PLAYOFF NOTES: Held a game-high six blocked shots and was tied for a game-high six hits on 5/19 vs STL Was Was tied for a game-high four blocked shots on 5/12 vs NSH Tied M.E. Vlasic for a game-high four blocked shots on 5/1 vs NSH Was tied for a game-high five blocked shots on 4/22 at LAK Held a team-high seven hits on 4/20 vs LAK Made his SJS playoff debut on 4/14 at LAK
2015-16: Ranked 3rd in the NHL in hits (303) Ranked 1st on SJS in blocked shots (146) Named to the Czech Republic s 2016 World Cup of Hockey Team Posted his first point with SJS (assist) on 3/12 vs. WSH Made his Sharks debut on 2/24 at COL and led the team with 3 hits Acquired, along with F Nick Spaling, from Toronto in exchange for F Raffi Torres and two second round draft selections (2017/2018) on 2/22 At the time of the trade, ranked 1st on TOR in plus/minus (+8), 2nd in PIM (56), 4th in TOI (19:44), 2nd in hits (220), 1st in blocked shots (102) and 2nd in SH TOI (3:29) Played 500th NHL game on 11/23 vs. BOS
Signed as a free agent by Vitkovice (CzRep), September 20, 2012. Traded to Toronto by St. Louis for Carl Gunnarsson and Calgary's 4th round choice (previously acquired, St. Louis selected Ville Husso) in 2014 Entry Draft, June 28, 2014.