GAME HIGHS: Goals: 2 / Assists: 2 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 8
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) and 12/23 vs. BUF (0-2-2)...Both goals this season have come on the power play.
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.
It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.
— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18