|NUMBER:||17||BIRTHDATE:||February 13, 1979|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Redwater, AB, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||232||DRAFTED:||PHI / 1997 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||7th (164th overall)|
*Appeared in 1st game on 12/9 vs EDM since missing 9 games dating back to 11/21 @ CAR.
*Ranks 3rd on the team in S% with 13.6 and is t-1st with a 100.0 faceoff percentage.
*Removed from IR on 1/18 after missing 10 games with a lower body injury.
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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.