|NUMBER:||77||BIRTHDATE:||June 20, 1977 (AGE 36)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 0"||BIRTHPLACE:||Oak Park, IL, United States|
|WEIGHT:||204||DRAFTED:||LAK / 1997 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||4th (83rd overall)|
Notes: Missed games: Has missed one 2013-14 regular season game due to injury ... An unrestricted free agent at the conclusion of last season, he signed a one-year contract with Ottawa on July 8.
2012-13: Played in 40 games with Carolina recording 17 points (six goals, 11 assists) and 14 penalty minutes … Earned his 300th NHL point with an assist on Jiri Tlusty's first period goal at Tampa Bay on April 21 ... Missed four games due to injury.
2013-14 Season high: Blocked shots: 2 (3x) last: Dec. 3 at Florida (4-2 win)
Career game highs: Goals: 3, 3/16/08 vs Ottawa (with Carolina); Assists 4, 10/26/06 vs Toronto (7-2 win); Points: 5, 10/26/06 vs Toronto (7-2 win)
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Very happy that old guy finally scored. It was great. You see the excitement on his face. I remember when I scored my first goal and it's just such a great feeling. Anytime you can help contribute to a team win it's a lot of fun.