Who Is Roman Cechmanek?, Age, Height, Weight, Career, Family, Net Worth: Roman Cechmanek, a former National Hockey League (NHL) goaltender has reportedly passed on.
The former Philadelphia Flyers goalie, Roman Cechmanek died at 52 on Sunday, 12 November 2023 at his home in Czechia.
The news of his demise was announced in a statement from the team by Keith Jones but did not mention the cause of his death making it unknown whether he battled any form of illness or died through an accident.
“The Philadelphia Flyers are extremely saddened to hear of the passing of former goaltender Roman Cechmanek”
“A late-round draft pick, Cechmanek spent three seasons with the team from 2000 through 2003 where he was highly successful and made an instant impact to our club on the ice and in the locker room”
“Beyond his numbers, which were outstanding, he was beloved by his fans and teammates for his personality, distinct style, and pride in stopping the puck”
“He led the Flyers to three straight playoff appearances, two 100-point seasons, and an Atlantic Division title, while also being a part of a remarkable tandem with Robert Esche to win the NHL’s William M. Jennings Trophy awarded to the goaltenders with the fewest goals scored against during the regular season in 2002-03”
“His passing at too young of an age is heartbreaking to us all. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time”
The Flyers selected Cechmanek in the sixth round of the 2000 NHL draft where he was voted to the 2001 NHL All-Star Game and twice selected the Bobby Clarke Trophy winner as the team’s MVP.
In May 2003, the Philadelphia Flyers traded Cechmanek to the Los Angeles Kings. He finished his NHL career with a 110-64-28 record, 2.08 GAA, .919 save percentage, and 25 shutouts in 212 games.
Cechmanek later played professionally in Germany and Sweden. According to the Flyers, the goaltender returned to Czechia after his NHL career and became a youth hockey coach.
Roman Cechmanek Age
Roman Cechmanek was born on Tuesday, March 2, 1971, and passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2023. He was 52.
Roman Cechmanek Height & Weight
The late goalie, Roman Cechmanek had a great physique he stood at a height of 1.90 m and maintained his weight around 96 kg.
Roman Cechmanek Family
Roman Cechmanek was born to his parents in Zlin, Czechia. Although he’s famous, we do not have any information regarding his parents as of this writing.
The late goalie never shared any information regarding his siblings hence we can’t state whether or not he’s the only child of his parents. There are no records about that.
Roman Cechmanek was married to Dagmar Cechmankova. They tied the knot in 1992. According to some sources, the late goaltender was divorced at the time of his demise.
The ice hockey player is survived by three children; two sons, Jakub and Roman Jr, and a daughter, Katerina. It’s unclear who he shares all three children with.
Roman Cechmanek Net Worth
Before Roman Cechmanek passed away, he had an estimated net worth of about $12 million. He accumulated such fortune from his career as a professional ice hockey goaltender.
He played professionally in the United States, the Czech Republic, and Germany, including in the National Hockey League with the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings from 2000 to 2004