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Bobby Holík
Born January 1, 1971 (1971-01-01) (age 39),

Jihlava, Czechoslovakia

Height

Weight

6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)

240 lb (109 kg; 17 st 2 lb)

Position Center
Shot Right

Robert Holík (born January 1, 1971) is a retired Czech-American professional ice hockey center who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). Holík is the son of Jaroslav Holík, a Czech ice hockey world champion in 1972 and Czech national team head coach who led the under-20 team to world titles in 2000 and 2001.


Playing careerEdit

He began playing in the NHL after being selected tenth overall by the Hartford Whalers in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft. After two seasons with the Whalers, he was traded to the New Jersey Devils where he played for ten seasons and won Stanley Cups in 1995 and 2000. In the 2002–03 season he went to the New York Rangers as a free agent.

In 2005, Holík signed with the Atlanta Thrashers as a free agent after having the remainder of his contract bought out by the Rangers. On October 2, 2007 he was named captain of the Thrashers for the 2007–08 season.

On July 1, 2008, as a free agent, Holík signed a one-year contract with the New Jersey Devils for the 2008–09 season, returning to the team he played 10 seasons with.[1]

On May 23, 2009, following the conclusion of the 2008–09 season, Holík announced his retirement from the National Hockey League. Bobby Holík was 38 when he retired and cited a focus to be with his family.[2][3]

Personal lifeEdit

Holik became a U.S. citizen in a ceremony in Newark, New Jersey on November 4, 1996. He is married with a daughter, Hannah Marie Holík, born in 1997, and splits his time between Wyoming and Florida.[4]

Awards and achievementsEdit

  • 1994–95, 1999–00: NHL Stanley Cup (New Jersey Devils)
  • 1997–98, 1998–99: Played in NHL All-Star game

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1987–88 HC Dukla Jihlava Czechoslovak 31 5 9 14 16
1988–89 HC Dukla Jihlava Czechoslovak 24 7 10 17 32
1989–90 HC Dukla Jihlava Czechoslovak 42 15 26 41 0
1990–91 Hartford Whalers NHL 78 21 22 43 113 6 0 0 0 7
1991–92 Hartford Whalers NHL 76 21 24 45 44 7 0 1 1 6
1992–93 New Jersey Devils NHL 61 20 19 39 76 5 1 1 2 6
1992–93 Utica Devils AHL 1 0 0 0 2
1993–94 New Jersey Devils NHL 70 13 20 33 72 20 0 3 3 6
1994–95 New Jersey Devils NHL 48 10 10 20 18 20 4 4 8 22
1995–96 New Jersey Devils NHL 63 13 17 30 58
1996–97 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 23 39 62 54 10 2 3 5 4
1997–98 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 29 36 65 100 5 0 0 0 8
1998–99 New Jersey Devils NHL 78 27 37 64 119 7 0 7 7 6
1999–00 New Jersey Devils NHL 79 23 23 46 106 23 3 7 10 14
2000–01 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 15 35 50 97 25 6 10 16 37
2001–02 New Jersey Devils NHL 81 25 29 54 97 6 4 1 5 2
2002–03 New York Rangers NHL 64 16 19 35 52
2003–04 New York Rangers NHL 82 25 31 56 96
2004–05 Did not play — Lockout
2005–06 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 64 15 18 33 79
2006–07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 82 11 18 29 86 4 0 1 1 0
2007–08 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 82 15 19 34 90
2008–09 New Jersey Devils NHL 62 4 5 9 66 3 0 1 1 2
NHL totals 1314 326 421 747 1421 141 20 39 59 120

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