|NUMBER:||8||BIRTHDATE:||June 18, 1978 (AGE 36)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 4"||BIRTHPLACE:||Prague, Czech Republic|
|WEIGHT:||230||DRAFTED:||BUF / 2003 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||4th (106th overall)|
- Is making his second appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
- Skated in three of Columbus’ four postseason games in 2009.
2013-14 REGULAR SEASON
- Set a career high with six goals and added 11 assists for 17 points in 78 games.
- Led the Avalanche in blocked shots (144).
- Finished second on the Avs in ice time with an average of 22:19 per game.
- Led the club in short-handed ice time (2:55 per game) and finished second in even-strength ice time (19:16 per game).
- Ranked third on the squad in hits (170).
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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.