|International Won a bronze medal with the Czechoslovakian National Junior Team at the 1991 World Junior Championships ... Finished the junior tournament with 13 points, second on the team in scoring behind Martin Rucinsky ... Played for Czechoslovakia at the 1991 Canada Cup ... Shoulder injury kept him out of the 1992 Albertville Olympics ... Tops in assists (seven) and points (10) at the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics while playing for Slovakia ... Also played in the 1996 World Championships and at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey ... Played in the 1999 World Championships ... Played only one game for Slovakia in the 2002 Olympics ... Helped Slovakia win the gold medal at the 2002 World Championship scoring one goal and six assists for seven points in only three games ... Scored 15 points at the 2003 World Championship to help Slovakia win a bronze medal.
Career New York Islanders second choice, 26th overall, in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft ... Averaged a point a game and led his club in scoring in his first season in the Czech National League ... Fourth leading scorer in the Czech League with Dukla Trencin in 1991-92 ... His team won the 1992 Czechoslovakian playoff championship ... Led Czech League in points and assists in 1992-93 ... Made his NHL debut on January 7, 1994 ... Divided his playing time in 1994-95 between the Islanders and Denver of the International Hockey League ... Improved steadily, finishing with 11 points in the final 15 games of the NHL season ... Had big breakthrough season in 1995-96 ... His 17 power-play goals ranked eighth in NHL ... Led the Islanders in goals (43), points (87), power-play goals (17), game winning goals (6) and shots (257) ... Joined Mike Bossy as only Islanders to record hat-tricks in consecutive games ... In 1997-98, led the Islanders in scoring with 45 goals and 42 assists for 87 points in 82 games ... Traded to the Los Angeles Kings in 1999.