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Jiri Hrdina

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Jiri Hrdina
Position Center
Shot Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
195 lb (89 kg)
Teams Pittsburgh Penguins
Calgary Flames
Nationality Flag of the Czech Republic Czech
Born January 11 1958 (1958-01-11) (age 58),
Prague, Czechoslovakia
NHL Draft 159th Overall, 1984
Calgary Flames
Pro Career 1987 – 1992

Jiří Hrdina (Born January 5, 1958 in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a retired NHL player from the Czech Republic. In 1984 he was a member of the Czechoslovak national hockey team which won silver medal at the Olympic Games in Sarajevo. He is currently a scout for the Dallas Stars.

Hrdina was a solid performer for the Czechoslovakian national and Olympic teams in the 1970's and 80's. At the age of 30 he got the chance to play with the Calgary Flames and in his rookie season (1988-89) won the Stanley Cup.

He was then traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Jim Kyte and went on to win 2 more Stanley Cups in 1991 and 1992, Hrdina also worked with a Czech rookie on the team - Jaromir Jagr.

He retired after the 1991-92 season.

Awards & AchievementsEdit

Olympic medal record
Men’s Ice Hockey
Silver 1984 Sarajevo Ice Hockey

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