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Robert Svehla

Robert Svehla  #67

Defenseman
NUMBER: 67 BIRTHDATE: January 2, 1969
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Martin, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: CGY / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (78th overall)
Czechoslovakian First All-Star Team (1992) Named Best Defenseman at WC-A (1992) WC-B All-Star Team (1995) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1997) Traded to Florida by Calgary with Magnus Svensson for Florida's 3rd round choice (Dmitri Vlasenkov) in 1996 Entry Draft and Florida's 4th round choice (Ryan Ready) in 1997 Entry Draft, September 29, 1994. Traded to Toronto by Florida for Dmitry Yushkevich, July 18, 2002. Officially announced retirement, September 4, 2003.
Quote of the Day

For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday