January 2, 1977 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)|
|Czech Extraliga team
New York Rangers
|NHL Draft||272nd overall, 2001
Aleš Píša (born January 2, 1977) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for Pardubice of the Czech Extraliga. He was chosen as an over-age selection in the ninth round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, 272nd overall, by the Edmonton Oilers.
After spending most of his professional career with his hometown team of Pardubice, Píša made his North American debut with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League (AHL). He saw spot duty with the Oilers his first year, playing in only two games, but the following season, he remained with the Oilers until the trade deadline. At the deadline, Píša was shipped to the New York Rangers as part of a package that brought back Radek Dvořák.
Píša played the 2005–06 season with Khimik Moscow Oblast of the RSL, and was one the team's top players, leading all Mytishi Khimik defenceman in points.
- 24 June 2001 — Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the ninth round, 272nd overall.
- 11 March 2003 — Traded with Anson Carter to the New York Rangers in exchange for Radek Dvořák and Cory Cross.
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