• In 2012-13, Bigras was the highest-scoring defenseman for the OHL’s Attack with 38 points (8-30--38) and a plus-35 rating. In 49 games as a rookie during the 2011-12 season, Bigras recorded 19 points (3-16--19) and was named the team’s Rookie of the Year as well as its Scholastic Player of the Year.
• Internationally, Bigras won a gold medal with Team Canada at the Under-18 World Championship and at the Ivan Hlinka Under-18 Memorial Tournament. He also won a bronze medal with Team Ontario at the 2012 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge.
• He lists playing guitar as one of his favorite pastimes.
NHL team: Montreal Canadiens NHL player: Erik Karlsson Hockey idol: Bobby Orr Shootout move: “The Forsberg” Goal celebration: “Fist bump” Video game: NHL Movies: Miracle, Anchorman, Iron Man TV shows: Prison Break, TSN, Suits Music genre: Country Website: YouTube
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench