Jan Suchý

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Jan Suchý (10 October 1944 – 24 August 2021) was a Czech ice hockey player. He was born in Německý Brod, then-Nazi Germany. He was sometimes known as the "European Bobby Orr".

He played in the Czechoslovakia national team in the world championships of 1965, 1966, 1968–71, 1973 and 1974. He also played in the ice hockey tournament of the 1968 Winter Olympics, winning a silver medal with his team.

Suchý died on 24 August 2021 at the age of 76.[1]

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  1. "Hokejista Suchý zemřel. Odešel nejlepší obránce světa, tvrdí v Brodě". iDNES.cz (in Czech). 24 August 2021. Retrieved 24 August 2021.