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|Hockey Hall of Fame, 1983|
|Born|| May 20, 1940|
Sokolče, Slovak Republic
|Died|| August 7, 2018 (aged 78)|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||169 lb (77 kg; 12 st 1 lb)|
|Played for||Chicago Black Hawks|
Stan Mikita (born Stanislav Guoth; May 20, 1940 – August 7, 2018) was a Slovak-born Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre. He played a career total of 22 years in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played his entire NHL career with the Chicago Black Hawks. He was often regarded as the best centre of the 1960s.
He worked as an good will ambassador for the Chicago Blackhawks.
- Diamond, Dan (1998). Total Hockey. Toronto: Total Sports Publishing. p. 1794. .
- "Legends of Hockey profile". Legends of Hockey. http://www.legendsofhockey.net/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/LegendsMember.jsp?type=Player&mem=P198303&list=ByName#photo. Retrieved 2014-11-22.
- "Slovak Hockey Hall of Fame profile". Slovak Hockey Hall of Fame. http://www.hockeyslovakia.sk/sk/sien-slavy/stan-mikita. Retrieved 2014-11-22.
- "Hall Of Famer Savard Named Blackhawks Ambassador". Chicago Blackhawks. http://blackhawks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=476500. Retrieved 2014-11-22.
- "Blackhawks legend, Hall of Famer Mikita dies" (in en). ESPN.com. http://www.espn.com/nhl/story/_/id/24313004/blackhawks-legend-stan-mikita-dies-78. Retrieved August 7, 2018.
- Roumeliotis, Charlie (August 7, 2018). Blackhawks all-time leading scorer Stan Mikita dies at 78. NBC Sports. https://www.nbcsports.com/chicago/blackhawks/blackhawks-all-time-leading-scorer-stan-mikita-dies-78. Retrieved August 7, 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or ESPN.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Chicago Blackhawks captain
with Pit Martin