Rudi Hiti

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Rudi Hiti
Born (1946-11-04) 4 November 1946 (age 70)
Jesenice, Yugoslavia
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Right
Played for Acroni Jesenice
Kranjska Gora
National team  Yugoslavia
Playing career 1962–1986

Rudolf Hiti (born 4 November 1946 in Jesenice, Yugoslavia) is a retired Slovenian ice hockey player and coach. In Slovenia he played for HK Kranjska Gora, HK Acroni Jesenice and HDD Olimpija Ljubljana, winning the Yugoslav league four times. Later he played in Italy, winning the Italian league three times with HC Bolzano, where his #13 jersey was retired. He played at 17 World Championships for Yugoslavia, which is a world record, and two Olympic Games. In 1970 he was close to signing for NHL club Chicago Blackhawks, but an injury on the first friendly game for Blackhawks prevented him from signing the contract. On 5 May 2009 he was introduced to the IIHF Hall of Fame as the second Slovene.[1]


  1. ^ "The inductee class of 2009". IIHF. March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-11. 

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