- Zednik, Richard (1976- )
- Born in Bystrica, Czechoslovakia. Left-wing. Washington Capitals
10th pick (249th overall) in the 1994 NHL
International Career : Played for Slovakia
(Junior) 1992-96. Played for Slovakia
in the 1996 & 2004 World Cup of Hockey,
the 2001, 2003 & 2005
World Championships and the 2006 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Portland
Winter Hawks 1994-95, Portland
Winter Hawks & Washington
Capitals & Portland Pirates
1995-96, Washington Capitals & Portland
Pirates 1996-97, Washington
Capitals 1997-00, Washington
Capitals & Montreal Canadiens
2000-01, Montreal Canadiens 2001-04,
HKm Zvolen 2004-05, Montreal Canadiens
2005-06 and Washington
Capitals & New York Islanders
Won European Championship
(Junior) Pool C gold in 1993-94.
bronze in 2003.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 8
- Zeidel, Larry (1928- )
- Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman. Noted for his stick fight with
Club Career : Played for Barrie
Flyers 1946-47, Quebec Aces 1947-50, Saskatoon Quakers 1950-51,
Detroit Red Wings 1951-53 (also 43 games for
Indianapolis Capitals 1951-52), Chicago Blackhawks and
Edmonton Flyers 1953-55, Hershey
Bears 1955-63, Seattle Totems 1963-65 (plus 11
games for Cleveland Barons
1963-64), Cleveland Barons 1965-67 and
Philadelphia Flyers 1967-69.
Medals : Won the Stanley
Cup in 1952.
- Zeiter, Michel (1974- )
International Career : Played for Switzerland in the 1999
World Championships Pool A.
- Zelepukin, Valeri (1969- )
- Born in Voskresensk, USSR. Left-wing.
International Career : Played for USSR
(Junior) 1987-88. Played for the USSR in
the 1991 World Championships. Played
for Russia in the 1996 World
Cup of Hockey and the 1998 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Khimik
1984-87, CSKA Moscow 1987-89, Khimik
Voskresensk 1989-91, New Jersey Devils &
Utica Devils 1991-92, New Jersey
Devils 1992-97, New Jersey
Devils & Edmonton Oilers
1997-98 and Philadelphia Flyers
Championship (Junior) silver in 1987-88.
Won the Stanley
Cup in 1995.
Won Olympic silver in 1998.
- Zell am Zee (EK Zell am Zee) [web
- Zell am See, Austria. Originally founded in 1928. Known as EKZ. Play in
the Austrian League.
Home ice :
Team colours : yellow & blue
- Zeller, Robert 'Bob' (1942- )
- Born in Canada. Former racing driver. Owner of the Belfast
Giants 2000- .
Club Career : Managing Director of Guildford
Flames 1995-96. General Manager of the Scottish
Eagles 2002- .
- Zemlyanov, Igor (- )
- International Career : Played for Kazakhstan in the 1998
- Zent, Jason (1971- )
- Born in Buffalo, New York, USA. Left-wing.
International Career : Played for USA
Club Career : Played for PEI
Senators 1994-96, Ottawa Senators
& Worcester Ice Cats 1996-97, Ottawa
Senators & Detroit Vipers & Worcester
Ice Cats 1997-98, Philadelphia
Flyers & Philadelphia
Phantoms 1998-99 and Philadelphia
Phantoms 1999- .
- Zepp, Rob (1981- )
- Born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Netminder. Atlanta
Thrashers 5th pick (99th overall) in the 1999 NHL
Entry Draft and Carolina Hurricanes
4th pick (110th overall) in the 2001 NHL
Club Career : Played for Plymouth
Whalers 1998-01, Florida Everblades
2001-02, Lowell Loch Monsters
& Florida Everblades 2002- .
- Zerbinos, Georgios (1970- )
International Career : Played for Greece in the 1999
World Championship Pool D.
- Zero Shirt Number
- Two players have worn the shirt number 0 (zero) in the NHL. The first was Paul Bibeault during the 1942-43 season when he was
Montreal Canadiens back-up goalie. The second was
Hartford Whalers defenceman Neil Sheehy in 1988.
- It is very unusual for an ice hockey match in a major British League to finish without a
goal. It finished 0-0 in a 1953 Scottish National League game between Ayr Raiders and
Royals. In March 1998 Sheffield Steelers
and Ayr Scottish Eagles finished 0-0, after over-time,
in a Superleague Play-Off game.
- Zero-Zero Shirt Number
- Two players have worn the shirt number 00 (zero-zero) in the NHL. New York Rangers goalie
Davidson wore it for one season in the 1970's and Buffalo
Sabres goalie Martin Biron wore it during his rookie
season in 1995-96.
- Zerwesz, Rainer (1969- )
International Career : Played for Germany in the 1999
World Championship Pool B.
- Zetterberg, Henrik (1980- )
- Born in Njurunda, Sweden. Left-wing. Detroit
Red Wings 4th pick (210th overall) in the 1999 NHL
International Career : Played for Sweden
in the 2001, 2002, 2003 & 2006 World Championships,
the 2002 & 2006 Olympics and the 2004
World Cup of Hockey.
Club Career : Played for Timra IK
1997-02, Detroit Red Wings 2002-04 and Detroit Red Wings
Championship bronze in 2001 & 2002.
Championship silver in 2003.
Championship gold in 2006.
Won Olympic gold in 2006.
Won the Stanley
Cup in 2008.
Won the Conn Smythe Trophy
NHL All-Star Second Team left-wing 2007-08.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 40
- Zettler, Rob (1968- )
- Born in Sept-Iles, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman. Minnesota North Stars
5th pick (55th overall) in the 1986 NHL
Club Career : Played for Minnesota North Stars
& Kalamazoo Wings 1988-91, San Jose Sharks
1991-93, San Jose Sharks & Philadelphia Flyers
1993-94, Philadelphia Flyers 1994-95,
Toronto Maple Leafs 1995-96, Toronto Maple Leafs
& Utah Grizzlies 1996-97, Toronto Maple Leafs
1997-98, Nashville Predators (two
games) & Utah Grizzlies 1998-99, Washington Capitals
& Portland Pirates 1999-01 and Washington Capitals
- Zevakhin, Alexander (1980- )
- Born in Perm, USSR. Right-wing. Pittsburgh
Penguins 2nd pick (54th overall) in the 1998 NHL
Club Career : Played for CSKA
Moscow 1995-00 and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
- Zezel, Peter (1965- )
- Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Centre. Philadelphia Flyers
1st pick (41st overall) in the 1983 NHL
Entry Draft. He also played a few games of professional football
(soccer) with the Toronto Blizzard in 1982. He also appeared briefly in the
Club Career : Played for
Toronto Marlboros 1982-84, Philadelphia Flyers
1984-88, Philadelphia Flyers &
St Louis Blues 1988-89,
St Louis Blues 1989-90,
Washington Capitals &
Toronto Maple Leafs 1990-91,
Toronto Maple Leafs 1991-94,
Dallas Stars 1994-95,
St Louis Blues 1995-96,
St Louis Blues &
New Jersey Devils 1996-97,
New Jersey Devils &
Vancouver Canucks 1997-98 and
Vancouver Canucks 1998-99.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 9