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Dominik Hashek

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Date of Birth: 01/29/1965

Age: 51

Place of birth: Pardubice

Background

Born on 29 January 1965 in the Czech town of Pardubice. His professional career began in 1981 at a local club, "Tesla".

In the years 1981-1989 he played in the team, "Tesla" (Pardubice).

Champion of Czechoslovakia in 1987 and 1989. In the championships of Czechoslovakia played 297 matches.

Champion of Finland in 1989.

Member of World and European championships in 1983, 1986, 1987 and 1989 (30 matches), the Winter Olympic Games of 1988 (5 games), Lottery Cup Canada 1984 and 1987 (10 games).

The second prize winner of 1983 World Cup, the third prize winner of the world championships in 1987 and 1989.

The second winner of the European championships of 1983, 1987 and 1989.

In the North American National Hockey League debut in 1991 in the team "Chicago Black Hawks".

He was named the best goalkeeper in the world championships in 1987 and 1989.

I fall into the first All Star Team in 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998 and 1999. During these years, he was named the best goalkeeper of the NHL. The first 1962 NHL goaltender, who was named the best player of the season.

Goalkeeper of the Czech Republic and the club "Deytroyt Red Wings", which is almost constantly in recent years, called the best goalkeeper in the NHL.

Olympic champion in 1998; in 1998 he helped the Czech national team win the "gold" Olympic Games in Nagano.

Three-time bronze medalist of the World Championships 1987, 1989 and 1990.

Six-time winner of the prize for the best goalkeeper, "Vezina Trophy."

Two-time winner of the "William M. Jennings Trophy."

Two-time winner of the "Hart".

Two-time winner "Lester Pearson Award" .Shestikratny party games "All Stars".

Member Canada Cups 1984, 1987 and 1991.

In July 2001 he moved to the "Detroit".

He was the first European goaltender could not simply be noted in the NHL, and six times to win the prize for the best goalkeeper of the League and then the Stanley Cup, won with "Detroit" in 2002.

Total in the world championships and the Olympics has played 53 matches.

In 2002, after winning the Stanley Cup in the "Detroit Red Wings", Hasek retired. He returned a year later, was injured and left again.

In summer 2004, Hasek came back the second time, signing a one-year $ 2 million contract with the NHL club, "Ottawa Senators". If the "senators" to win the Stanley Cup, Hasek fee would increase vdvoe.Odnako these plans did not come true because of the lockout, the NHL and the subsequent cancellation of the season 2004/05. Since the lockout has confused all plans goalkeeper and regular retirement happened against his will.

Dominik Hasek is included in the national team of the Czech Republic, which will go to the Olympic Games in Turin.

He opened a charitable foundation in his own name Hasek`s Heroes. The money will be spent on children from poor families, who are engaged in hockey.

Hasek is the owner of the trademark "Dominator" produces hockey equipment and clothing for yoga, fitness, aerobics.

For the victory of the national team at the Olympics in Nagano Czech astronomers was named after Dominik Hasek a new planet.

He is married and has two children.