Rostislav Olesz

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Rostislav Olesz
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Born (1985-10-10) October 10, 1985 (age 33)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)
Position Left Wing/Centre
Shoots Left
NLA team
Former teams
SC Bern
NHL:
Florida Panthers
Chicago Blackhawks
New Jersey Devils
CZE:
HC Vítkovice
HC Sparta Praha
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 7th overall, 2004
Florida Panthers
Playing career 2005–present

Rostislav Olesz (born October 10, 1985 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia) is a professional Czech ice hockey left winger and center. He currently plays for SC Bern of the National League A (NLA).

He was drafted by the Florida Panthers with the 7th overall pick in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He also played in the NHL for the Florida Panthers for 6 seasons. He was traded by the Florida Panthers to the Chicago Blackhawks for defenceman Brian Campbell on June 24, 2011.[1]

He played 6 games with the Blackhawks and played a season with their AHL farm team, the Rockford IceHogs. On July 5, 2013, Olesz signed a 1 year deal with the New Jersey Devils.[2] On November 21, 2013, he signed a contract with SC Bern of the NLA.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Blackhawks trade Campbell to Panthers for Olesz".
  2. "Devils sign forward Rostislav Olesz". New Jersey Devil. Retrieved 2014-03-06.
  3. "Rostislav Olesz Zum SC Bern". SC Bern (in German). Retrieved 2014-03-06.

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