|International The 1984-85 season was very memorable for Stavjana ... He played at the Canada Cup and made his debut with the Czechoslovakian National Team at the World and European Championship in Prague at the age of 22 ... He was named to the Second All-Star Team as the Czechoslovak team won the gold medal ... A veteran of many international tournaments, Stavjana was later left off the National Team for two seasons, but in 1992-93 Czech National Team coach Ivan Hlinka returned Stavjana to the team ... He is a veteran of two Olympics, two Canada Cup tournaments and eight World and European Championships ... Won a gold medal at 1996 World Championship.
Career At the age of 17 he became a regular with his native club, TJ Gottwaldov ... His club was called TJ Gottwaldov prior to the political changes in Czechoslovakia in the fall of 1989, after that the name of the town was changed from Gottwaldov back to its original name of Zlin ... Calgary's 11th choice, 247th overall in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft ... After spending nine seasons in the Czechoslovak League, he joined the Finnish club JoKP Joensuu before the 1990-91 season ... Played two seasons in Finland and was invited to join the Swedish club HV 71 Jonkoping before the 1992-93 season ... He later came back to the Czech Republic and became a national champion with HC Petra Vsetin.