|NUMBER:||81||BIRTHDATE:||October 22, 1974|
|HEIGHT:||6' 3"||BIRTHPLACE:||Topolcany, Slovakia|
|WEIGHT:||191||DRAFTED:||EDM / 1993 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||5th (111th overall)|
Playoffs: This is his 8th NHL playoff in his 14th NHL season ... Had his career-best six-game point streak stopped May 7 in game four of this series with 5-4=9 totals ... Has 5-5=10 totals in seven of his last 11 games, including his second career 2OT goal on Apr. 21 vs. Buffalo and three two-point efforts ... Has 15 career multiple-point games ... Has played in 21 overtime games (2-1=3 totals) ... Scored the series clinching goal in the CQF vs. Buffalo ... Fun Facts: Won a Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh in 2009 ... Is one of three Bruins to have played against the Flyers in a previous playoff series ... Has played in three career game sevens (2-1).
2009-10: Had one multiple-point game ... Had points in consecutive games on three occasions ... Played for Slovakia at the 2010 Olympic Games (1-1=2 totals in 6 gp) where he was a teammate of Zdeno Chara ... Missed three games with injury ... Did not dress for one game (coach's decision the game after he signed).
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I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.