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Ales Hemsky

Born:August 13, 1983Draft:2001 Oilers 13th Overall
Hometown:Pardubice, CzechoslovakiaPosition:Right Wing
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:Czech RepublicCurrent Team:Retired

Aleš Hemský (born August 13, 1983) is a Czech former professional ice hockey player. He most recently played for the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League (NHL).

He was originally a member of the Edmonton Oilers, who selected him in the first round, 13th overall, of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He played over ten seasons with Edmonton before being traded to the Ottawa Senators in 2014. He has represented the Czech Republic at two Winter Olympics. He announced his retirement from hockey in May 2020.

Ales Hemsky (Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

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  • QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2001)
  • QMJHL Mike Bossy Trophy (2001)
  • CHL All-Rookie Team (2001)
  • QMJHL Second Team All-Star (2002)
  • CHL Third Team All-Star (2002)
  • IIHF World Championships Gold Medal (2005)
  • Olympic Bronze Medal (2006)
  • IIHF World Championships Bronze Medal (2012)
  • NHL All-Star Game (2011)