|5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
169 lb (77 kg)
|Born||October 10, 1944,|
Havlíčkův Brod, CS
|Pro Career||1963 – 1983|
From the ages of 8 to 19, Suchý played for a local team, Jiskra Havlíčkův Brod. He then played for the Czechoslovakian team Dukla Jihlava from 1963 to 1979. He helped lead them to seven Czechoslovakian league titles. By his last season he had scored more goals than any defenceman in league history. He then continued to play in Austria and Germany until 1984.
He was also the first European to be placed on an NHL protected list (by the Boston Bruins).
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- Jan Suchy
- Jan Suchý - player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
- Jan Suchý's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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