Czech winger who played for the Nashville Predators from 2001 to 2004 and again from 2005 to 2013; traded to the Washington Capitals in April, 2013.
He was selected 191st overall in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft by the Predators.
During his rookie year with the Predators, he set franchise rookie records in assists (24) and points (33).
He was born in Trebic, Czechoslovakia.
He was coached by Barry Trotz during the entirety of his tenure with the Predators.