COACHES

Roman Hamrlik

Defensive Coach

1st overall draft pick. Played 20 years in the NHL. He has played over 1300 games in his NHL career, participated in 3 NHL all star games and also played in the 98′ Winter Olympics where he was part of the gold-medal winning team. Played 4 season with the Montreal Canadians.

Roman Hamrlik (born April 12, 1974) is a Czech former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was originally selected first overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning, going on to begin his career with the team before later playing for the Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, Calgary Flames, Montreal Canadiens, Washington Capitals and New York Rangers. In total, he has played over 1,300 games during his NHL career and participated in three NHL All-Star Games, in 1996, 1999 and 2003.

Hamrlík has also represented the Czech Republic on numerous occasions at the international level, including at the 1998 Winter Olympics, where he was part of the gold medal-winning Czech team. He also played in the 2002 Winter Olympics, as well as two Ice Hockey World Championships, in 1994 and 2004, and two World Cup of Hockey tournaments, in 1996 and 2004 World Cup of Hockey.

Awards

NHL All-Star Game – 1996, 1999, 2003

Petr Klima

Offensive Coach

13 years experience in the NHL and 1990 Stanley Cup winner with the Edmonton Oilers. He played alongside hockey legends such as Kuri, and Messier.

Petr Klíma (born December 23, 1964) is a Czech former professional ice hockey forward. He played in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, Edmonton Oilers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Los Angeles Kings, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He also played part of a season with the IHL Cleveland Lumberjacks and two seasons in the Czech leagues.

Achievements

1989–90 – NHL – Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
1985 – First Czechoslovakian born player after the Stastny brothers to defect straight to an NHL team (Detroit Red Wings)