|NUMBER:||30||BIRTHDATE:||July 23, 1977 (AGE 37)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Des Moines, IA, United States|
|WEIGHT:||201||DRAFTED:||NJD / 1997 NHL Entry Draft|
|Catches:||Left||ROUND:||8th (215th overall)|
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You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.