Ivan Hlinka

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Birthday
26, 1950
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Aug 16, 2004 (54)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1950
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Aug 16, 2004 (54)

About

Center who represented Czechoslovakia in the Olympics, winning bronze in 1972 and silver in 1976, also winning gold at the World Ice Hockey Championships.

Before Fame

He began playing hockey when he was 6 years old.

Trivia

He coached the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins.

Family Life

He was born in Most, Czechoslovakia.

Associated With

Dorothy Hamill also competed in the 1976 Olympics, winning figure skating gold for the United States.