Igor Liba

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Igor Liba
Born (1960-11-04) November 4, 1960 (age 54)
Prešov, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft 91st overall, 1983
Calgary Flames
Playing career 1981–2003
Olympic medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Silver 1984 Sarajevo Ice hockey
Bronze 1992 Albertville Ice hockey

Igor Liba (born November 4, 1960 in Prešov, Czechoslovakia) is a former Slovak ice hockey player. Played on 1992 Bronze Medal winning Olympic Hockey team for Czechoslovakia. Living in Košice, Slovakia.

Igor Liba was inducted into the Slovak Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005.


Igor Liba played for ZPA Prešov (1970–1978), HC Košice (1978–1982, 1984–1988, 1991–1992, 1997–1998 and 1998–1999) and HC Dukla Jihlava (1982–1984) in Czechoslovakia, after 1993 in Slovakia mostly for HK VTJ Spišská Nová Ves.

In 1983 he was drafted by the Calgary Flames. Played with the New York Rangers (10 games, 2 goals + 5 assists) and Los Angeles Kings (37 games, 7 goals + 18 assists) in the season of 1988–1989. In the Los Angeles Kings he was playing with Wayne Gretzky in one formation.

He also played for EHC Biel - Switzerland, it:Hockey Club Fiemme - Italy, TuTo Turku - Finland, HK VTJ Spišská Nová Ves - Slovakia, HK VTJ Trebišov - Slovakia, HC Zeltweg - Austria and HK Dragon Prešov - Slovakia.

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Preceded by
Vincent Lukac
Golden Hockey Stick
Succeeded by
Jiri Kralik