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Vladimir Ruzicka

Vladimir Ruzicka

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BIRTHDATE: June 6, 1963
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Most, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: TOR / 1982 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (73rd overall)
EJC-A All-Star Team (1981) WJC-A All-Star Team (1982, 1983) WEC-A All-Star Team (1985) Czechoslovakian Player of the Year (1986, 1988) Czechoslovakian First All-Star Team (1988, 1989) Traded to Edmonton by Toronto for Edmonton's 4th round choice (Greg Walters) in 1990 Entry Draft, December 21, 1989. Traded to Boston by Edmonton for Greg Hawgood, October 22, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, August 12, 1993.
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I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday