Last Game: Was scratched from the game with an upper-body injury at PHI (12/13)
* Made his Hurricanes debut and scored a goal at COL (11/22)
* Claimed on waivers from DET (11/20)
* Had two assists in 13 games with DET prior to being claimed on waivers
* Earned his first NHL point (assist) on Riley Sheahan s goal at PHI (10/25)
* Made his NHL debut in DET s opener vs. BOS (10/9)
* Appeared in 70 regular season games for the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL), totaling 16 goals and 20 assists (36 points) to finish fifth on the team in scoring.
* Finished fourth among Griffins skaters with six points (4g, 2a) in the team s 10 postseason games
* INTERNATIONAL: Represented the Czech Republic at the 2009 IIHF World U-18 Championship, and the 2010 and 2011 World Junior Championships.
* OFF THE RADAR:
* Career Highs: G: 0 A: 1 P: 1 PIM: 2
* HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 8 gp, 1-2-3, 0 pim
I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.
— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday