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John-Michael Liles  #26

Carolina Hurricanes  Defenseman
NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: November 25, 1980  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Indianapolis, IN, United States
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: COL / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (159th overall)
Last Game: Recorded an assist and was (+1) in 20:48 of ice time at PHI (4/9) 2014-15 Season: * Scored his second goal of the season at CHI (3/2) * Skated in his 700th NHL games vs. WSH (2/27) * Was on injured reserve from 12/27-1/8 due to illness * Recorded two assists at DAL (11/18) * Had assists in two straight games 12/2/14-12/4/14 (0g, 2a) * Games missed due to injury: 11 (Upper-body: 10/16-10/21, 12/16-12/20; Illness: 10/24, 12/29-1/6) * Was a healthy extra for: 15 games 2013-14 Season: * Led the Hurricanes with a (+7) rating in 35 games * On 4/3 vs. DAL, he became the first Hurricanes defenseman to earn at least three points in one period since Bret Hedican on Oct. 24, 2007 * Was acquired by the Hurricanes along with Dennis Robertson in exchange for Tim Gleason on Jan. 1 * Twitter: @hoosierjm26 * Career Highs: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3 PIM: 10 * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 91 gp, 4-28-32, 22 pim
CCHA Second All-Star Team (2001) CCHA First All-Star Team (2002, 2003) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2002) NCAA West First All-American Team (2003) NHL All-Rookie Team (2004) Signed as a free agent by Iserlohn (Germany), December 29, 2004. Traded to Toronto by Colorado for Boston's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Washington, later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Mike Winther) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 24, 2011. Traded to Carolina by Toronto with Dennis Robertson for Tim Gleason, January 1, 2014.
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We never really stopped believing in ourselves. We were hearing a lot of things about our team in the regular season. Seems like we put things back together at the right time and we're back in the finals with this group. We know what we have in this room, we believe in each other, we believe in the organization and it really matter what other people say.

— Patrick Sharp after Blackhawks clinched Western Conference title with Game 7 win vs. Ducks