Medical Report

As he tells, he broke his 11th rib in the first round of the playoffs due to a crosscheck and subsequently played through his injury.

"I was playing under pills for a month and a half. It wouldn't be fair to my teammates and the whole team to go when I'm not fully fit, it still hurts," he says, explaining the reason why he will not suit up for the Czech national team at the World Championship.

The forward just won the National League title with EV Zug. In 15 playoff games, he recorded five goals and 16 assists.

( 04 May 2022 | mso )