• Lodge registered 67 points (28-39--67) in 64 games for the Spirit during the 2012-13 season. It was a substantial jump from his 2011-12 rookie season, when he finished with 12 points (8-4--12) in 45 games.
• He represented the U.S. at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, registering two assists in four games.
• His parents moved him from Pennsylvania to Toronto at the age of 13 so he could attend a school for elite athletes and play minor midget in Canada with the Toronto Titans of the Greater Toronto Hockey League. FAVORITES
NHL team: Philadelphia Flyers Hockey idol: Peter Forsberg Shootout move: “Forehand to backhand” Goal celebration: “Stick raise” Video game: Call of Duty Movies: Superbad, Transformers, I Am Legend TV show: Sons of Anarchy Music group: ASAP Rocky Website: Facebook
COLUMBIA (2012 USA Hockey Select 17 Player Development Camp)
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