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Frantisek Vanek

Player Facts Update Profile
  • 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
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1951-52 ZJS GZ Kralovo pole Czech 10 2 0 2 - |
1952-53 DSO Spartak Kralovo pole Czech 16 15 0 15 - |
1953-54 TJ Ruda hvezda Brno Czech 2 0 0 0 - |
1954-55 TJ Ruda hvezda Brno Czech 17 11 8 19 - |
1955-56 TJ Ruda hvezda Brno Czech 18 5 8 13 - |
Czechoslovakia OG 7 3 1 4 0 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 8 5 - - - |
1956-57 TJ Ruda hvezda Brno Czech 25 10 15 25 - |
Czechoslovakia WC 6 2 1 3 2 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 11 3 - - - |
1957-58 TJ Ruda hvezda Brno Czech 22 10 12 22 - |
Czechoslovakia WC 5 3 0 3 2 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 5 3 0 3 2 |
1958-59 TJ Ruda hvezda Brno Czech 22 8 16 24 - |
Czechoslovakia WC 7 0 2 2 6 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 7 0 2 2 6 |
1959-60 TJ Ruda hvezda Brno Czech 22 11 10 21 - |
Czechoslovakia OG 6 3 3 6 2 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 10 4 - - - |
1960-61 TJ Ruda hvezda Brno Czech 32 9 17 26 24 |
Czechoslovakia WC 7 1 2 3 0 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 9 3 - - - |
1961-62 TJ Ruda hvezda Brno Czech 15 6 9 15 - |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 4 1 - - - |
1962-63 TJ ZKL Brno Czech 31 15 21 36 - |
Czechoslovakia WC 7 2 4 6 4 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 16 5 - - - |
1963-64 TJ ZKL Brno “C” Czech 29 20 25 45 - |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 3 0 - - - |
1964-65 TJ ZKL Brno “C” Czech 29 13 17 30 - |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 3 0 - - - |
1965-66 TJ ZKL Brno “C” Czech 11 5 3 8 - |
1966-67 TJ ZKL Brno “C” Czech 22 8 5 13 - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1965-66 TJ ZKL Brno “C” European Cup - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1966-67 TJ ZKL Brno Czech Player-Coach One month
1967-68 TJ ZKL Brno Czech Head Coach
1968-69 TJ ZKL Brno Czech Head Coach
1969-70 TJ ZKL Brno Czech Head Coach
1970-71 TJ Moravia DS Olomouc Czech Head Coach
1971-72 TJ Moravia DS Olomouc Czech Head Coach
1972-73 HC Sierre NLA Head Coach
1973-74 HC Sierre NLA Head Coach
1974-75 TJ ZKL Brno Czech Head Coach
1975-76 TJ ZKL 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 TJ Brno Czech Head Coach
1983-84 TJ Brno Czech Head Coach
1984-85 TJ 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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