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Rostislav "Rusty" Klesla (born March 21, 1982) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenceman for the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). During the off season, Klesla spends his time in the Czech Republic. Klesla was selected fourth overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, making him the first ever pick in an entry draft by the Blue Jackets. He also played with the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He currently wears number 16 with Phoenix after wearing 97 and 44 with Columbus.