|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)|
Played 4:46 on the penalty kill and recorded 2 hits on Oct. 1 vs. TOR… Played his 600th NHL career game and recorded 1 assist on Oct. 5 vs. PHI… Blocked 4 shots on Oct. 10 at EDM… Scored a goal on 5 shots on Oct. 12 at VAN… Produced 2 goals (including his 400th NHL career point), 7 shots and a +2 differential on Oct. 17 vs. CBJ… Recorded 2 points (1-1-2) and 5 shots on Oct. 22 vs. EDM… 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)… Scored a goal and won 16 of his 21 face-offs (76%) on Nov. 23 vs. PIT… Recorded 2 points (1-1-2) and a +2 differential on Nov. 29 at WSH… Registered 2 points (1-1-2) on Dec. 7 vs. BUF…
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I don't think today was my most solid game that I've had, some rebounds here and there. I know there's a lot of work to do, not every game is going to go as good as these last few. I've just got to make sure I keep working and keep trying to get better.