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Ivan Hlinka
Birth: Jan. 26, 1950
Death: Aug. 16, 2004

Renowned Hockey Player and Coach. As a player, he won the Hockey World Championships with Czechoslovakia in 1972, 1976 and 1977. He is concidered one of the greatest players in the Czech hockey history, and was appointed "Hockey Legend of the Czech Republic". He also played for Vancouver canucks 1981-1983. After his successful hockey career, he started a new one, as a coach. He became the first European to coach a NHL-team, the Pittsburgh Penguins. He led the Czech Republic Team to win the Olympics in Nagano 1998. (bio by: Peter Robsahm) 
 
Burial:
Litvinov City Cemetery
Litvinov
Ustecky (Usti nad Labem), Czech Republic
 
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Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
Record added: Aug 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9327595
Ivan Hlinka
Added by: Lena Johansson
 
Ivan Hlinka
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Ivan Hlinka
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Ivan,You were my idol for so long. Hockey hasn't been the same since you passed away. Miss you!
- Lena Johansson
 Added: May. 27, 2014

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Jan. 26, 2014
Dear Ivan, yesterday (Jan. 22nd, 2013) was the 15th anniversary of the Czech Hockey olympic gold medal in Nagano, Japan in which you were the coach...Today many of the players on that gold medal team came to the cemetery to visit your grave in honor of th...(Read more)
- A Czech Hockey Fan Forever
 Added: Feb. 23, 2013
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