Vladimir Sobotka (C)
CAREER: 2008-09: Split season between Boston (g, 4a) and Providence (20g, 24a)… Ranked fifth in scoring for P-Bruins in only 44 regular season games… Ranked tied for third in P-Bruins postseason scoring with 13 points in 14 games, tying for team-lead with 11 assists… Finished season with 18 multiple-point games, including four-point (g, 3a) contest at Portland on April 19 in Game 3 of Atlantic Division Semifinals, tying P-Bruins single-game playoff record for points… Earned six NHL recalls to Boston during season… Appeared in 100th pro game for Boston at New York Islanders on January 15, earning assist in game… Registered first career Gordie Howe Hat Trick with goal, assist and fight on October 12 vs. Springfield… Scored two goals on November 23 vs. Hartford… Scored first career AHL playoff goal on April 17 vs. Portland in Game 2 of Atlantic Division Semifinals… Enjoyed four point-streaks of at least three games, including eight-game AHL run (4g, 7a) from Nov. 28 – Jan. 24… Took season-high eight shots on March 20 vs. Albany… Had four double-digit penalty minute games… 2007-08: Made professional debut on October 6 at Manchester... Scored goal for first pro point on October 17 at Lowell... Had first career multiple point game on October 20 at Philadelphia... Led P-Bruins with four goals in October... Had eight-game point-streak, recording 11 points... Appeared in first career NHL contest for Boston on November 24 at New York Islanders... Earned first NHL point with assist on December 12 at Atlanta... Had two goals and personal-high three points for P-Bruins on January 4 at Springfield... Scored first career NHL goal February 13 at Pittsburgh... Tallied two assists for first NHL multi-point contest at Ottawa on April 4... Played first career NHL playoff game on April 12 at Montreal... Scored goal for first NHL playoff point on April 17 at Montreal... Made AHL playoff debut April 26 vs. Portland... Earned first pro playoff assist in two-assist game vs. Portland April 27… 2006-07: Set highs in goals (7), points (13) and PIM (38) for Slavia in Czech league... Played for Czech Republic team in World Junior Championships, recording eight points in six games to earn Czech team’s Second Star... 2005-06: Had junior-best nine assists to lead Slavia to playoffs... Played for Czech Republic in World Junior Championships, tallying four points and 33 PIM in six games... 2004-05: Scored goal in seven games for Czech Republic’s Under-18 World Junior Championships team.