Anton Šťastný

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Anton Šťastný (born August 5, 1959) is a former Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who played nine seasons with the Quebec Nordiques of the National Hockey League from 1980 until 1989.wikipedia
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Paul Stastny

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He is the brother of Vladimír, Bohumil, Eva, Marián, and Peter Šťastný, and the uncle of Yan Stastny and Paul Stastny (both Peter's sons), all of whom have been involved in ice hockey at a professional level.
His uncles Anton and Marian Stastny both played in the NHL during the 1980s, also for the Nordiques.

Peter Šťastný

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He is the brother of Vladimír, Bohumil, Eva, Marián, and Peter Šťastný, and the uncle of Yan Stastny and Paul Stastny (both Peter's sons), all of whom have been involved in ice hockey at a professional level.
When the startling news broke in 1980 that Czechoslovakia player of the year, Peter Šťastný, and his brother, Anton, had defected to Canada to play with the Quebec Nordiques, it represented a watershed moment in professional hockey as one of the first major stars of Eastern bloc hockey to join the NHL.

Yan Stastny

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He is the brother of Vladimír, Bohumil, Eva, Marián, and Peter Šťastný, and the uncle of Yan Stastny and Paul Stastny (both Peter's sons), all of whom have been involved in ice hockey at a professional level.
His uncles Anton and Marián Šťastný also played in the NHL, and his brother Paul Stastny plays for the Vegas Golden Knights.

Marián Šťastný

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He is the brother of Vladimír, Bohumil, Eva, Marián, and Peter Šťastný, and the uncle of Yan Stastny and Paul Stastny (both Peter's sons), all of whom have been involved in ice hockey at a professional level.
Prior to moving to the NHL Šťastný had played in Czechoslovakia for HC Slovan Bratislava with his brothers, Peter and Anton.

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He ranks ninth overall in NHL points by a Slovak player.

Quebec Nordiques

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Anton Šťastný (born August 5, 1959) is a former Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who played nine seasons with the Quebec Nordiques of the National Hockey League from 1980 until 1989.
In August 1980 the Nordiques announced that they signed newly defected brothers Peter and Anton Stastny, members of the Czechoslovak national team, since they drafted Anton in the 1979 amateur draft.

1980–81 NHL season

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Anton Šťastný (born August 5, 1959) is a former Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who played nine seasons with the Quebec Nordiques of the National Hockey League from 1980 until 1989.

1988–89 NHL season

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Anton Šťastný (born August 5, 1959) is a former Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who played nine seasons with the Quebec Nordiques of the National Hockey League from 1980 until 1989.

1979 NHL Entry Draft

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He re-entered and was drafted 83rd overall by the Nordiques in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft.

1978 NHL Amateur Draft

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Šťastný was originally drafted 198th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft, but the selection was ruled invalid after it was determined Šťastný was too young to be drafted.

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Slovakia

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Anton Šťastný (born August 5, 1959) is a former Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who played nine seasons with the Quebec Nordiques of the National Hockey League from 1980 until 1989.

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Anton Šťastný (born August 5, 1959) is a former Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who played nine seasons with the Quebec Nordiques of the National Hockey League from 1980 until 1989.

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Anton Šťastný (born August 5, 1959) is a former Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who played nine seasons with the Quebec Nordiques of the National Hockey League from 1980 until 1989.

Switzerland

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Anton's son, Thomas Šťastný, played in Switzerland, last for Martigny in 2015.

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Anton's son, Thomas Šťastný, played in Switzerland, last for Martigny in 2015.

Philadelphia Flyers

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Šťastný was originally drafted 198th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft, but the selection was ruled invalid after it was determined Šťastný was too young to be drafted.

Pružina

His two older brothers, Vladimir (born 1945) and Bohumil (born 1947) were born when the family still lived in the village of Pružina, about 170 kilometres northeast of Bratislava.

Hydroelectricity

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Stanislav worked for a state-run company that built hydro-electric dams until 1980 when he retired, and mainly dealt with managing inventory.