|NUMBER:||52||BIRTHDATE:||December 3, 1986|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Prague, Czech Republic|
|WEIGHT:||207||DRAFTED:||TBL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||3rd (73rd overall)|
2008-09: Made his National Hockey League debut with Tampa Bay on Dec. 2 at Philadelphia and recorded an assist for his first NHL point … Recorded one assist and ten penalty minutes in six regular-season games with the Lightning … Established career-bests and ranked third on the club in goals (24), fifth in assists (25), and fifth in points (49) in 71 regular-season games with AHL’s Norfolk Admirals … Finished fourth on the team with a career-high 165 penalty minutes … Recorded his first professional hat trick on Jan. 30 against Albany … Compiled nine multi-point games during the season, including a pair of three-point efforts … Tallied goals in four consecutive games from Oct. 11 to 24, the first of two four-game point streaks during the year.
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I don't think today was my most solid game that I've had, some rebounds here and there. I know there's a lot of work to do, not every game is going to go as good as these last few. I've just got to make sure I keep working and keep trying to get better.