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Stan Mikita

Stan Mikita is a Czech-Canadian ice hockey player. He was born in Sokolce, Czechoslovakia on May 20, 1940, but he moved to Ontario, Canada as a young boy. He became an NHL hockey player, playing his entire career with the Chicago Blackhawks from 1959-1980. He played centre and won many awards over his career inclduing the Hart Trophy (twice), the Art Ross Memorial Trophy (four times), and the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy (twice), and a Stanley Cup in 1961. Open his retirement he had the second most points of any NHL player ever, after Gordie Howe. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1983.