• In 2011-12, he helped the Regina Pats make the playoffs for the first time in four years, recording 22 goals and 20 assists despite missing 14 games with an injury. He was named the Pats’ Most Sportsmanlike Player.
• His cousin, Joey Kocur, was drafted 91st overall in 1983 by Detroit and won three Stanley Cups (Detroit: 1997, 1998 and NY Rangers: 1994). Other cousins Shay Stephenson (198th overall in 2003 by Carolina) and Logan Stephenson (35th overall in 2004) by Phoenix) both play in the KHL.
NHL team: Detroit Red Wings NHL player: Milan Lucic Shootout move: Shoot stick side Video game: Call of Duty Movie: Out Cold TV show: One Tree Hill Website: nitrocircus.com Book: Lone Survivor Home-cooked meal: Taco Salad Activity away from the rink: Golf
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round