No. 10 (room number represents his jersey number)
hockey forward, Kladno former player, Czech ice hockey legend, Olympic Champion, four-time World Champion, winner of three Champion titles in three countries, the Czech Hockey Hall of Famer, member of the League Scorers Club; honorary citizen of the city of Kladno.
A native of Kladno; he began playing hockey at the age of 7 for pupils of PZ Kladno, joined the youth team POLDI SONP later; he tasted the highest hockey league or the first time in Kladno in the 1990/1991 season; the technical and constructive centre, superb passer, played for Kladno, Vsetín and Olomouc 939 games and scored 295 goals in the highest league (of which 784 games and 255 goals for Kladno); he became the Extraliga most productive player in the 1993/1994 and 1994/1995 seasons; he finished 3rd with the Kladno team in the 1993/1994 season; he, together with Martin Procházka and Otakar Vejvoda, Jr., was the thought trust of famous Kladno offensive line called “Blue Line”.
He played for AIK Stockholm, Avangard Omsk and Färjestads BK in Europe; celebrated three championship titles in Vsetín, Omsk and Färjestads; experienced two seasons in the NHL as a member of Dallas Stars and Minnesota Wild, played 32 games with 2 goals, 7 assists, 9 points there; he joined the Czech national team in 197 international matches and scored 48 goals.
Attended a total of eight World Championships, two Olympics and one World Cup; one of the best hockey players in the Czech history celebrated four World Championship titles (1996, 1999–2001), two bronze medals; he has a gold medal from the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, he contributed significantly to perhaps the greatest success of our sports history in Japan; he was awarded the honorary citizenship of the city of Kladno in the same year; he is the author of passes on some of the most important goals of the history of Czech hockey – in the 1996 World Championship final in Vienna in a match against Canada, in the semifinals of the Olympic tournament in Nagano, Japan again against Canada, as well as in the final of the same competition against Russia and in the overtime of final World Championship game in Germany against Team Finland.