Jaroslav Holík

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Not to be confused with Jaroslav Halák.
Jaroslav Holík
Born (1942-08-03)August 3, 1942
Německý Brod, Bohemia and Moravia
(now Czech Republic)
Died April 17, 2015(2015-04-17) (aged 72)
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Dukla Jihlava
National team  Czechoslovakia
Playing career 1956–1979
Jaroslav Holík
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Sapporo Team
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1972 Prague Ice hockey
Silver medal – second place 1965 Tampere Ice hockey
Silver medal – second place 1966 Ljubljana Ice hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1969 Stockholm Ice hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Stockholm Ice hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Moscow Ice hockey

Jaroslav Holík (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjaroslaf ˈɦoliːk]; August 3, 1942 – April 17, 2015) was a Czech professional ice hockey coach and former player. Holík played in the Czechoslovak Extraliga for Dukla Jihlava. He won a bronze medal at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo. He was also successful at the Ice Hockey World Championships, winning gold at the 1972 World Ice Hockey Championships in Prague, silver at the 1965 World Ice Hockey Championships in Tampere and 1966 World Ice Hockey Championships in Ljubljana, and bronze at the 1969 World Ice Hockey Championships, 1970 World Ice Hockey Championships, both in Stockholm, and 1973 World Ice Hockey Championships in Moscow.

After he finished his playing career, he worked as a coach. In 2000 he led the Czech under-20 national team to the victory at the 2000 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Sweden. He died on April 17, 2015.[1]

NHL player Bobby Holík is Jaroslav's son, Czechoslovak player Jiří Holík is his brother.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Odešla hokejová legenda. V 72 letech zemřel Jaroslav Holík". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). iDNES. 17 April 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2015. 

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