Hometown: Bratislava, Slovokia
Position: Right wing.
‘95-96 affiliation: Slovan Bratislava.
Local school: Ferris.
Draft status: Los Angeles (2nd round, 37th pick of the ‘96 draft).
Quick check: A stretch with the Kings at training camp, and a hang-up in his clearance from the Slovokian hockey authorities, kept him out of WHL exhibition games. Cleared to play two days before opener.
Coach’s comment: “Skilled scorer who is grittier than the typical European player. He wants the puck.”
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