLA (NL) 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 1 6 2 3 5 0.83 14 -
OG 3 21 11 9 20 0.95 12 9 | 0
WC 5 50 25 25 50 1.00 22 40 | 0
WJC-20 3 19 25 9 34 1.79 14 - | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 97 retired by HC Slavia Praha

Cult/Star player for HC Litvinov

Other memorable dates
- 1990-01-25 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. Los Angeles Kings vs. Kelly Hrudey)
- 1990-01-17 • Made his NHL debut (vs. Winnipeg Jets)

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