Defenseman who played in the NHL for the Detroit Red Wings from 1999-2006, also spending some time with their affiliate club the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks. He was forced to retire in 2005 after going into cardiac arrest during a game.
He played for the Hull Olympiques in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
He played internationally for the Czech Republic.
He was born in Horovice, Czech Republic, which at the time was considered part of Czechoslovakia.
Defenseman Chris Chelios was his teammate on the Red Wings.