Miloslav Hořava

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Miloslav Hořava
Born (1961-08-14) August 14, 1961 (age 52)
Kladno, TCH
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 191 lb (87 kg; 13 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 176th overall, 1981
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1981–2000
Olympic medal record
Men’s Ice Hockey
Silver 1984 Sarajevo Ice Hockey
Bronze 1992 Albertville Ice Hockey

Miloslav Hořava (born on August 14, 1961) is a Czech ice hockey coach and former player. He played on the Silver medal winning ice hockey team at the 1984 Winter Olympics and bronze medal winning team at the 1992 Winter Olympics for Czechoslovakia.

He also played in parts of three seasons for the New York Rangers as a defenceman.

From 2002 he was working as a coach in Czech Extraliga. He was coaching HC Znojemští Orli, HC Pardubice, HC Karlovy Vary and BK Mladá Boleslav. In the beginning of the 2004–2005 season he returned to the Znojemští Orli, but in 2006 he left and started coaching Czech National U-20 Team.

On April 16, 2009, he signed a two-year contract as the new head coach for Modo Hockey of the Swedish Elitserien, a team where he also played three seasons between 1991 and 1994.

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Ice hockey at the 1992 Winter Olympics