|NUMBER:||24||BIRTHDATE:||January 4, 1984 (AGE 30)|
|HEIGHT:||5' 10"||BIRTHPLACE:||Olomouc, Czech Republic|
|WEIGHT:||186||DRAFTED:||DET / 2002 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||2nd (58th overall)|
scored in back-to-back games on Oct.3 & 4 ... picked up a pair of assists on Oct.6 ... picked up and assist on Oct.9 ... collected two assists on Oct. 11 ... scored his 100th NHL goal on Oct. 16 ... collected an assist on Oct. 22 giving him points in each of the first eight games to start the season (4+8) ... he is the only player in the NHL who recorded points in every game of the first nine games to start the season ... scored his fifth goal on Oct.26 and had points in ten of eleven games ... had a pair of assists on Nov.8 ... scored his seventh goal giving him 21 points in 21 games on Nov.18 ... had a pair of assists on Nov.27 ... had a pair of assists for the seventh time this season on Dec.4 ... scored the overtime winner on Dec.7 ... registered two assists on Dec.15 ... had a goal and an assist on Dec.23 ... registered two assists for the 9th time this season on Jan.14 ... played a career high 26:05 on Jan.18 ... missed Mar.7-8 with an injury
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.