• He led all rookie scorers in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League in 2009-10 recording 28 goals and 64 points (28-46--64) in 62 games. Playing on the league’s third-best power-play, he tallied 13 power-play goals.
• In just his first season in North America, he was awarded the QMJHL Rookie of the Year, named to the QMJHL All-Rookie Team and selected to the 2010 CHL Top Prospects Game.
• A 6'1 winger, he wears number 23 because it is the sum of the numbers in his mother's birth date and he was drafted 23rd overall by Rimouski in the 2009 CHL Import Draft.
• Straka and his Rimouski teammate, Jakub Culek (No. 52 ranked), played for the same team in the Czech Republic (Plzen Jr.) -- fellow Czech and Plzen native, Martin Straka, also played for the Plzen Juniors, however there is no relation.
Shootout move: “Pavel Datsyuk’s backhand to forehand with spoon” Goal celebration: “Ovechkin’s jumps to glass” Video Game: FIFA ‘10 Movie: Transformers - Revenge of the Fallen TV Show: Big Brother Actor: Ben Stiller Cartoon: Tom and Jerry Website: facebook.com Pump-up song: “New Divide” by Linkin Park Restaurant: The Keg Sport (other than hockey): Soccer Activity away from the rink: Playing computer games and rest Breakfast food: Ham and Eggs Superhero: Spiderman
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