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Richard Lintner (born November 15, 1977) is a Slovak former professional ice hockey defenceman who last played for HC Dinamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. He previously played in the National Hockey League for the Nashville Predators, New York Rangers and the Pittsburgh Penguins.[1]

Richard Lintner
Richard Lintner playing in SaiPa.jpg
Richard Lintner playing in SaiPa
Born (1977-11-15) November 15, 1977 (age 42)
Trenčín, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 213 lb (97 kg; 15 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for HK Dukla Trenčín
Nashville Predators
Modo Hockey
New York Rangers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Djurgårdens IF
HC Fribourg-Gottéron
Skellefteå AIK
Färjestad BK
SaiPa
Lukko
ŠHK 37 Piešťany
Rögle BK
Dinamo Minsk
National team  Slovakia
NHL Draft 119th overall, 1996
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 1996–2015

Lintner represented Slovakia at the World Championships every year from 2001 until 2005. On December 29, 2009, Lintner was named to Team Slovakia for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. However, he was replaced by Ivan Baranka.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1994–95 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK Jr 42 12 13 25 20
1995–96 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK Jr 30 15 17 32 210
1995–96 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 2 0 0 0 0
1996–97 HK VTJ Spišská Nová Ves SVK 35 2 1 3
1997–98 Springfield Falcons AHL 71 6 9 15 61 3 1 1 2 4
1998–99 Springfield Falcons AHL 8 0 1 1 16
1998–99 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 66 9 16 25 75
1999–2000 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 31 13 8 21 37
1999–2000 Nashville Predators NHL 33 1 5 6 22
2000–01 Nashville Predators NHL 50 3 5 8 22
2001–02 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 6 2 0 2 0
2001–02 Modo Hockey SEL 28 12 9 21 85 14 3 0 3 8
2002–03 New York Rangers NHL 10 1 0 1 0
2002–03 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 26 6 15 21 30
2002–03 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 6 1 4 5 2
2002–03 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 19 3 2 5 10
2003–04 Djurgårdens IF SEL 41 18 13 31 73 4 1 1 2 6
2004–05 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 23 2 9 11 40 1 0 0 0 0
2005–06 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 44 14 9 23 86 10 0 2 2 16
2006–07 Skellefteå AIK SEL 52 9 20 29 46
2007–08 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 5 0 2 2 6
2007–08 Färjestads BK SEL 42 8 14 22 50 8 0 0 0 6
2008–09 Dinamo Minsk KHL 33 7 10 17 40
2008–09 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 2 0 2 2 0
2009–10 Dinamo Minsk KHL 33 2 9 11 34
2009–10 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 2 0 0 0 0
2010–11 SaiPa SM-l 29 10 10 20 34
2010–11 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 7 1 4 5 8
2011–12 SaiPa SM-l 21 2 5 7 41
2011–12 Lukko SM-l 26 5 17 22 18 3 0 1 1 14
2012–13 ŠHK 37 Piešťany SVK 2 0 1 1 0
2012–13 Rögle BK SEL 12 3 5 8 10 10 0 1 1 8
2012–13 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 5 3 2 5 4
2013–14 Dinamo Minsk KHL 18 3 1 4 47 11 1 6 7 4
2013–14 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 19 3 4 7 24
2014–15 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 17 2 5 7 20
SVK totals 66 8 12 20
NHL totals 112 8 12 20 54
SEL totals 175 50 61 111 264 26 4 1 5 20
KHL totals 84 12 20 32 121 11 1 6 7 4

International statisticsEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1996 Slovakia WJC 6 0 1 1 12
1997 Slovakia WJC 6 2 1 3 22
2001 Slovakia WC 7 0 2 2 2
2002 Slovakia OLY 4 1 1 2 0
2002 Slovakia WC 9 4 4 8 22
2003 Slovakia WC 9 1 3 4 2
2004 Slovakia WC 8 2 3 5 6
2004 Slovakia WCH 3 0 0 0 2
2005 Slovakia WC 7 0 0 0 0
2010 Slovakia WC 6 0 3 3 2
Junior totals 12 2 2 4 34
Senior totals 53 8 16 24 36

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lintner retires". expressen.se. May 1, 2015. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "Men's rosters announced". International Ice Hockey Federation. February 15, 2010. Archived from the original on June 4, 2011.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Richard Lintner at Wikimedia Commons