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Bobby Holík

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Ice hockey player

Jaroslav Holik

Bobby Holik

Career start

Playing career

104 kg


1.93 m

Andrea Holikova

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January 1, 1971 (age 53) Jihlava, Czechoslovakia (

Played for
HC Dukla Jihlava (Cze-1) Hartford Whalers New Jersey Devils New York Rangers Atlanta Thrashers

National team
Czech Republic   Czechoslovakia

NHL Draft
10th overall, 1989 Hartford Whalers

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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.


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Playing career

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Holik began his NHL career playing for the Hartford Whalers in 1990 after being selected tenth overall by them 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, featuring as a member of the 'Crash Line' along with Mike Peluso and Randy McKay, and winning two Stanley Cups: first in 1995 and again in 2000. Prior to the 2002–03 season Holík as a free agent signed a five-year, $45 million contract with the New York Rangers.

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In 2005, following the 2004 lockout, the Rangers bought out the remainder of Holík's contract and he signed with the Atlanta Thrashers. 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.

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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.

Personal life

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Holík 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.

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Holík's nephew, David Musil, was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers.

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Holík is an avid rifle, pistol & shotgun enthusiast. After being introduced to firearms manufacturer CZ-USA's President Alice Poluchova by shooting instructor Shepard Humphries, Holík became CZ-USA's celebrity representative.

Awards and achievements

  • 1994–95, 1999–2000: NHL Stanley Cup (New Jersey Devils)
  • 1997–98, 1998–99: Played in NHL All-Star game
  • References

    Bobby Holík Wikipedia

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