Was the 6th Penguins player to make his NHL debut in December.
Recalled from WBS for 2nd time this year on Dec. 28.
Logged 7:17 of TOI in his NHL debut Dec. 23 at TB.
In his 3rd professional season, most of which he has spent with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Has 9 points (4G-5A), 37 PIM and is +4 in 31 GP w/WBS this year.
Established career highs last year in GP (68), goals (7), assists (17), points (24), plus-minus (+9) and PIM (66).
His 3 SHG last year were T-1st on WBS.
Played 3 years of junior hockey w/Spokane Chiefs of WHL.
Led Spokane w/33 goals during his final year w/team in '11-12.
Represented Czech Republic at 2012 World Junior Championship (WJC).
Had 3 points (1G-2A) in 6 GP at '12 WJC.
HIGHS: G: 0 A: 0 P: 0
It's not always going to be pretty, especially against a great goalie [Lundqvist] like that. My goals are never how you draw them up. It's just a matter of grinding it out and trying to create havoc in front and good things happen.
— Capitals forward Jay Beagle on scoring in their Game 3 victory against the Rangers on Monday