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Frantisek Vanek

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    5'9" / 174 cm
  • Weight
    154 lbs / 70 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired
  • Highlights
    1-time European Championship Gold Medal 1
    1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
    3-time World Championship Bronze Medal 3
    11-time Czechoslovak Extraliga Champion 11

Nicknamed "proffesor of hockey". He played very smartly, had a sense for great passes. Member of the famous formation of HC Kometa Brno: Josef Cerny (LW) - Frantisek Vanek (C) - Rudolf Scheuer (RW) (Jan Jech)

Team Staff profile of Frantisek Vanek also available

Player Statistics
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1965-66 HC Kometa Brno “C” European Cup - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1966-67 HC Kometa Brno Czech Player-Coach One month
1967-68 HC Kometa Brno Czech Head Coach
1968-69 HC Kometa Brno Czech Head Coach
1969-70 HC Kometa Brno Czech Head Coach
1970-71 HC Olomouc Czech Head Coach
1971-72 HC Olomouc Czech Head Coach
1972-73 HC Sierre NLA Head Coach
1973-74 HC Sierre NLA Head Coach
1974-75 HC Kometa Brno Czech Head Coach
1975-76 HC Kometa Brno Czech Head Coach
1976-77 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA Head Coach
1977-78 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA Head Coach won NLA Championship
1978-79 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA Head Coach
Switzerland WC B Asst. Coach
1979-80 EHC Biel-Bienne NLA Head Coach
1982-83 HC Kometa Brno Czech Head Coach
1983-84 HC Kometa Brno Czech Head Coach
1984-85 HC Kometa Brno Czech Head Coach
1985-86 HC Sierre NLA Head Coach
1986-87 HC Sierre NLA Head Coach Retired in Jan'87
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Czech 323 148 166 314 0.97 24 0 |
European Cup 0 0 0 0 - 0 |
International 76 24 2 5 0.07 8 0 |
OG 13 6 4 10 0.77 2 0 |
WC 32 8 9 17 0.53 14 0 |
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Czech Republic

Cult/Star player for HC Kometa Brno

Cult/Star player for SK Kralovo pole

International goal statistics:
24 goals in 76 matches

Czechoslovak league goal statistics:
148 goals in 327 matches

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