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Ales Hemsky  #83

Dallas Stars  Right Wing
NUMBER: 83 BIRTHDATE: August 13, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Pardubice, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: EDM / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (13th overall)
Notes: Missed games: Has missed seven 2013-14 regular season games due to injury ... Was acquired by the Senators from Edmonton on March 5 in exchange for two draft picks. Upon the time of the trade, he ranked eighth among all-time Oilers with 477 points (142 goals, 335 assists) over 652 career games for the club ... Represented the Czech Republic at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics tallying four points, including three goals, over five games.
2012-13:  Recorded 20 points (nine goals, 11 assists) in 38 games with Edmonton after beginning the season with Pardubice (Czech Rep.) recording 32 points (14 goals, 18 assists) over 27 games ahead of the abbreviated NHL campaign … Registered his 15th career three-point game (one goal, two assists) on Feb. 28 at Dallas … Missed 10 games with a right foot injury.
Career game highs: Goals: 3, 3/20/12 at Nashville (with Edmonton); Assists: 4 (2x) last: 1/13/11 at San Jose (with Edmonton); Points: 5, (1-4), 10/22/09 vs Columbus (with Edmonton)
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2002) Signed as a free agent by Pardubice (CzRep), September 18, 2004. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to shoulder injury vs. Los Angeles, November 25, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Pardubice (CzRep), September 17, 2012. Traded to Ottawa by Edmonton for Ottawa's 5th round choice (Liam Coughlin) in 2014 Entry Draft and Ottawa's 3rd round choice in 2015 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 1, 2014.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

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