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Rick Lanz (b. September 16th 1961 in Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia) is a former professional defenseman. A good skater and puck handler, he had a solid shot from the point that made him a reliable power play weapon. The Czechoslovak-born player emigrated to Canada at a young age with his family.

Selected 7th overall from the Oshawa Generals in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks, Lanz began his National Hockey League the following season. He worn the Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks colours in the league, as well as those of HC Ambri-Piotta of the Switzerland's Nationalliga A and of various teams of minor leagues.

Upon retiring in 1993, he coached several junior teams; he is the current head coach of the Burnaby Express of the BCHL.

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