• In 2008-09, Silas was named the Bulls’ Rookie of the Year as he played on the blueline alongside P.K. Subban (43rd overall, by Montreal in 2007) and Shawn Lalonde (68th overall, by Chicago in 2008).
• He was drafted in the first round (19th overall) in the OHL priority selection after he won a gold medal with Team Ontario at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and completed his Midget AAA season with Halton.
• Silas got his start in hockey at the age of four after he began public skating and he credits his uncle, Peter, for having a big impact on his career for helping him believe in his abilities.
NHL team: San Jose Sharks NHL player: Tomas Kaberle Shootout move: “Fake shot, backhand, five hole” Goal celebration: “One knee fist pump” Video game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Movie: Saving Private Ryan TV show: Deal or No Deal Actress: Megan Fox Website: facebook.com Book: Spots Illustrated Pump-up song: “Fire and Ice” by Dj Tiesto Restaurant: The Keg Sport (other than hockey): Lacrosse Activity away from the rink: Movies, Video Games Breakfast food: Steak and Eggs
There's not much to say. We played like [garbage]. I think every guy in the room should be completely embarrassed about how they played tonight. Every single person. To start a road trip, one of the biggest road trips and have a division rival chasing you down and have a ton on the line, it's ridiculous how we played tonight.
— Anaheim forward Andrew Cogliano after the Ducks' 7-2 loss to the Flames on Wednesday