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.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp