Ales Hemsky

Ales Hemsky

Aleš Hemský is a Czech hockey player in the National Hockey Leaguee who plays for the Edmonton Oilers. he was drafted with the No 13 pick of the 2001 draft.

About Ales Hemsky

Ale Hemsk (born August 13, 1983) is a Czech professional ice hockey forward and alternate captain currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). In addition to representing Czech Republic in ice hockey, Hemsky represented his country in the IIHF inline hockey World Championship tournaments in 2008 and more recently in Ingolstadt, Germany, in 2012. Hemsk entered pro hockey as a 16-year-old, playing for HC Moeller Pardubice of the Czech Extraliga, in his hometown of Pardubice. He split the - season between Moeller and their junior club, HC Moeller Pardubice Jr. Hemsk decided he had a better chance to be scouted if he played Canadian Junior hockey than if he tried to make the jump to the Czech Extraleague, and he subsequently became the first selection of the Hull Olympiques in the 2000 CHL Import Draft. In 2000, Hemsk moved to North America to play for the Hull Olympiques of the QMJHL.

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