Stan Mikita facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStan Mikita
|Hockey Hall of Fame, 1983|
May 20, 1940|
Sokolče, Slovak Republic
|Died||August 7, 2018
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||169 lb (77 kg; 12 st 1 lb)|
|Played for||Chicago Black Hawks|
Stan Mikita (born Stanislav Guoth; May 20, 1940 – August 7, 2018) was a Slovak-born Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre. He played a career total of 22 years in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played his entire NHL career with the Chicago Black Hawks. He was often regarded as the best centre of the 1960s.
He worked as an good will ambassador for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Mikita died at the age of 78 on August 7, 2018 from complications of Lewy body dementia in Chicago.
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