Second season as a Griffin…Second year pro…Reassigned from Saginaw (OHL) by Detroit, 3/22/17...Assigned by Detroit, 9/30/17.
Career Highlights: Won the 2017 Calder Cup with Grand Rapids…Named an OHL Third Team All-Star in 2016-17…Named Saginaw’s MVP in 2016-17 after leading the team in assists and power play points…Captained Czech Republic at the 2017 World Junior Championship.
2016-17: In his first season in North America, tallied 61 points (14-47—61) and 60 PIM with the OHL’s Saginaw Spirit…Named an OHL Third Team All-Star after ranking among the league’s top defensemen in scoring (T4th), assists (5th) and goals (T9th)…Led Saginaw in assists, plus/minus rating (+15) and power play points (4-17—21) and was named the Spirit’s MVP…Captained the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship, scoring four points (2-2—4) in five games…Totaled 13 multi-assist games…Scored 15 points (3-12—15) during a season-high seven-game point streak, 1/15/17-1/29/17…Notched a season-high four points (1-3—4), 2/20/17 at SAR…Tallied back-to-back three-point games, 1/28/17 vs. WSR and 1/29/17 at SAR…Made his professional debut with the Griffins after Saginaw’s season concluded, recording two points (1-1—2) and four PIM in 10 games…Skated in two postseason games and helped Grand Rapids win the Calder Cup…His first pro goal came on the power play, 3/29/17 vs. MIL. 2015-16: Saw action with three different teams…Scored 16 points (4-12—16) in 13 games with Hradec Kralove’s junior team…Appeared in 40 games with Hradec Kralove of the Czech Extraliga and added four assists before leading the team in points (4-5—9) and assists in 10 playoff games…Played in 12 games with Litomerice of the Czech Liga and tallied four points (2-2—4)…Had two points (0-2—2) and four PIM in five games with the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship. 2014-15: Appeared in games for Hradec Kralove’s U18, junior and senior team…Appeared in 33 games with the U18 club, scoring 24 points (5-19—24) and adding 108 PIM…Chipped in nine points (4-5—9) and 35 PIM in nine playoff games…Tallied 17 points (4-13—17) and 26 PIM in 23 games with the junior team and skated in one postseason contest…Debuted with the senior team, tallying two PIM in one game…Represented Czech Republic at the 18U World Junior Championship and compiled three points (0-3—3) and six PIM. 2013-14: Potted 15 points (8-7—15) and had 56 PIM in 43 games with Hradec Kralove’s U18 team…Added one point and two PIM in four playoff games.
Personal: Lives in Byst, Czech Republic…Has one sibling…Best friend in hockey is Patrik Hidveghy…Greatest hockey memory is winning the Calder Cup…Started playing hockey at the age of four as a forward…Hockey nickname is Hronas…Hockey idol as a youth was Alex Ovechkin…Greatest influence on his hockey career has been his dad…Wants to be a coach after his playing career ends…Supports the Wounded Warrior charity…If he could trade places for a day with another person, he would be Ronaldo…Also speaks Czech…In addition to hockey, played soccer growing up…Enjoys Italian food…Favorite music artists are Kali, Nautin Gavix, Tiesto and Timmy Trumpet…Enjoys science fiction and fantasy movies…Favorite television show is Top Gear…Favorite website is NHL.com…Favorite vacation spot is anywhere warm…Roots for Real Madrid…Other than hockey, enjoys watching soccer and tennis…Enjoys fishing, movies, pool, skiing, soccer, tennis, video games and YouTube.
|AHL CAREER HIGHS|
|Games Played: 10, 2016-17||Assist Streak: N/A|
|Goals: 1, 2016-17||Point Streak: N/A|
|Assists: 1, 2016-17||Goals, Game: 1, 3/29/17 GR vs. MIL|
|Points: 2, 2016-17||Assists, Game: 1, 4/15/17 GR at MIL|
|PIM: 4, 2016-17||Points, Game: 1, twice (MR: 4/15/17 GR at MIL)|
|Goal Streak: N/A||PIM, Game: 2, twice (MR: 4/8/17 GR vs. CLE|
|AHL Game: 3/24/17 GR vs. RFD||NHL Game: N/A|
|AHL Point: 3/29/17 GR vs. MIL (goal)||NHL Point: N/A|
|AHL Goal: 3/29/17 GR vs. MIL (Marek Mazanec)||NHL Goal: N/A|
|2013-14||Hr. Kralove U18||CzR-U18||43||8||7||15||56||4||0||1||1||2|
|2014-15||Hr. Kralove U18||CzR-U18||33||5||19||24||108||9||4||5||9||35|
|Hr. Kralove Jr.||CzRep-Jr.||23||4||13||17||26||1||0||0||0||0|
|2015-16||Hr. Kralove Jr.||CzRep-Jr.||13||4||12||16||12||10||4||5||9||28|