Peter Bondra

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Peter Bondra (born February 7, 1968) is a Soviet-born Slovak former professional ice hockey player.wikipedia
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List of NHL players with 500 goals

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A two-time 50-goal scorer, Bondra became the 37th player in National Hockey League (NHL) history to score 500 NHL goals.
The 2006–07 NHL season saw the largest number of players (five) achieve their 500th goal (Teemu Selanne, Mike Modano, Mark Recchi, Mats Sundin, and Peter Bondra).

Dávid Bondra

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His son David is a forward of HC Kunlun Red Star and also plays for Slovak national team, similarly to his father.
Bondra was born in Annapolis, Maryland, when his father, Peter was a member of the Washington Capitals.

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As a result, Bondra was traded to the Ottawa Senators for Brooks Laich and a second round draft pick.
Laich was originally drafted by the Senators in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, and was later traded to the Capitals as part of the package for Peter Bondra.

Washington Capitals

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Bondra was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft, 156th overall.
Then in 1998, as the Caps opened MCI Center, Peter Bondra's 52 goals led the team, veterans Dale Hunter, Joe Juneau and Adam Oates returned to old form, and Olaf Kolzig had a solid .920 save percentage as the Caps got past the Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators and Buffalo Sabres (the latter on a dramatic overtime win in game six on a goal by Joe Juneau) en route to the team's first Stanley Cup finals appearance.

2003–04 NHL season

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In the 2003–04 season, Bondra's 14th with Washington, the Capitals endured a disappointing year and in a salary purge move traded veteran members of the team to contenders.
The Capitals traded away Jaromir Jagr, Peter Bondra, Sergei Gonchar, Robert Lang and Anson Carter, while the Rangers moved Petr Nedved, Brian Leetch, Anson Carter and Alexei Kovalev to other NHL teams.

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Currently, Bondra and his wife Luba, as well as their daughter Petra and two sons, David and Nick, reside in Riva, Maryland, and has participated in multiple alumni games and appearances with the current Capitals organization.

Poprad

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The parents moved with Peter and his two older brothers, Juraj and Vladimír, to Poprad when Peter was three years old.

Czechoslovakia

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Bondra's father (a Rusyn) had moved to Lutsk from Jakubany, Czechoslovakia, when he was 16, and where he met his wife (a Pole).
Peter Šťastný, Jaromír Jágr, Dominik Hašek, Peter Bondra, Petr Klíma, Marián Gáborík, Marián Hossa, Miroslav Šatan and Pavol Demitra all come from Czechoslovakia.

1990 NHL Entry Draft

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Bondra was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft, 156th overall.

1998 Stanley Cup Finals

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His deepest playoff run came in 1997–98, when the Capitals advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals before being swept by the Detroit Red Wings.

Slovakia men's national ice hockey team

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His son David is a forward of HC Kunlun Red Star and also plays for Slovak national team, similarly to his father. He was the general manager of the Slovakia national team from 2007 to 2011.

Detroit Vipers

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The 1995–96 season would see the notable signing of Washington Capitals star Peter Bondra for a brief time, while he was locked in a holdout with Washington management, as well as the departure of Rick Dudley to take the general manager's position with the Ottawa Senators, replaced by assistant coach Steve Ludzik for the final 32 games.

HC Košice

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Bondra played one season for HK Poprad in the lower ranks of Czechoslovak league competition, and transferred to VSŽ Košice in the First Division at the age of 18.

2002 IIHF World Championship

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Ice Hockey World Championships

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Bondra has represented Slovakia on seven occasions in international competition, including the 1994 Winter Olympics qualifying tournament, the 1998 Winter Olympics, the 2006 Winter Olympics, the 1996 World Cup of Hockey and the Ice Hockey World Championship in 2002 and 2003.
In the gold medal game between Russia and Slovakia, Slovakian Peter Bondra scored in the final two minutes of the game and the nation won its first ever World Championship.

HK Poprad

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Bondra played one season for HK Poprad in the lower ranks of Czechoslovak league competition, and transferred to VSŽ Košice in the First Division at the age of 18.

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