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Milan Hnilička
Born (1973-06-25)June 25, 1973,
Litoměřice, Czechoslovakia
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
Czech Extraliga team
F. teams
Bílí Tygři Liberec
New York Rangers
Atlanta Thrashers
Los Angeles Kings
Ntl. team Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
NHL Draft 70th overall, 1991
New York Islanders
Playing career 1989–2010

Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Bronze 1992 Albertville Team
Gold 1998 Nagano Team
Bronze 2006 Torino Team

Milan Hnilička[1] (born June 25, 1973 in Litoměřice, Czechoslovakia) is a former Czech ice hockey goalie who played in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers, Atlanta Thrashers and the Los Angeles Kings. He was drafted 70th overall by the New York Islanders in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. In 2000, Milan won the Calder Cup while playing for the Hartford Wolf Pack. He recently played as goaltender in the Czech Extraliga for Bílí Tygři Liberec. He announced his retirement in August 2010.

International play[]

Hnilička played his first game for the Czechoslovak team in 1991, and played twice for Czechoslovakia and 97 times for the Czech national team.[2]


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