|NUMBER:||17||BIRTHDATE:||July 9, 1984|
|HEIGHT:||6' 0"||BIRTHPLACE:||Mississauga, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||200||DRAFTED:||NYI / 2004 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||7th (227th overall)|
Played his 1st game with the Canadiens, on Oct. 6 at TOR… Returned to action on Dec. 10 at NJD after missing 28 games due to a lower-body injury suffered on Oct. 6 at TOR… Played his 400th NHL career game on Dec. 15 vs. PHI… Scored his 1st goal with the Canadiens on Dec. 17 vs. NJD… Recorded 1 assist and a +1 differential on Jan. 14 vs. OTT… Produced 1 assist and a +1 differential on Feb. 7 vs. PIT… Blocked 5 shots and maintained a +1 differential on Feb. 11 at TOR… Recorded 1 assist and a +1 differential on Feb. 13 vs. CAR… Scored 1 goal on Feb. 17 at BUF… Produced 4 hits and a +1 differential on March 17 vs. NYI… Registered 2 assists and a +1 differential on March 23 vs. OTT…
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.