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Dominik Hašek

Full name: Dominik Hašek
Nickname(s): Dominator
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: January 29, 1965 in Pardubice, Pardubický kraj, Czech Republic
Affiliations: HC Pardubice, Pardubice (CZE) / Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo (USA) / Detroit Red Wings, Detroit (USA) / Ottawa Senators, Ottawa (CAN)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia, CZE Czech Republic
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Other SR Links: Hockey-Reference.com

Biography

Dominik Hašek is considered one of the greatest goaltenders of all-time, and became known as “The Dominator.” He started out with HC ČSOB Pojišťovna Pardubice in 1980, but in 1990 joined the Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League (NHL), and would stay in the NHL through 2008, later playing with the Buffalo Sabres and the Detroit Red Wings. From 1993-2001 Hašek won the Vezina Trophy six times, emblematic of the top goalie in the NHL. He twice played on Stanley Cup Champions with the Red Wings, leading them to the title in 2002 and 2008. His career saves percentage of 0.9223 is the highest career total in the NHL (as of 2013), and his 1998-99 season save percentage of 0.9336 was an NHL record at the time, since bettered twice through 2013. After his NHL career ended, Hašek played one more year with HC ČSOB Pojišťovna Pardubice, and then a final year with HC Spartak Moskva before retiring in 2012.

Internationally Hašek won multiple medals for Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic. He started by winning three silver medals with Czechoslovakia at the World Junior Championships in 1982, 1983, and 1985. He added four medals at the World Championships, winning silver in 1983, and three bronzes in 1987, 1989, and 1990. Hašek’s work in goal was considered responsible for the Czech Republic winning the 1998 Olympic gold medal, and he came back in 2006 to win an Olympic bronze, although he played only briefly there because of injuries.

Hašek was unusual among high level Czech hockey players as he had a university degree, graduating from the University of Hradec Králové with an education degree, and later briefly taught high school classes. Prior to starting hockey, he played competitive football (soccer) and was a junior tennis champion in Bohemia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Winter 23 Calgary Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH 6
1998 Winter 33 Nagano Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE 1 Gold
2002 Winter 37 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE 5T
2006 Winter 41 Torino Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE 3 Bronze

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM S S% P/M SOG S# TG IG SO
1988 Winter 23 Calgary Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 6 1988-02-13 0 0 0 90 83.3%
1988 Winter 23 Calgary Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #1 2 1988-02-24 SWE 6, TCH 2 0 0 0 24 80.0%
1988 Winter 23 Calgary Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #5 1 1988-02-26 TCH 5, FIN 2 0 0 0 24 92.3%
1988 Winter 23 Calgary Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #7 2 1988-02-27 CAN 6, TCH 3 0 0 0 24 80.0%
1988 Winter 23 Calgary Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group B Match #6 1 1988-02-15 TCH 7, USA 5 0 0 0 8 72.7%
1988 Winter 23 Calgary Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group B Match #13 2 1988-02-21 URS 6, TCH 1 0 0 0 10 90.9%
1998 Winter 33 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Final Standings 1 1998-02-07 0 0 4 149 96.1% 0 0
1998 Winter 33 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Final Round Match 1/2 1 1998-02-22 CZE 1, RUS 0 0 0 2 20 100.0% 0 1
1998 Winter 33 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1998-02-20 CZE 1, CAN 1 0 0 0 24 96.0% 0 1
1998 Winter 33 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1998-02-18 CZE 4, USA 1 0 0 0 38 97.4% 0 1
1998 Winter 33 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #1 1 1998-02-13 CZE 3, FIN 0 0 0 0 17 100.0% 0 1
1998 Winter 33 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #4 1 1998-02-15 CZE 8, KAZ 2 0 0 0 21 91.3% 0 1
1998 Winter 33 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #6 2 1998-02-16 RUS 2, CZE 1 0 0 2 29 93.5% 0 1
2002 Winter 37 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Final Standings 5T 2002-02-09 0 0 0 97 92.4% 0 0
2002 Winter 37 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 2002-02-20 RUS 1, CZE 0 0 96.3% 0 0 0 26
2002 Winter 37 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #2 1 2002-02-15 CZE 8, GER 2 0 90.0% 0 0 0 18
2002 Winter 37 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #3 2 2002-02-17 SWE 2, CZE 1 0 90.9% 0 0 0 20
2002 Winter 37 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #5 1T 2002-02-18 CZE 3, CAN 3 0 91.7% 0 0 0 33
2006 Winter 41 Torino Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Final Standings 3 2006-02-15 0 0 0 4 100.0% 0 0
2006 Winter 41 Torino Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group A Match #3 1 2006-02-15 CZE 4, GER 1 0 0 0 4 100.0% 0