Hockey center who has risen to fame for his career in the NHL, including for the St. Louis Blues. He signed with the Avangard Omsk of the KHL in 2014 before returning to the Blues in 2017.
He was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the fourth round of the 2005 NHL Draft. He previously played for Slavia Prague of the Czech Extraliga beginning in 2003.
He was named to the Czech Republic's national hockey squad for the 2014 Winter Olympics. He was dealt to the Buffalo Sabres in 2018.
His long-time romantic partner's name is Nicole Novotná.
He was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in 2018 for Ryan O'Reilly.