Milan Hejduk (February 14, 1976 in Ústí nad Labem, Czechoslovakia) is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Colorado Avalanche. The 6 foot tall, 190 pound Hejduk was drafted by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft, Fourth Round, Eighty-Seventh Overall. Before he left for the NHL, he played in Pardubice, where he returned during the 2004/2005 lockout.
Milan joined Pardubice at the Czech Extraliga level in 1993-94 and won Rookie of the Year honours with nine points in 22 games. After improving to 11 goals in 1994-95, Milan advanced to 13 markers in 1995-96. In 1996-97, Milan set a personal Extraliga high with 27 goals in 51 games. In 1997-98, Milan scored 26 goals and a personal best 45 Extraliga points.
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