2019-20 Notes

  • Played three games for the Columbus Blue Jackets and 46 games with their AHL affiliate, the Cleveland Monsters
  • Posted 19 points (4G, 15A) in 46 games for Cleveland
  • Had a six-game point streak with Cleveland from Nov. 12-26, which was bookended by a pair of two-point games

Professional Career

  • Has played 141 NHL games during six seasons with the Jets, Blue Jackets, Chicago Blackhawks, and Colorado Avalanche, compiling 45 points (19G, 26A)
  • Tallied a career-high 21 points (8G, 13A) in 35 games with Columbus as a rookie in 2014-15
  • Best month of his career has been March, as he has 16 points (8G, 8A) in 42 games
  • Has six points (4G, 2A) in nine career games against the Vancouver Canucks, which is the most for him against any NHL team
  • Also has 99 career AHL points (33G, 66A) in 186 games with the Springfield Falcons, Rockford IceHogs, Manitoba Moose, and Cleveland Monsters
  • Has been traded twice in his career – Jun. 30/15 from Columbus to Chicago and Feb. 25/16 from Chicago to Winnipeg
  • Played two seasons in the KHL with HC Slovan Bratislava from 2012-2014 before coming to North America
  • Drafted by the Blue Jackets 27th overall in the 2013 NHL Draft

Amateur Career

  • Played in Slovakia for HK Dukla Trencin
  • Racked up 40 points (18G, 22A) in 28 games as a 16-year-old in the Slovakia U20 league

International Career

  • Suited up for Slovakia at the 2015, 2016, and 2019 World Championships
  • Played for Slovakia at two U18 World Championships (2011, 2012) and three World Junior Championships (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Named a top three player on his team at the 2013 World Junior Championship after tallying nine points (4G, 5A) in six games

Career Stats

Possession Metrics

Playoff Stats

First NHL Game - 10/9/14 at BUF
First NHL Goal – 10/11/14 vs. NYR
First NHL Assist - 10/11/14 vs. NYR
Most Goals, Game – 2 (2x), Last: 3/14/16 at VAN
Most Assists, Game – 2, 4/4/15 vs. PIT
Most Points, Game – 3 (2x), Last: 3/14/16 at VAN
Most Penalty Minutes, Game – 5, 10/24/18 vs. TBL
Most Shots, Game – 6 (2x), Last: 4/8/15 vs. TOR
Most Time On Ice, Game – 17:59, 3/19/15 at VAN
Longest Point Streak – 3 (4x), Last: 11/13/16-11/17/16 (1G, 2A)
Longest Goal Streak - None
Longest Assist Streak – 3, 3/12/15-3/15/15 (3A)
Hat Tricks - None
Multiple-Point Games – 6 (2, 3-point; 4, 2-point)
Penalty Shots - 0-0, 0.0%
Shootout Attempts - 0-0, 0.0%

Transactions

March 6, 2014 – Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a three-year, $925,000 AAV entry-level contract
June 30, 2015
 – Traded to Chicago by Columbus with Jeremy Morin, Corey Tropp, Artem Anisimov and a fourth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft (Anatoli Golyshev) in exchange for Brandon Saad, Michael Paliotta, and Alex Broadhurst.
February 25, 2016 – Traded to Winnipeg by Chicago along with the first-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft (German Rubtsov) in exchange for Andrew Ladd, Jay Harrison, and Matt Fraser.
June 13, 2017 – Signed by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year, $850,000 AAV contract.
July 24, 2018 – Signed by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year, $800,000 AAV contract.
October 15, 2018 – Claimed on waivers by Colorado from Winnipeg.
November 23, 2018 – Claimed on waivers by Winnipeg from Colorado.
August 8, 2019 – Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year, $800,000 AAV contract.
November 5, 2020 – Signed by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year, $700,000 AAV contract.