2009-10: Playing for the Chilliwack Bruins, he tied for first among Western Hockey League (WHL) rookies with six game-winning goals and a team-record, five shorthanded goals, and tied for fifth in the league overall in shorthanded goals and 17th overall in game-winning goals. ... Tied for third on Chilliwack in goals (21) and ranked fourth in assists (26) and points (47). ... Recorded 11 multi-point performances, including three multi-goal efforts. ... Registered a season-high, seven-game point streak from Oct. 17 at Red Deer to Nov. 1 at Vancouver, tallying eight points (four goals and four assists) over the span. ... Tied for Chilliwack lead in playoff points (six), ranked second on team in playoff assists (four), and tied for third in playoff goals (two).
2008-09: Appeared in 31 games for HC Ceske Budejovice Jr. of the Czech Under-20 league, collecting 16 goals and 17 assists for 33 points along with 14 penalty minutes. ... Established a career-high in assists and points. ... Also skated in eight contests with Ceske Budejovice's Czech Extraliga team, establishing a career-high in games played.
2009-10: Played for Czech Republic team at 2010 World Junior Championship tournament in Saskatchewan. ... Scored a goal in a 4-3 World Junior loss to the Finns and assisted on another that briefly tied Russia in the third period of an eventual 5-2 loss. 2008-09: Played for Czech Republic at 2009 Under-18 World Championshiop tournament in Fargo-Moorhead, registering two goals and one assist for three points. His two goals tied for second on the team, while his three points tied for fourth.
June 26, 2009 -- Rangers' fifth-round choice, No. 127 overall, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.