Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Frantisek Musil
Frantisek Musil was born December 17, 1964 in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia. The 3rd choice, 38th overall selection of the Minnesota North Stars in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft, Musil honed his skills in Czechoslovakia before coming to North America in 1986-87.

Musil is a two time member of the Czech European Junior Championship team, a three time member of its World Junior team, a three time member of its World and European Championship team and a two time member of its Canada Cup team, capturing one Gold medal, seven Silver and two Bronze.

In 1986-87, Frantisek Musil made his NHL debut with Minnesota. Known more as a defensive defenseman, Musil spent four full seasons with the Stars, before being traded to the Calgary Flames early into the 1990-91 season.

The durable defenseman spent three seasons with the Flames before being dealt to the Ottawa Senators early into his fourth year with the club. Even though he spent the early part of the season in Calgary, Musil played 19 games with HC Sparta Praha of the Czech Republic and one game with Germany's HC Saxonia.

After arriving in Ottawa, Musil spent the better part of the year with the Senators while playing 16 games in the Czech Republic with Karlovy Vary-2. Musil returned to the Senators in 1996-97 before splitting his 1997-98 season with the IHL's Detroit Vipers and Indianapolis Ice.

After beginning the 97-98 season in the IHL, the Senators traded Musil to the Edmonton Oilers with whom he finished the season. Musil played two played two more seasons with the Oilers, although he missed the entire 99-2000 season recovering from a spinal cord injury he suffered in training camp.

Throughout his career, Frantisek Musil has played in over 800 NHL games, scoring 36 goals while adding 108 assists for 144 points.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1980-81 Tesla Pardubice Czech 2 0 0 0 0
1980-81 Czechoslovakia EJC-A 5 0 2 2 6
1981-82 Tesla Pardubice Czech 35 1 3 4 34
1981-82 Czechoslovakia WJC-A 7 1 1 2 8
1981-82 Czechoslovakia EJC-A 5 1 2 3 12
1982-83 Tesla Pardubice Czech 33 1 2 3 44
1982-83 Czechoslovakia WJC-A 6 0 2 2 8
1982-83 Czechoslovakia WEC-A 4 0 1 1 6
1983-84 Tesla Pardubice Czech 37 4 8 12 72
1983-84 Czechoslovakia WJC-A 7 0 2 2 10
1984-85 Czechoslovakia Can-Cup 5 0 1 1 4
1984-85 Dukla Jihlava Czech 44 4 6 10 76
1984-85 Czechoslovakia WEC-A 10 1 1 2 12
1985-86 Dukla Jihlava Czech 34 4 7 11 42
1985-86 Czechoslovakia WEC-A 10 0 2 2 20
1986-87 Minnesota North Stars NHL 72 2 9 11 148 0
1987-88 Minnesota North Stars NHL 80 9 8 17 213 -2
1988-89 Minnesota North Stars NHL 55 1 19 20 54 +4 5 1 1 2 4
1989-90 Minnesota North Stars NHL 56 2 8 10 109 0 4 0 0 0 14
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars NHL 8 0 2 2 23 0
1990-91 Calgary Flames NHL 67 7 14 21 160 +12 7 0 0 0 10
1990-91 Czechoslovakia WEC-A 10 2 0 2 40
1991-92 Czechoslovakia Can-Cup 5 0 0 0 6
1991-92 Calgary Flames NHL 78 4 8 12 103 +12
1991-92 Czechoslovakia WC-A 7 3 1 4 26
1992-93 Calgary Flames NHL 80 6 10 16 131 +28 6 1 1 2 7
1993-94 Calgary Flames NHL 75 1 8 9 50 +38 7 0 1 1 4
1993-94 Czech Republic WC-A 2 0 0 0 2
1994-95 HC Sparta Praha CzRep 19 1 4 5 50
1994-95 ESG Fuchse Sachsen Weisswasser/Chemnitz Germany 1 0 0 0 2
1994-95 Calgary Flames NHL 35 0 5 5 61 +6 5 0 1 1 0
1995-96 Slavia Becherovka Karlovy Vary CzRep-2 16 7 4 11 16
1995-96 Ottawa Senators NHL 65 1 3 4 85 -10
1996-97 Ottawa Senators NHL 57 0 5 5 58 +6
1997-98 Indianapolis Ice IHL 52 5 8 13 122 +2
1997-98 Detroit Vipers IHL 9 0 0 0 6 +1
1997-98 Edmonton Oilers NHL 17 1 2 3 8 +1 7 0 0 0 6
1998-99 Edmonton Oilers NHL 39 0 3 3 34 0 1 0 0 0 2
1999-00 Edmonton Oilers NHL
2000-01 Edmonton Oilers NHL 13 0 2 2 4 -2
2001-02 HC Dukla Jihlava CzRep-2 3 0 1 1 54 13 0 2 2 47
NHL Totals 797 34 106 140 1241 42 2 4 6 47


WC-A All-Star Team (1992) Traded to Calgary by Minnesota for Brian Glynn, October 26, 1990. Traded to Ottawa by Calgary for Ottawa's 4th round pick (Chris St. Croix) in 1997 NHL Draft, October 7, 1995. Traded to Edmonton by Ottawa for Scott Ferguson, March 9, 1998.
Missed entire 1999-2000 season and start of 2000-01 due to spinal cord injury suffered in practice, October 2, 1999.
Missed majority of 2000-01 due to neck injury vs. Columbus, January 7, 2001.
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