HEIGHT: 5' 11"
BIRTHPLACE: Kladno, CZE
DRAFTED: MTL: 2001-71 overall
- Led the team in Oct. in goals (6), powerplay goals (3, tied with R. Bourque) and points (11, tied with P.K. Subban)
- Led the NHL with 3 winning goals in Oct. (tied with 3 others).
- Set a personal-high in the playoffs with a 5-game point streak (April 20 to May 6), posting a 2-3-5 record.
- Scored a goal and totaled 6 shots on goal on Jan. 30 at OTT
- Tied for 3rd in the NHL in Jan. with 3 powerplay goals
- Tallied 2 assists on Feb. 2 vs. BUF
- Had a 3-game point streak (Jan. 29 to Feb. 2), posting a 2-2-4 record
- Scored 2 goals on Feb. 7 at BUF
- Led the team in Feb. with 46 shots
- Notched 1 goal and a +3 differential on March 9 at TBL
- Had 2 assists and a +2 differential on March 10 at FLA
- Scored the winning goal on March 16 at NJD
- Had a 4-game point streak (March 9 to 16), posting a 2-3-5 record
- Amassed 2 assists on March 21 at NYI
- Totaled 8 shots on March23 vs. BUF
- Amassed 3 assists on March 27 at BOS
- Had a 3-game point streak (March 27 to April 1), posting a 1-4-5 record
- Missed 1 game due to a groin injury suffered on April 3 at PHI.
- Led the team in October in goals (4 – tied with T. Moen and M.Pacioretty), points (9 – tied with M. Pacioretty), winning goals (2) and face-offs won (120 out of 226 – 53.1%).
- Obtained 2 assists, including his 200th in career in the NHL, on November 17 against the New York Islanders.
- Had a 3-game multiple point streak (November 16 to 19), posting a 1-5-6 record.
- Led the team’s forwards in November in average time on ice per game (21:28).
- Played his 500th career game with the Canadiens in the NHL on December 10 at New Jersey.
- Scored on the penalty kill on April 7 against Toronto, becoming the first Canadiens player since Guy Carbonneau (March 24, 1983) to score a 3-on-5 goal.
- Led the team in goals (3 – tied for 4th in the NHL) and points (6 – 3rd in the NHL) on the penalty kill.
- Led the team’s forwards in time on ice total (260:58 – 2nd among NHL forwards) and average time on ice (3:13 – 2nd among NHL forwards) on the penalty kill.
- Played his 400th career game with the Canadiens in the NHL, on October 23 at Ottawa.
- Led the team in scoring in October with 10 points (tied with A. Kostitsyn).
- Led the team with 10 assists and 13 points in November.
- Recorded his 300th point in the NHL (assist) on February 15 against Buffalo.
- Led the team with 5 goals and finished tied for first with 9 points (J. Wisniewski) in January.
- Led the team in February in points (9, tied with M. Pacioretty, P.K. Subban, R. Hamrlik), differential (+4) and shots (46, tied with B. Gionta).
- Led the team in assists (35) and points (57).