The Slovakian honor was decided by a fan poll by Slovakian natives in which Satan received the most votes out of 10 nominees. The “Golden Puck” was bestowed on the Topolcany native at a festival in Bratislavia on June 19.
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"If I had to chose one guy, considering where the Sabres ended up after the lottery, I would have to choose Boris Valabik. What more could you ask for in a 6'6'' big defensemen? He's a great all-around player with spite and spirit."
'Slovak national ice hockey team captain and Buffalo Sabres striker Miroslav Satan became the winner of the annual fan poll and was declared the best player of 2003/2004 season at a festive ceremony "Golden Puck" in Bratislava on Saturday.'