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Jiří Fischer

Jiří Fischer is a former professional ice hockey defenceman in the National Hockey League who played his entire career with the Detroit Red Wings. He currently serves as Detroit's Director of Player Development. Fischer was selected in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft in the first round, 25th overall, by the Red Wings, and was a part of the team that won the 2002 Stanley Cup. Fischer's playing career ended after he went into cardiac arrest in a November 2005 game, and narrowly escaped death due to the immediate action of doctors and other arena personnel. He subsequently retired due to his heart problems. He also served as the assistant coach for the Czech Republic during the 2012 IIHF ... more on Wikipedia

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