You Are Here > SR/Olympics > Athletes > Richard Šmehlík

Richard Šmehlík

Full name: Richard Šmehlík
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: January 23, 1970 in Ostrava, Moravskoslezský kraj, Czech Republic
Affiliations: Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo (USA)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia, CZE Czech Republic
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Other SR Links: Hockey-Reference.com

Biography

Richard Šmehlík played in three Winter Olympics (1992, 1998, 2002) but only two World Championship tournaments (1991, 1992), also competing for Czechoslovakia at the 1991 Canada Cup. He won a bronze medal at the 1992 Worlds. Šmehlík started his career in Czechoslovakia with Vítkovice TJ, playing for them from 1987-92, except for the 1990-91 season, which he spent with HC Dukla Jihlava. He then moved to the National Hockey League (NHL) and never played competitively in European leagues again. Most of his career was spent with the Buffalo Sabres, who drafted him in 1990 in the 5th round of the NHL Entry Draft. He played for them from 1992-2002 except for the 1995-96 season when he was out with a knee injury. Šmehlík finished his career after the 2002-03 season, parts of which he spent with the New Jersey Devils and Atlanta Thrashers. He played in 644 NHL regular season games and 88 play-off games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE 1 Gold
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE 5T

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM P/M SOG S# TG IG S%
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 3 1992-02-08 0 1 2
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match 3/4 1 1992-02-22 TCH 6, USA 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1992-02-21 CAN 4, TCH 2 0 0 0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1992-02-19 TCH 3, SWE 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group B Match #2 1 1992-02-08 TCH 10, NOR 1 0 0 2
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group B Match #5 1 1992-02-10 TCH 6, FRA 4 0 1 0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group B Match #9 1 1992-02-12 TCH 4, EUN 3 0 0 0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group B Match #12 2 1992-02-14 CAN 5, TCH 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group B Match #14 1 1992-02-16 TCH 4, SUI 2 0 0 0
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Final Standings 1 1998-02-07 0 1 4 2 5
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Final Round Match 1/2 1 1998-02-22 CZE 1, RUS 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1998-02-20 CZE 1, CAN 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1998-02-18 CZE 4, USA 1 0 1 0 +2 0 1
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #1 1 1998-02-13 CZE 3, FIN 0 0 0 0 +1 1 1
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #4 1 1998-02-15 CZE 8, KAZ 2 0 0 4 0 3 1
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #6 2 1998-02-16 RUS 2, CZE 1 0 0 0 -1 0 1
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Final Standings 5T 2002-02-09 0 0 4 -3 3
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 2002-02-20 RUS 1, CZE 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #2 1 2002-02-15 CZE 8, GER 2 4 -2 1 0 0 2
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #3 2 2002-02-17 SWE 2, CZE 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
2002 Winter 32 Salt Lake City Ice Hockey Czech Republic CZE Group C Match #5 1T 2002-02-18 CZE 3, CAN 3 0 0 1 0 0 2
id: 97,640