CAREER: Played for the Czech Rep. at the 2011 IIHF World Jr. Championships and named to the tournament's All-Star Team...Won the IIHF Top Goaltender Award at the 2011 World Jr Championships..Debuted with the Czech Rep. national team at the 2012 IIHF World Championships...Won 2013 Calder Cup championship with Grand Rapids (AHL).
2012-13: Won his NHL debut on 2/7 at STL turning aside 26 of the 27 shots he faced...Became the 2nd youngest DET G (Bill Beveridge) to win his DET debut...Has appeared in 25 games for Grand Rapids in his first pro season...Posted a 16-7-1 record, 2.26 GAA and .916 SV% at time of his recall...Named to the 2013 AHL Western Conf. All-Star Team...Recorded his first pro SO making 32 saves vs Abbotsford on Feb. 2...Named the AHL's Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 3.
PERSONAL: Hockey idols as a youth: Dominik Hasek and Marc-Andre Fleury...Favorite food: chicken alfredo...Favorite movies: The Italian Job and The Hangover
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