|Date of birth||(1931-03-18)18 March 1931|
|Place of birth||Kelč, Czechoslovakia|
|Date of death||6 January 2015(2015-01-06) (aged 83)|
|Place of death||Brno, Czech Republic|
|1943–1953||SK Královo Pole|
|1953–1962||Rudá Hvězda Brno||69||(26)|
|1962–1967||Spartak ZJŠ Brno||34||(6)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Bubník was born in Kelč, Czechoslovakia, and played in the Czechoslovak Extraliga. He played for HC Brno and Královo Pole. He also won a bronze medal at the 1964 Winter Olympics. He was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 1997.
During his football career he played for RH Brno. Over nine seasons in the Czechoslovak First League, he made 103 appearances, scoring 32 goals. He also scored 40 goals in five seasons in the second level. He earned 11 caps and scored 4 goals for the Czechoslovakia national football team from 1957 to 1960, and participated in the 1960 European Nations' Cup. He died in 2015.
- "Český hokej truchlí. Zemřel legendární Vlastimil Bubník" (in Czech). novinky.cz. 6 January 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2015.