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Brother-in-law: Josef Vasicek
Father: Zdenek Vanek
Son: Blake Vanek
Vanek became the highest-drafted Austrian player in NHL history when he was taken 5th overall in 2003. The big winger played for 8 teams during his career: the Sabres, Islanders, Canadiens, Wild, Red Wings, Panthers, Canucks, and Blue Jackets. He was an 8x 25-goal scorer and retired in 2019 with 373 goals and 789 points.