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Milan Michálek
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Michálek with the Senators in 2013
Born December 7, 1984 (1984-12-07) (age 36)
Jindřichův Hradec, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Ottawa Senators
San Jose Sharks
National team Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic
NHL Draft 6th overall, 2003
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 2000–present

Milan Michálek (born 7 December 1984, in Jindřichův Hradec, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech professional ice hockey left winger. He currently plays for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the San Jose Sharks.

Before playing in the NHL, Michálek played 2 seasons with HC České Budějovice of the Czech Extraliga. He was drafted by the San Jose Sharks with the 6th overall pick in the 2003 NHL daft. He played 4 seasons with the Sharks and was then on September 12, 2009, he was traded to the Senators along with Jonathan Cheechoo and a second round pick for Dany Heatley and a fifth round draft pick in 2010.

His older brother Zbyněk plays in the NHL for the Arizona Coyotes.

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