Martin Čech

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Martin Čech
Born (1976-06-02)June 2, 1976
Havlíčkův Brod, Czechoslovakia
Died September 6, 2007(2007-09-06) (aged 31)
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for HC Zlín
HC Lasselsberger Plzeň
JYP (SM-liiga)
Pelicans (SM-liiga)
Metallurg Magnitogorsk (RSL)
HC Sibir Novosibirsk (RSL)
Salavat Yulaev Ufa (RSL)
HC Moeller Pardubice
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1993–2007

Martin Čech (June 2, 1976 in Havlíčkův Brod – September 6, 2007 in Havlíčkův Brod) was a Czech ice hockey defenceman.[1]

Čech played in the Czech Extraliga for HC Zlín and HC Lasselsberger Plzeň before moving to Finland's SM-liiga, spending one season with JYP and two seasons with Pelicans. He then moved to the Russian Super League playing for Metallurg Magnitogorsk, HC Sibir Novosibirsk and Salavat Yulaev Ufa before returning to the Extraliga for HC Moeller Pardubice. He also represented the Czech Republic at international level. Čech was killed in a car accident on September 6, 2007.[2] Despite being deceased, Čech appears in hockey video games: NHL 09, 10, and 11.

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