|NUMBER:||55||BIRTHDATE:||January 7, 1977|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Calgary, AB, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||205||DRAFTED:||VAN / 1995 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||6th (144th overall)|
2010-11: recorded his 1st point in a Thrashers uniform (assist) on Oct. 9 at TBL … Skated in his 600th career NHL game on Nov. 3 at FLA… Scored his 1st goal as a Thrasher on Nov. 13 vs. PIT… Registered his 1st multiple-point game of the season (2a) on Dec. 11 at NYI … Scored his 2nd goal of the season on Feb. 5 at CAR… Acquired from ATL on Feb. 24 (with Nigel Dawes) for Ben Maxwell and a 4th round draft pick in 2011… Played his 1st game with the Canadiens, becoming the 4th player in team history to wear #55 (John McGill, Igor Ulanov and Matthieu Descôteaux)… Returned to action on March 24 at BOS after missing 7 games due to an upper-body injury suffered on March 8 vs. BOS… Led the team in April with 10 blocked shots… Scored his 1st goal with the Canadiens on April 21 vs. BOS.
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It was definitely emotional. I really appreciated the fans. It was a cool feeling and it felt special and the ovation there at the start and then you kind of feel funny out there standing by yourself. Thinking back, I was saying just a bit ago, you think back just trying to make the NHL and then you kind of reflect on all the years being able to play for a great organization here in Calgary and all the fun I've had so far in my career. I feel very fortunate and blessed.