Stan Mikita

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Stan Mikita
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1983
Stan Mikita.jpg
Born May 20, 1940 (1940-05-20) (age 73)
Sokolče, Czechoslovakia
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 169 lb (77 kg; 12 st 1 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Chicago Black Hawks
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
Playing career 1958–1980

Stan Mikita (born May 20 1940 in Sokolče, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovakian-Canadian retired professional ice hockey player, generally regarded as the best centre of the 1960s. He won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1961, where he played his entire career.

Preceded by
Pit Martin
Chicago Blackhawks captain
1976–77
with Pit Martin
Succeeded by
Keith Magnuson