Stan Mikita Biography

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Stan Mikita

Quick Facts Of Stan Mikita

Celebrated Name Stan Mikita
Age 78 Years
Nick Name Stan
Birth Name Stan Mikita
Birth Date 1940-05-20
Gender Male
Profession Ice Hockey Player
Birth Nation Slovak Republic
Place Of Birth Sokolce
Nationality Slovak
Current Team Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League
Position Centre
Death Date 7th August, 2018
Horoscope Taurus
Height 1.75 m
Weight 77 Kg
Cause Of Death Lewy body dementia
Marital Status Married
Spouse Jill Mikita
Children 4: Meg, Scott, Jane and Christopher
Net Worth Unknown

One of the popular professional ice hockey player is named as Stanislav Mikita who plays for Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League. He is a well-known celebrity. He is famous for contribution to professional life. He is best at Centre position. Currently, he is playing in Chicago Black. He is very talented and skilled player. His best at the right shot. At the age of 78, Stan left this world on 7th August 2018.

Early Life of Stan

Passionate and enthusiastic player, Stan Mikita was born on 20th May 1940. He was born and raised in Sokolce, the city of Slovak Republic. He was adopted by Joe Mikita and Anna Mikita, his Uncle, and Aunt. His nationality is Slovak. His astrological sign is Taurus. At the small age, he began his career with ice hockey.

Body Features of Stan

Stan has got a great personality. Talking about his body, his height is 1.75 m. His weight is of 77 Kg. He has a balanced body with good health. He has an attractive body figure. His smiling face and charming personality have helped him to gain the attention of all the viewers.

Career of Stan

  • He started his career with the St. Catharines. He played in this club for 3 seasons and later promoted in Chicago Black Hawks in the year 1959.
  • He played the full year of 1961 and won Stanley Cup by the total scoring of six.
  • The season of 1967-1968 was also won by the Chicago player.
  • Later, he wins the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
  • After winning the trophy, he teamed up with Chicago businessman Irv Tiahnybik to form the American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association (AHIHA) in the year 1973.
  • He was also one of the first players to wear a helmet full time in which an errant shot tore a piece off one of his ears. Later, it was stitched.
  • He then later suffered by chronic back injuries, leading to his retirement during the 1979–80 season.
  • Mikita proved himself as a talented player and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1983 and also into the Slovak Hockey Hall of Fame in 2002.
  • He then became a golf pro at Kemper Lakes Golf Club after his retirement.
  • Mikita was diagnosed with oral cancer on 24th May 2011. And later he was having Lewy body dementia, a progressive disease.
  • Later, it was revealed that due to his illness, he has no memory of his former life and is being cared for by his wife Jill in the month of June.
  • He appeared as himself in a cameo role in the film Wayne's World.
  • At the age of 78, on 7th August 2018, he died.

Personal Life of Stan

Affairs

Stan is a married man with Jill Mikita. The couple married in the year of 1963. They seem to be very happy with each other. The couple makes public appearances together often. There is no any sign of Separation between them. They are living peacefully. The couple is blessed with 4 children named Meg, Scott, Jane, and Christopher.

Net Worth

This excellent player makes good money from his work. His net worth and salary is kept in privacy but there is no doubt in the mind of his supporters and followers he is satisfied with his earning. His exact net worth figure is still yet to get unfolded.

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