Žigmund Pálffy biography

Žigmund Pálffy

Ice hockey player

1972 –

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Who is Žigmund Pálffy?

Žigmund "Ziggy" Pálffy is a retired Slovak professional ice hockey player.

He played right wing for the New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings and Pittsburgh Penguins between 1993–2006. He announced his retirement in January 2006, and his comeback from retirement in the summer of 2007. Pálffy signed a contract to play for his boyhood club HK 36 Skalica in the 2007-08 season and continued to do so until the end of his career. He also retracted his decision from 2005 never to play for the Slovak national team again by participating at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. In July 2013 he announced his definite retirement.

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Born
May 5, 1972
Skalica
Nationality
  • Slovakia
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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