Had goals in back-to-back games Feb. 17-20 (2g)...Appeared in 1,200th NHL game Feb. 13 at Chi.; is 103rd player to reach the milestone...Scored 400th career goal Feb. 6 vs. Tor...Played in fourth All-Star Game Jan. 25 in Columbus; notched 2a...Registered points in season-high three straight games Jan. 9-16 (3a); also had points in three straight Oct. 9-14 (1g-2a-3pts)...Recorded points in back-to-back games three times, most recently Jan. 3-6 (1g-2a-3pts)...Posted team season-high (tie) 1g-2a-3pts Jan. 6 vs. Buf., including 600th assist & 1,000th point of NHL career...Registered 2a Nov. 15 vs. Col...Missed four games Dec. 23-31 (mumps) & five games Dec. 8-15 (groin)...2013-14: Finished 2nd on club with 18g-35a-53pts Appeared in 1,100th career NHL game Oct. 29 vs. TB...Notched 16th career OT tally Jan. 30 at Dal.; is second in NHL history behind J. Jagr (19)...Posted 16th career SHG Mar. 7 at Det.; needs one SHG to tie J. Madden for first in NJD history...Represented Czech Rep. at Olympics.
EJC-A All-Star Team (1994) NHL All-Rookie Team (1998) NHL First All-Star Team (2001) Bud Light Plus/Minus Award (2001) (tied with Joe Sakic)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2000, 2002, 2011)
Signed as a free agent by Znojmo (CzRep), September 6, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Magnitogorsk (Russia), December 9, 2004. Missed majority of 2005-06 due to hepatitis-A virus.