Ján Kobezda suddenly passed away

Ján Kobezda suddenly passed away

Davide Tuniz27 Jan 2017Davide Tuniz»

Dukla Trencin headcoach suffered an heart attack at the eve of game against HC Kosice


Slovakian hockey is mourning the sudden loss of Dukla Trencin GM and headcoach Ján Kobezda. According to initial informations, he succumbed to heart attack. "We don't have many informations about what happened - said forward Jakub Gasparovic to Hokejportal.net. - This morning the pre-game training took place normally. We received the news on the way to Košice by assistant coach Julius Pénzeš. We immediately went back to Trencin"

Kobezda,41, played for Dubnica, Dukla Trencin and Slovan Bratislava in Slovak Extraliga, spent three seasons overseas playing for Tallahassee Tiger Sharks, Fort Wayne Komets and Missouri River Otters and had a short passage in Finland with Ilves Tampere jersey. Finished active career in Iceland with SA Akureyri before to begin coach career in same Iceland. Went back to native Slovakia to coach junior team of Dubnica, Bulldogs Trencin and Dukla, where in 2013-14 season won the gold medal. Began this season as GM of Dukla, taking on the headcoach position at the begin of January when replaced fired Josef Turek, along with Julius Penzes and Viliam Cacho.

In all stadiums of Extraliga Kobezda was remembered with a minute of silence, while the match Kosice - Trencin was rescheduled to a further date.

Eurohockey.com express the condolences to the club and to Mr. Kobezda family

Ico Facebook Ico Del.icio.us Ico Stumbleupon Ico Twitter Ico Digg it
Recent transfersShow all transfers»
  1. 24 Mar 2018 |  Kevin Beech  (G)
    Saale Bulls Hallearrowunknown
  2. 24 Mar 2018 |  Patrik Cerveny  (G)
    Saale Bulls Hallearrowunknown
  3. 24 Mar 2018 |  Sebastian Albrecht  (G)
    Hannover Indiansarrowunknown
  4. 24 Mar 2018 |  Kevin Kunz  (F)
    EHC Timmendorfer Strand 06arrowunknown
  5. 24 Mar 2018 |  Magnus Bo Hansen  (G)
    Hvidovre Fightersarrowunknown
  6. 24 Mar 2018 |  Ryan MacKinnon  (D)
    Worcester RailersarrowBridgeport Sound Tigers
  7. 24 Mar 2018 |  Jackson Ross  (D)
    Surrey EaglesarrowColorado College


Czech Rep.:  Tipsport extraliga | 1.liga | 2.liga

Finland:  Liiga | Mestis

Germany:  DEL | DEL2

Russia:  KHL | VHL

Slovakia:  Tipsport Extraliga | 1.liga

Sweden:  SHL | HockeyAllsvenskan

Switzerland:  NLA | NLB

Other:  EBEL | Belarus | Croatia | Denmark | Estonia | France | Great Britain | Iceland | Italy | Latvia | Lithuania | MOL-liga | Norway | Poland | Romania | Serbia | Slovenia | Spain | NHL | AHL |

Leagues statistic
League standings
Game fixtures
League leaders

Brynäs Women’s Captain Retires

Brynäs women's team went out of the Playoff at the quarterfinal stage last week. That meant it was time for captain, Angelica Östlund to hang up her skates. At only 26 she has the record for the most ever games played ... Read more»

SDHL - regular season round up

The SDHL, the Swedish Women's Hockey League, has come to the end of the regular season. In this article we'll take a look at the situation in the league before the knockout phase begins. ... Read more»

© Copyright 2018 European Ice Hockey Online AB & eSports.cz s.r.o. | info@eurohockey.com
Hokejová výstroj