GAME HIGHS: Goals: 2 / Assists: 2 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 9
CAREER: In the 2nd season of a 4-year contract...2009 AHL All-Star...2007 OHL Second All-Star Team...Represented the Czech Republic in the 2006 and 2007 WJC and 2014 WC...Served as a Black Ace during the Red Wings 2008 Stanley Cup championship.
2014-15: Set a career best with 2 goals (scored in 45 seconds) on 2/21 at DAL...Scored in back-to-back games for the first time in his NHL career, 11/5-11/7...Matched a career best with 2 points (1-1-2) on 11/5 at NYR, 11/26 vs. PHI (0-2-2), 12/23 vs. BUF (0-2-2) and 3/24 vs. ARI (1-1-2)
OTHER: Has a brother, Denis, who plays professionally in the Czech Republic...Recorded 127 points (26-101-127) in 176 games with the OHL s Kitchener Rangers from 2004-07...Made his professional debut with HC Pardubice at the age of 16.
OHL Second All-Star Team (2007)
Signed as a free agent by Pardubice (CzRep), September 23, 2012.
After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.
— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
Jan. 1, 2016