|International Participated at the 1990 European Junior Championships and at the 1991 and 1992 World Junior Championships ... Won a bronze medal in both 1990 and 1991 ... Made his debut with the Czech Republic National Team at the 1995 World Championships ... A member of the gold medal-winning Czech Republic National Team at the 1996 World Championships ... Scored the winning goal in the final game versus Canada with just 19 seconds remaining... Played in the 1996 World Cup of Hockey ... Starred at the 1997 World Championships, where he was the leading scorer with seven goals and seven assists in nine games and was named to the tournament All-Star team ...Won bronze medal with Czech Republic Team that year ... Helped the Czech Republic team capture the 1998 Olympic gold medal in Nagano.
Career Toronto's eighth choice, 135th overall, in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft ... Began to play regularly in the Czechoslovakian League at the age of 17 ... Now a veteran of seven full seasons in the Czech Extraleague ... Won a bronze medal with HC Kladno in the 1993-94 season ... Named Czech Player of the Year in 1994-95, finishing second in scoring with 24 goals and 16 assists in 43 games ... Played for Swedish club AIK Solna in 1996-97 ... Was second in scoring on the team with 16 goals and 23 assists for 39 points in 49 games ... Made his NHL debut with Toronto Maple Leafs in 1997-98.