|NUMBER:||28||BIRTHDATE:||November 18, 1984|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Litomerice, Czech Republic|
|WEIGHT:||194||DRAFTED:||FLA / 2003 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||2nd (38th overall)|
Has won 52.0% of his draws (725 taken)....Tallied a goal Apr. 6 vs OTT...Registered a goal and an assist Mar. 16 vs WSH...Scored two goals including game-winner Mar. 6 vs. CAR...Played in his 200th NHL game Jan. 20 at NJD...Netted his first goal of the season Dec. 14 at NYI...Recorded an assist and four shots on goal Nov. 21 at NYR...Picked up first point (assist) Oct 12 at TB.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.