|NUMBER:||17||BIRTHDATE:||December 29, 1976|
|HEIGHT:||6' 4"||BIRTHPLACE:||Ostrava, Czech Republic|
|WEIGHT:||225||DRAFTED:||FLA / 1995 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||8th (192nd overall)|
2012-13: Recorded an assist Apr. 27 at TBL...Notched an assist Apr. 23 vs. NYR...Recorded an assist Apr. 26 at TOR...Had two point (assists) night Mar. 19...Scored first goal of the season Mar. 2 at CAR...Recorded an assist Feb. 12 vs. WSH...Played in 800th career NHL game Feb. 5 at BUF...Notched an assist Jan. 31 vs WPG...Played season-high 26:59 TOI Jan. 22 at MTL..Recorded an assist Jan. 19 vs. CAR.
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.