|Born||July 14, 1976 (1976-07-14) (age 34),
|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
189 lb (86 kg; 13 st 7 lb)
Ľuboš Bartečko (born July 14, 1976 in Kežmarok, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey forward currently playing for Färjestads BK in the Swedish Elitserien (SEL).
Before Bartečko started his career in the NHL he played for the Chicoutimi Saguenéens and Drummondville Voltigeurs in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) and for the Worcester Ice Cats of the American Hockey League (AHL). He started his NHL career in 1998–99 with the St. Louis Blues.
His best year was the 1999–00 season when he scored 16 goals and 39 points in 67 games and often played on a line with his fellow countrymen Pavol Demitra and Michal Handzuš. In 2001 he moved to Atlanta, playing for the Atlanta Thrashers. Since the 2003–04 season he returned to Europe, where he played for HC Sparta Praha in the Czech Extraliga and for HC Dynamo Moscow of Russian Superleague (RSL), where he won the league title in 2004-05.
- Won the playoffs with HC Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Superleague in 2004–05
Bartečko has appeared in 77 international games with the Slovak national team, scoring 15 goals.
- Won silver medal with Slovakia at the 2000 World Championship
- Won gold medal with Slovakia at the 2002 World Championship
- Played for Slovakia at the 2004 World Championship
- Played for Slovakia at the 2005 World Championship
- Played for Slovakia at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino
- Played for Slovakia at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver