|NUMBER:||40||BIRTHDATE:||April 12, 1974|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Zlin, Czech Republic|
|WEIGHT:||206||DRAFTED:||TBL / 1992 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (1st overall)|
It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..