May 1, 2016; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Stars right wing Ales Hemsky (83) prepares to face the St.
Louis Blues in game two of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports It was October 22, 2016 when Ales Hemsky last skated competitively for the Dallas Stars.
Carolina's 2006 win was also the teams' second league championship (the club, then known as the New England Whalers won the WHA Championship in 1973).
Carolina defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4–2, in the first round of the 2006 Stanley Cup playoffs, the New Jersey Devils 4–1 in the second round and the Buffalo Sabres 4–3 in the Eastern Conference Final.
In 838 career regular-season games, Hemsky has 174 goals and 398 assists for 572 points. “It happened really quick,” Hemsky said of the signing process.
“I had to make a choice so I did today and signed with Montreal.
"Alexander is a dynamic playmaker with top-end speed and skill," General manager Jim Nill said.