|NUMBER:||18||BIRTHDATE:||December 19, 1983 (AGE 30)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Mississauga, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||192||DRAFTED:||TOR / 2002 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||2nd (57th overall)|
was injuried on Oct.3 with a lower body injury and placed on IR ... returned from injury on Oct. 24 and had an assist ... scored his first goal of the season against his former club (TOR) on Oct.30 ... picked up an assist to extend his five game points streak (1+4) Oct.24 - Nov.3 ... went 13/18 (72%) in face-offs, led the team with 6 shots and netted a pair of goals on Nov.14 ... has 2+2 had a 3 game point streak Nov.14-18 ... had a pair of assists on Dec.4, his first multi-assist game of the season ... scored the overtime winner on Dec.14 ... signed a four year contract on Jan.20 ... had a goal and an assist on Jan.28 ... played in his 700th career game on Feb.4 ... scored his 10th goal on Feb.8 ... missed Mar.3-15 for personal reasons ... returned to the line-up Mar.18 ... tied a career high with 1+3 on Mar.22 ... missed Apr.3-7 for personal reasons ... has a 5 game point streak (3+2) Mar.26 - Apr.9
For me, it's a great win for our hockey team and for a lot of people back in Columbus, especially our fans in particular … people who have been devoted to this organization, it's big.