Karel Rachunek

Karel Rachunek

Birth
Zlin, Okres Zlín, Zlínský (Zlin), Czech Republic
Death 7 Sep 2011 (aged 32)
Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia
Burial Zlin, Okres Zlín, Zlínský (Zlin), Czech Republic
Memorial ID 76149864 · View Source
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Professional Hockey Player. For seven seasons (1999 to 2004, 2006 to 2008), he played at the defense position in the National Hockey League with the Ottawa Senators, New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils. Born in Zlin, Czechoslovakia, he began playing hockey with his hometown team in 1997 before being selected by Ottawa during the 9th round (229 overall pick) of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. In 371 regular season games, he compiled 22 goals with 118 assists. Rachunek perished in a plane crash in Russia which also claimed the lives of several other former NHL player.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 7 Sep 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 76149864
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Karel Rachunek (27 Aug 1979–7 Sep 2011), Find a Grave Memorial no. 76149864, citing Lesní Hřbitov Zlin, Zlin, Okres Zlín, Zlínský (Zlin), Czech Republic ; Maintained by Find A Grave .