Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Anton Stastny
The Stastny brothers became one of the most successful brother trios in the NHL. Anton was the youngest of the three and played with his family in Czechoslovakia while also representing his country at the World Junior Championships in 1978 and winning a silver medal in 1979. After being selected by the Flyers in the 1978 Amateur Draft, he re-entered the draft the next year and was taken by the Nordiques, where he spent his entire career.

After the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, both Anton and Peter defected to Canada and applied for citizenship. Both joined the Nordiques for the 1980-81 season and made an impact in the NHL right away. The third Stastny, Marian, joined them the next season and their forward line was complete.

Anton enjoyed numerous productive seasons in the NHL and helped guide the Nordiques in the Stanley Cup playoffs, though he never made it to the Cup finals. He finished his NHL career during the 1988-89 season and played in Switzerland for three seasons before returning to Czechoslovakia for one last season of hockey in 1993-94.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1976-77 Czechoslovakia EJC-A 6 6 2 8 0
1977-78 Slovan Bratislava Czech 44 19 17 36 22
1977-78 Czechoslovakia WJC-A 6 4 2 6 4
1978-79 Slovan Bratislava Czech 44 32 19 51 38
1978-79 Czechoslovakia WJC-A 6 3 4 7 6
1978-79 Czechoslovakia WEC-A 8 5 1 6 2
1979-80 Slovan Bratislava Czech 40 30 30 60 33
1979-80 Czechoslovakia Olympics 6 4 4 8 2
1980-81 Quebec Nordiques NHL 80 39 46 85 12 +4 5 4 3 7 2
1981-82 Quebec Nordiques NHL 68 26 46 72 16 -29 16 5 10 15 10
1982-83 Quebec Nordiques NHL 79 32 60 92 25 +25 4 2 2 4 0
1983-84 Quebec Nordiques NHL 69 25 37 62 14 +12 9 2 5 7 7
1984-85 Quebec Nordiques NHL 79 38 42 80 30 +18 16 3 3 6 6
1985-86 Quebec Nordiques NHL 74 31 43 74 19 +8 3 1 1 2 0
1986-87 Quebec Nordiques NHL 77 27 35 62 8 +3 13 3 8 11 6
1987-88 Quebec Nordiques NHL 69 27 45 72 14 -9
1988-89 Quebec Nordiques NHL 55 7 30 37 12 -19
1988-89 Halifax Citadels AHL 16 9 5 14 4
1989-90 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Swiss 36 25 22 47 3 3 4 7
1990-91 EHC Olten Swiss 36 26 14 40 10 10 16 26
1991-92 EHC Olten Swiss 33 20 19 39 66
1992-93
1993-94 HC Slovan Bratislava Slovakia 11 6 8 14 2
NHL Totals 650 252 384 636 150 66 20 32 52 31


Brother of Peter and Marian
WJC-A All-Star Team (1978)
Czech Elite League First All-Star Team (1979)
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