|NUMBER:||24||BIRTHDATE:||June 11, 1981 (AGE 32)|
|HEIGHT:||5' 11"||BIRTHPLACE:||Sudbury, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||181||DRAFTED:||ATL / 1999 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||5th (128th overall)|
Career: Signed 2-year contract extension with CBJ on 5/31/12... Has skated in 550 career AHL games with Syracuse & Chicago (147G-185A-332P)… Won Calder Cup with Wolves in 2002… Made NHL debut (w/ATL) on 4/12/02 at CBJ… Scored 1st career NHL goal on 3/9/08 vs. TBL (opposing goalie: M. Smith)… Represented Canada at 2001 IIHF World Junior Championships (7GP-1G-2A-3P, Bronze Medal)… Spent 4 seasons (1997-2001) with Sudbury Wolves (OHL), recording 95G-158A-253P in 257 games… Won 2000-01 OHL and CHL Faceoff Awards after going 427/637 (67%) on draws for Sudbury.
2013-14: Matched career high with 9 goals... Led CBJ in hits (241, 11th in NHL)... Skated in 300th career NHL game on 4/1 vs. COL... Had career-best 3-game goal scoring streak from 1/23-1/27.
2012-13: Led CBJ in hits (122) and FO% (59.4)... Registered 5th career multi-point game (0G-2A) on 3/22 vs. CGY.
Personal: Favorite player growing up: Steve Yzerman... Nicknames incl. ‘Mac’ & ‘D-Mac’… Favorite rock band: The Tragically Hip.
I was in there icing my face as she was trying to push a baby out.