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Petr Svoboda

Born:Feb. 14, 1966Draft:1984, Montreal Canadiens, #5 Overall
Hometown:Most, CZEPosition:D
Known For:1998 OlympicsShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:Czechia/Canada

Petr Svoboda (born February 14, 1966) is a Czech former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 17 seasons in the NHL for the Montreal CanadiensBuffalo SabresPhiladelphia Flyers, and Tampa Bay Lightning. He was the first Czech to play over 1,000 games in the NHL.

He is currently the director of hockey operations for Lausanne HC.

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Staff History

  • Lausanne HC (NL)- Owner, Director of Hockey Operations 2019-2022


  • U18 EJC All-Star Team 1982-1983
  • U18 EJC Best Defenseman 1982-1983
  • U18 EJC Bronze Medal 1982-1983
  • U18 EJC Silver Medal 1983-1984
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1983-1984
  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1985-1986
  • Olympic Gold Medal 1997-1998
  • Olympic Most Penalized Player (39) 1997-1998