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Bobby Holik

Born:January 1, 1971Draft:1989 Whalers 10th Overall
Hometown:Jihava, CzechoslovakiaPosition:Center
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Right
National Team:Czech RepublicCurrent Team:Retired

Robert Holík (born January 1, 1971) is a Czech-American former professional ice hockey center who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). Holík is the son of Jaroslav Holík, a Czechoslovak 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. Holík is the current head coach of the Israel men’s national ice hockey team.

Bobby Holik
Bobby Holik (Brooke Novak, Flickr)

Bobby Holik Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Aug. 28, 1992Hartford Whalers Logo1993 2nd-Round Pick
(Jay Pandolfo)
New Jersey DevilsSean Burke
Eric Weinrich

Deeper Dive

Staff History

  • International, Israel Men’s National Team, Head Coach (2018-present)


  • European Junior Championships Gold Medal (1988)
  • European Junior Championships Silver Medal (1989)
  • IIHF U20 World Juniors Bronze Medal (1989, 1990)
  • IIHF World Championships Bronze Medal (1990)
  • NHL All-Star Game (1998, 1999)
  • Stanley Cup Winner (1995, 2000)