He certainly took some punishment during his NHL career and he always seemed to be in the wrong place during scrums...to his credit he never pulled a Sedin and jumped on the bench when a scrum happened.
Not many Czechs of the "golden era" left now...
"I'm not out there to make any friends on other teams. I'm out there to give abuse and to take abuse."
This forum is full of people that suffer from post-pubertal showing-off affectations...