Acquired: Acquired from Washington with Kris Beech and Ross Lupaschuk in exchange for Jaromir Jagr and Frantisek Kucera on July 11, 2001.
Drafted: WSH / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (29th overall)
2006-07: Produced 18 points (10+8) in 47 games for
2005-06: Racked up 19 points (10+9) in 36 games for
2004-05: Tallied six points (1+5) in 37 games with Sparta Praha of the Czech League…Added 48 penalty minutes…Went scoreless with two penalty minutes in five playoff games.
2003-04: Appeared in 22 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL), recording 11 points (4+7) and six penalty minutes…Missed 58 games due to injury, including final 42 games with a torn labrum…Collected a point in nine of 22 games with two multiple-point games…Recorded a point in a season-high four games, Dec. 13-20 (2+3)
2002-03: Recorded six points (3+3) and 14 penalty minutes in 38 games with the Penguins…Made his NHL and Penguins’ debut Nov. 29 @ Buffalo…Recorded his first career point, an assist, Dec. 23 vs. Buffalo…Recorded his first career two-point game (1+1), including his first NHL goal Dec. 26 @ NY Rangers…Recorded an assist Dec. 30 vs. Atlanta…Scored a goal Dec. 31 @ Columbus…Scored a goal Jan. 4 vs. NY Islanders…Appeared in 40 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, recording 27 points (10+17) and 33 penalty minutes…Began the season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton before being recalled by the Penguins Nov. 28…Led Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in scoring at time of recall…Recorded a point in 18 of 40 games…Recorded eight multiple-point games…Tied for second on the team in playoff scoring with five points (3+2) in six games…Tied for first on the team in goals and tied for second with 20 penalty minutes…Recorded a point in four of six playoff games.
2001-02: Recorded 12 points (4+8) and 30 penalty minutes with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in first pro season…Returned home to Czech Republic on Dec. 13 for family reasons…Played in 17 games with Sparta Praha (Czech League), recording eight points (5+3) and 20 penalty minutes…Appeared in 12 playoff games, recording one assist and ten penalty minutes.
2000-01: Played in 32 games for Sparta Praha, recording 13 points (6+7) and 28 penalty minutes…Ranked 14th on the team in scoring.
1999-00: Recorded 60 points (23+37) and 65 penalty minutes in 53 games with Prince Albert (WHL)…Ranked fourth on the team in scoring…Ranked fourth on the team in scoring, fourth in assists and ranked fifth in goals…Was a teammate of Penguins’ forward Milan Kraft with the Raiders.
1998-99: Played with Kladno (Czech League), recording 11 points (3+8) and 24 penalty minutes in 34 games.
1997-98: Recorded 21 points (13+8) in 31 games with the Sparta Praha Junior team.