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Frantisek Kucera (Frantisek Kucera)

Born: 1968 AD
Currently alive, at 47 years of age.

Nationality: Czech
Categories: Hockey Player


1968 - Born February 3 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.


         - Retired professional ice hockey defenseman.


1985-1991 - Played with Sparta Praha and Dukla Jihlava.


         - He competed at the 1986 European Junior Championships and was selected to the tournament all-star team.


       - Chosen 77th overall in 1986 by the Chicago Black Hawks.


       - Helped Czechoslovakia win the silver medal at the 1987 World Junior Championships and finished fourth with the team in 1988.


       -Played for his country at the 1989 World Championships and the 1991 Canada Cup.


1990-1991 - He played 40 games for Chicago.


1993-1994 - Became a regular until he was traded to the Hartford Whalers.


         - Played for Czech Republic World Championships but the team finished at sixth place.


1995 - He joined the Vancouver Canucks in December but spent more time with the team's AHL affiliate in Syracuse.


1997-1998 - Played for Philadelphia Flyers in March.


       - Spent the rest of the season in the minors. He went home to play for Sparta Praha     domestically and in the European Hockey League.


       - He also played six games for the Czech Republic when they won the gold medal at the 1998 Nagano Olympics.




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