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Czech Rep. Jan Hrdina
#24 HV71 / Elitserien - 08/09
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alex Broadhurst 4 3 4 7
2. Mika Pyörälä 4 6 0 6
3. Derek Barach 5 4 2 6
4. Olli Palola 4 2 4 6
5. Atte Ohtamaa 4 2 4 6
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
45
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
207 lbs / 94 kg
Shoots
R
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time SHL Champion 1

Hrdina was a skilled two-way center. He had great hockey sense and fine playmaking ability. He also an absolute ace on faceoffs.
- Erik K. Piri, EP

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1993-94 HK Hradec Kralove U20 Czech U20 10 1 6 7 0 |
HC Stadion Hradec Kralove Czech Q - - - - - | Qualification 2 0 0 0 0 0
HC Stadion Hradec Kralove Czech 23 1 5 6 0 -1 | Relegation 4 0 1 1 2 0
Czech Republic U18 EJC-18 5 1 1 2 0 0 |
1994-95 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 69 41 59 100 79 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 8
Czech Republic U20 WJC-20 7 2 1 3 4 |
1995-96 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 30 19 28 47 37 |
Spokane Chiefs WHL 18 10 16 26 25 | Playoffs 18 5 14 19 49 3
1996-97 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 68 23 31 54 82 17 | Playoffs 13 1 2 3 8 -1
1997-98 Syracuse Crunch AHL 72 20 24 44 82 -3 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 10 2
1998-99 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 13 29 42 40 -2 | Playoffs 13 4 1 5 12 -1
1999-00 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 70 13 33 46 43 13 | Playoffs 9 4 8 12 2 9
2000-01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 78 15 28 43 48 19 | Playoffs 18 2 5 7 8 -4
2001-02 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 79 24 33 57 50 -7 |
Czech Republic OG 4 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Czech Republic WC 7 2 1 3 12 5 |
Czech Republic (all) International 13 3 2 5 14 6 |
2002-03 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 57 14 25 39 34 1 |
Phoenix Coyotes NHL 4 0 4 4 8 3 |
2003-04 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 55 11 15 26 30 -10 |
New Jersey Devils NHL 13 1 6 7 10 4 | Playoffs 5 2 0 2 2 0
2004-05 HC Kladno Czech 23 4 3 7 38 -4 | Playoffs 7 3 3 6 4 2
2005-06 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 75 10 23 33 78 -8 |
2006-07 HIFK SM-liiga 10 2 6 8 22 3 |
HV71 Elitserien 41 7 19 26 66 -10 | Playoffs 14 2 8 10 82 2
Czech Republic (all) International 3 1 0 1 0 |
2007-08 TPS SM-liiga 4 0 1 1 2 -1 |
HV71 Elitserien 51 18 24 42 60 8 | Playoffs 17 6 1 7 53 -3
2008-09 HV71 Elitserien 3 0 0 0 0 1 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 Czech Republic EHT 2 1 0 1 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2012-13 HC Havlickuv Brod U16 Czech U16 Asst. Coach
Kralovsti Lvi Hradec Kralove U16 Czech U16 Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 72 20 24 44 0.61 82 -3 | 1 5 1 3 4 0.80 10 2
Czech 2 46 5 8 13 0.28 38 -5 | 2 11 3 4 7 0.64 6 2
Czech Q 1 - - - - - - - | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
Czech U20 1 10 1 6 7 0.70 0 - | 0
EHT 1 2 1 0 1 0.50 0 - | 0
EJC-18 1 5 1 1 2 0.40 0 0 | 0
IHL 1 68 23 31 54 0.79 82 17 | 1 13 1 2 3 0.23 8 -1
International 2 16 4 2 6 0.38 14 6 | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 2 14 2 7 9 0.64 24 2 | 0
NHL 7 513 101 196 297 0.58 341 13 | 4 45 12 14 26 0.58 24 4
OG 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 3 95 25 43 68 0.72 126 -1 | 2 31 8 9 17 0.55 135 -1
WC 1 7 2 1 3 0.43 12 5 | 0
WHL 2 117 70 103 173 1.48 141 - | 2 22 5 15 20 0.91 57 3
WJC-20 1 7 2 1 3 0.43 4 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Ian Moran (D) 1996-2003 6 Cleveland Lumberjacks, Pittsburgh Penguins
Jean-Sébastien Aubin (G) 1997-2003 6 Pittsburgh Penguins, Syracuse Crunch
Martin Straka (F) 1998-2003 5 Pittsburgh Penguins
Alexei Morozov (F) 1998-2003 5 Pittsburgh Penguins

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1994, 1 #16 overall by Seattle Thunderbirds in the CHL Import Draft

Cult/Star player for HV71

Career transactions
- 2006-08-28 • Signed by HV71
- 2005-08-10 • Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2004-03-05 • Traded to the New Jersey Devils for Mike Rupp & a 2004 2nd round pick (traded to EDM: Geoff Paukovich)
- 2002-03-11 • Traded to the Phoenix Coyotes with François Leroux for Ramzi Abid, Dan Focht & Guillaume Lefebvre
- 1995-07-08 • Selected 128th overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins

Other memorable dates
- 1998-11-05 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. Ottawa Senators vs. Damian Rhodes)
- 1998-10-10 • Made his NHL debut (vs. New York Islanders)

Retirement
In an interview from July 2011, Hrdina commented that was retired from professional hockey due to two hip surgeries on the same hip, which put loads of pressure on his leg when skating. Aside from the hip surgery, Hrdina has also admitted that he had problems with his groin and back over the previous five or six years.

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