|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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It's really exciting. I'm pretty sure that when I play my first game I'm going to be emotional. To be back on the ice playing a game, being in game situations, with all the routines and rituals I do before games and during the game, I feel like I'm going to be emotional. I'm going to be really happy.