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Ľubomír Kolník

Ľubomír Kolník

(1968-01-23) January 23, 1968

Nitra, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Slovak Extraliga team
Former teams
HK 36 Skalica
HC Dukla Trenčín
HC Slovan Bratislava
HK Ardo Nitra
HKm Zvolen
National team  Czechoslovakia 
NHL Draft 116th overall, 1990
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 1987–2009

Ľubomír Kolník (born January 23, 1968 in Nitra, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak ice hockey player, who currently plays for HK 36 Skalica in the Slovak Extraliga.

Kolník began his career with HC Dukla Trenčín in the Czechoslovak Extraliga. Kolník was drafted 116th overall in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils but never played in the NHL. In 1992, he moved to Finland and played for Jokipojat of the I divisioona and eventually moved to Lukko in the SM-liiga. He returned to Dukla Trenčín in 1994 for one season before returning to the SM-liiga for Kiekko-Espoo.

Kolník returned to Slovakia in 1996 and signed with HC Slovan Bratislava and remained until 2001 when he joined HK Ardo Nitra. After one season he moved to HKm Zvolen, but left again after one season and returned to Nitra. He signed for HK 36 Skalica in 2008.

Kolník represented Czechoslovakia in the 1991 World Ice Hockey Championship. He then represented Slovakia following the dissolution of Czechoslovakia and played in five World Championships. He also played in the 1994 Winter Olympics.

External links

  • Ľubomír Kolník's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Ľubomír Kolník profile at
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