Brother of Peter and Anton Czech Elite League All-Star Team (1978, 1979)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983)
Scored total of 236 goals in 369 Czech Elite League games. Did not play during 1980-81 season preparing to defect to North America in June, 1981. Signed as a free agent by Quebec, August 26, 1980. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, August 12, 1985.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings