|DRAFTED:||ATL: 2005-41 overall|
2008-09 Season Notes
* Appeared in his first NHL game since 12/18 and made 22 saves on 4/7 vs. WSH
* Recalled from Chicago (AHL) for the third time this season on 4/5
* Posted an 18-20-2 record with three shutouts, a 2.58 GAA and a .914 in 40 games with Chicago (AHL)br /> * Earned his third win of the season, turning aside 28-of-29 shots on 12/16 at OTT
* Made a career-high 43 saves on a career-most 46 shots on 11/30 vs. STL
2008-09 Season Highs
Shots Faced: 46, 11/30 vs. STL (career high)br /> Saves: 43, 11/30 vs. STL (career high)br />
|2011-12: Completed his first season in Winnipeg with new career-highs in games
played (68), wins (29), shots against (2,036), and saves (1,845), and tied career-high
in shutouts (4)... Ranked fifth in the NHL in shots against and saves... Played his first
game as a Winnipeg Jet on Oct. 9/11 vs. MTL (1-5L) making 17 saves in the loss... Made
28 saves to record his first win for the Jets on Oct. 17/11 vs. PIT (2-1W)... Tied his
career-high for saves in a game with 50 stops on Feb. 23/12 vs. PHI (4-5OTL)... Started
13 consecutive game twice, between Oct. 27/11 and Nov. 23/11 (6-4-3) and then from
Feb. 27/12 to Mar. 28/12 (5-8-0)... Made his 5,000th career save on Mar. 31/12 at TB
2010-11: Has set career-highs this season with 58 games played, 21 wins and four shutouts... Stopped all 29 shots, posting his fourth shutout of the season, on 4/7 at NYR... Appeared in his 100th career game on 2/1 vs. NYI... Earned his third shutout of the season with a 1-0 win on 1/26 vs. WSH... Made a season-high 45 saves on 46 shots in a 3-1 win on 12/4 @ WSH... Compiled a franchise record and career-high six consecutive victories from 11/19-11/30 while stopping 183 of 188 shots (.973 pct.) during the streak... Named the NHL’s ‘First Star’ for the week ending 11/28 after stopping 97 of 99 shots en route to three consecutive home wins, including a 3-0 shutout win over Montreal (11/26)... Posted his second shutoutof the season (3-0) against MTL on 11/26, recording his fourth straight win in the process... Posted his first shutout of the season on 11/19 vs. WSH (5-0).
2009-10 SEASON: Appeared in 42 games during his first full NHL season, earning a 14-18-7 record with two shutouts, a 3.29 goals- against average and a .906 save percentage ... Set new career-highs in games played, wins, shutouts, GAA and save percentage ... Began the season with back-to-back wins on 10/3 and 10/8, posting a 2.50 GAA and a .929 save percentage in those games ... Won two straight starts from 10/31-11/3, posting a 2.50 GAA and a .944 save percent- age in those games ... Made a career-high 50 saves on a career-most 51 shots against on 10/31 at OTT ... Recorded his first-career shutout with 38 saves on 11/13 vs. LA ... Won back-to-back starts for the third time this season from 11/25-11/27 ... Posted his second shutout, with a 40 save performance, on 11/25 at DET ... Recorded his first career point with one assist on 1/12 vs. OTT ... Posted a 3-0-1 record over a four-game span from 1/12-1/19, earning a 2.23 GAA and a .933 save percentage ... Was a member of the Czech Republic team at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Appeared in 61 NHL games with the Thrashers, posting a 20-28-7 record with a 3.33 GAA and a .902 save per- centage ... Earned a 51-36-5 record with five shutouts, a 2.69 GAA and a .912 save percentage in 92 career games with Chicago (AHL) ... Appeared in 24 post-season games with Chicago, while helping the Wolves capture the 2008 Calder Cup Championship ... 2008-09: Appeared in 40 games with Chicago (AHL), earning an 18-20-2 record with three shutouts, a 2.58 GAA and a .914 save percentage ... Set new career bests for shutouts, GAA and save percentage ... Also appeared in 12 NHL games with Atlanta, posting a 3-7-0 record with a 3.61 GAA and a .880 save percentage ... Earned four consecutive wins with Chicago from 10/17-10/25, recording one shutout, a 1.50 GAA and a .945 save percentage during that span ... Earned his second shutout of the season with a 35-save performance on 10/29 vs. Providence ... Earned his first recall of the season by Atlanta on 11/1 ... Earned a 2-0-0 re- cord in three appearances during his first stint with the Thrashers ... Re-assigned to Chicago on 11/10 and recalled two days later for the second time this season ... Appeared in six games with Atlanta during his second recall from 11/12-12/19 ... Returned to the Wolves lineup on 12/21 vs. Rockford and won four straight starts from 2/21-3/1, record- ing one shutout, a 0.75 GAA and a .978 save percentage in that span ... Recalled by Atlanta for the third time on 4/5 and played one game on 4/7 vs. WSH ... 2007-08: Posted a 33-16-3 record with two shutouts, a 2.77 GAA and a .911 save percentage in 52 games with the Chicago Wolves (AHL) ... Ranked first among rookies and second overall in the AHL in wins ... Earned his first AHL win in his debut on 10/6 at Houston ... Recalled by Atlanta on 10/19 ... Posted a 3-3-0 record with a 3.11 GAA and a .904 save percentage in seven appearances with the Thrashers ... Made his NHL debut in relief duty on 10/20 at TB ... Collected his first NHL win in his first start on 11/3 at TB ... Posted a three-game winning streak from 11/3-11/9, earning a 1.98 GAA and a .942 save percentage during that stretch ... Re-assigned to the Wolves on 12/1 ... Recorded a season-high seven-game winning streak from 12/13-1/2, posting a 2.66 GAA and a .911 save percentage in those games ... Posted his first professional shutout on 2/8 at Iowa ... Named the AHL Goaltender of the Month for February ... Earned his second shutout of the season on 4/5 vs. Quad City ... Earned a 16-8 record with two shutouts, a 2.34 GAA and a .921 save percentage in 24 playoff games while leading the Wolves to the 2008 Calder Cup Championship ... Set a franchise record and became just the third goalie in AHL history to record 16 wins in a single post-season ... Made his professional playoff debut on 4/16 vs. Milwaukee ... Collected his first playoff win on 4/18 vs. Milwaukee ... Made 30 saves on 4/26 vs. Milwaukee to post his first professional playoff shutout ... Posted a five-game winning streak from 5/11-5/20 ... Made 25 saves in the Wolves Calder Cup-clinching win on 6/10 vs. Wilkes-Barre.
AMATEUR CAREER: Earned a 55-29 record with four shutouts and a 2.51 GAA in two seasons with Cape Breton (QMJHL) from 2005-06 to 2006-07 ... 2006-07: Posted a 28-11 with one shutout, a 2.52 GAA and a .908 save percentage in 43 games with Cape Breton ... Led QMJHL goaltenders in GAA and finished third in save percentage ... Earned the QMJHL’s Jacques Plante Trophy with the lowest GAA among league goalies for the second consecutive season ... Named a QMJHL First- Team All-Star ... Earned a career-high in wins, which tied for fifth in the league ... Named the QMJHL’s Player of the Month for January after posting a 4-0 record, a 1.49 GAA, .951 save percentage and one shut- out in four games ... Earned an 11-5 record and led league goaltenders with a 2.29 GAA and .920 save percentage in 16 post-season games to help the Screaming Eagles reach the league semifinals ... 2005- 06: Made his North American debut with Cape Breton, posting a 27-18 record, three shutouts, a 2.51 GAA and a .929 save percentage in 47 games ... Named the QMJHL’s Best Goaltender, Defensive Rookie of the Year and Rookie of the Year ... Selected as a QMJHL First-Team All-Star ... Named to the QMJHL All-Rookie Team ... Ranked second among rookie goalies in GAA and minutes ... Named QMJHL Rookie of the Month for February after going 7-2 with a 2.11 GAA and a .938 save percentage ... Posted a 4-5 record with a 2.25 GAA and a 926 save percentage in nine playoff games.
EUROPEAN CAREER: Spent two seasons with the Kladno organization in Czech Republic from 2003 to 2005 ... 2004-05: Recorded a 2.31 GAA with seven shutouts and .929 save percentage in 39 games with Kladno of the Czech Republic Junior League ... Earned one shutout and a 2.45 GAA in 10 playoff games ... 2003-04: Posted a 2.22 GAA and three shutouts with Kladno’s under-17 team.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Won a Gold Medal at the 2010 IIHF World Championships and was a member of the 2010 Czech Republic Olympic Team ... Appeared in the 2007 World Junior Championships ... Helped the Czech Republic to fourth place at the 2005 World Under-18 Championships.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Thrashers in the second round, 41st overall, of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.