Third season as a Griffin…Third year pro…Traded to P.E.I. (QMJHL) by Victoriaville with Travis McIsaac for Vincent Richer and five QMJHL Entry Draft selections, 6/4/10...Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 6/30/11…Assigned by Detroit, 9/26/11…Reassigned to Toledo (ECHL) by Detroit, 10/5/11...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 10/19/11...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 11/28/11...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 3/19/12…Assigned by Detroit, 9/14/12...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 10/9/12...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 12/17/12...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 12/27/12...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 1/1/13...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 1/4/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 1/5/13...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 1/24/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 2/13/13...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 4/8/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 4/19/13...Assigned by Detroit, 9/22/13.
2012-13: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffins…Logged 25 games with Grand Rapids during the regular season, registering six points (3-3—6)…Also appeared in one AHL playoff game…Recorded points in back-to-back games, 2/15/13-2/17/13…Racked up 41 points (11-30—41) with the Walleye, adding three points (1-2—3) in four postseason games…Ranked third on the team in assists and fourth in points…Amassed 18 points (4-14—18) during an 11-game point streak, 11/30/12-12/31/12…Enjoyed a career night on 12/31/12 at Fort Wayne, notching five points (2-3—5)…Named the ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for December with a plus-13 rating. 2011-12:
Split his first professional season between Grand Rapids and ECHL Toledo…Made his professional debut with the Walleye, 10/15/11 vs. Chicago, before being called up to Grand Rapids…Debuted for the Griffins, 10/21/11 at Oklahoma City, and earned first star honors the following night after picking up his first two professional points (1-1—2) against the Barons…Scored again the following night to give him three points (2-1—3) in his first three AHL contests…Recorded four points (3-1—4) in 25 total games with the Griffins…Skated in 51 games for the Walleye, tying for fifth in team scoring with 29 points (7-22—29)…Racked up eight points (1-7—8) over a four-game stretch with Toledo, 1/27/12-2/1/12. 2010-11
: Amassed 70 points (19-51—70) in 58 games for QMJHL Prince Edward Island, finishing second in team scoring…Ranked first on his team and tied for 11th in the league with 51 assists…Tied for second on his team with a plus-13 rating…Led P.E.I. in playoff scoring with six points (1-5—6) in five games…Represented the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship, contributing three points (1-2—3) in six contests. 2009-10
: Racked up 37 points (12-25—37) in his first 31 games with Victoriaville…Finished the season with just over a point-per-game average with 51 points (16-35—51) in 50 games after being slowed by a groin injury…Appeared in all 16 playoff contests and produced six points (2-4—6)…Played for the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship in Saskatoon, tying for fourth in team scoring with seven points (1-6—7) in six games. 2008-09
: Debuted in the QMJHL with 57 points (22-35—57) in 66 games for Victoriaville…Ranked fourth in the QMJHL rookie scoring race and took second place on his team…Represented Team Cherry in the CHL Top Prospects Game and scored a goal…Earned three points (1-2—3) in four postseason games. 2007-08
: Took second place on his team with 28 points (12-16—28) in 40 games with HC Slavia Praha in the Czech junior league. 2006-07
: Led his team with 61 points (24-37—61) in 43 contests in the Czech under-17 league.
: Lives in Prague, Czech Republic…Has four brothers…Best friend in hockey is Adam Polasek…Began playing hockey at the age of three…Hockey nicknames are Nesty and Andy…Hockey idol as a youth was Eric Lindros…Chose his jersey number because he’s always played with it…Greatest influence on his hockey career is his father for always helping him chase his dream…Proudest achievement is finishing school in the Czech Republic even though he was gone for four years playing hockey…Favorite charity is Big Brothers Big Sisters…Most exciting place he’s visited is Prague…Most interesting fact about him is that he loves to read and listen to classical music…Also speaks Czech…Played soccer, squash and tennis growing up…Favorite foods are pasta and salmon…Favorite music artist is Tracy Chapman…Favorite movie is The Intouchables
…Favorite TV show is Friends
…Favorite website is blesk.cz…Favorite author is Dan Millman…Favorite vacation spot is Switzerland…Roots for Barcelona FC, the Spanish soccer club…Enjoys reading, playing squash and playing Call of Duty video games.