|NUMBER:||14||BIRTHDATE:||October 31, 1982 (AGE 31)|
|HEIGHT:||5' 11"||BIRTHPLACE:||Kladno, Czech Republic|
|WEIGHT:||196||DRAFTED:||MTL / 2001 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||3rd (71st overall)|
Totaled 3 points (1-2-3) and a +2 differential on Oct. 24 vs. ANA… Led the team in Oct. in goals (6), powerplay goals (3, tied with R. Bourque) and points (11, tied with P.K. Subban)… Led the NHL with 3 winning goals in Oct. (tied with 3 others)… Recorded 2 points (1-1-2) and a +2 differential on Nov. 29 at WSH… Had 5 shots on Dec. 17 vs. PHX and on Dec. 19 at STL… Produced 2 assists, 5 shots and a +2 differential on Jan. 4 vs. OTT… Harvested 11 shots on Jan. 11 vs. CHI… Recorded 2 goals and a +2 differential on Jan. 16 at OTT… Led the team in Jan. with 2 shorthanded goals… Suited up for Czech Republic at the Olympic Games in Sochi… Had a 4-game point streak (March 16 to22), posting a 1-3-4 record… Tallied 2 goals on March 27 at DET… Set a personal-high in the playoffs with a 5-game point streak (April 20 to May 6), posting a 2-3-5 record…
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I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.