Patrik Augusta

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Patrik Augusta
Born (1969-11-13) November 13, 1969 (age 47)
Jihlava, Czechoslovakia
Weight 169 lb (77 kg; 12 st 1 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Dukla Jihlava
St.Johns Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs
Washington Capitals
Long Beach Ice Dogs
Swenninger Wild Wings
Krefeld Pinguine
Hannover Scorpions
National team  Czechoslovakia
NHL Draft 149th overall, 1992
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1988–2006
Olympic medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Albertville Olympic Ice hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Prague World Championship Ice hockey
Gold medal – first place 1991 Czechoslovakia Elite League Ice hockey
Gold medal – first place 2003 DEL Ice hockey

Patrik Augusta (born November 13, 1969 in Jihlava, Czechoslovakia) is a retired ice hockey winger.

He was drafted 149th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft and played two games for the Leafs and two games for the Washington Capitals. He played in the IHL with the Long Beach Ice Dogs and then the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in which he has played for the Schwenningen Wild Wings, Krefeld Penguins and now the Hannover Scorpions, a club he has played on since the 2003–04 season. After the 2005–06 season, he announced his retirement. After working for 2 years as a European Scout for Phoenix Coyotes, he worked as a Sport Manager for team Dukla Jihlava. From 2009 he started his coaching career as an assistant coach for Dukla Jihlava.

He played on the bronze medal winning ice hockey team for Czechoslovakia at the 1992 Winter Olympics. Also played on the bronze medal team at 1992 World Championship in Prague. Was on the 1991 Czechoslovakia Elite League winning team Dukla Jihlava and 2003 DEL - Deutsche Eishockey Liga winning team Krefeld Pinguine.

In 2012, he became a Head Coach in Dukla Jihlava Ice Hockey Academy, coaching teams U16, U18 and U20. Also worked as Assistant Coach with U16, U17 and U18 Czech National Team at U18 World Championship in Grand Forks.[1]

His father Josef Augusta, who won a silver medal for Czechoslovakia at the 1976 Winter Olympics and was a three-time gold medal winner as a Coach for team Czech Republic at the World Championships in 1999, 2000 and 2001, died on February 16, 2017.

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  1. ^ "Reichel’s lasting legacy" INTERNATIONAL ICE HOCKEY FEDERATION. Retrieved 2016-07-07.

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