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Bobby Holik

Bobby Holik  #16

Center
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: January 1, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Jihlava, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: HFD / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (10th overall)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1998, 1999) Traded to New Jersey by Hartford with Hartford's 2nd round choice (Jay Pandolfo) in 1993 Entry Draft for Sean Burke and Eric Weinrich, August 28, 1992. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, August 2, 2005. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 1, 2008. Officially announced his retirement, May 22, 2009.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday