26 January 1978|
7 May 2019 (aged 41)|
Pardubice, Czech Republic
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)|
HC Sparta Praha|
Nurnberg Ice Tigers
HC Lada Togliatti
HC Slavia Praha
HC Hradec Králové
|National team||Czech Republic|
Adam Svoboda (26 January 1978 – 7 May 2019) was a Czech ice hockey player and coach. He played as a goaltender. Outside of the Czech Republic, Svoboda played in Russia, Sweden, Germany and Kazakhstan. He played for many teams including HC Sparta Praha, HC Pardubice, HC Lada Togliatti, Timrå IK, HC Slavia Praha, Nürnberg Ice Tigers. He also played for the Czech Republic national team. He won a winner's medal after his country's Ice Hockey World Championship win in 2005. He was born in Brno.
Svoboda died in a suicide by hanging on 7 May 2019 in Pardubice. He was 41.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Willoughby, Ian (7 May 2019). "Ex-ice hockey international Svoboda dies at 41". Radio Prague. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or The Internet Hockey Database