Playing for his country for the fourth time in his career -- won a gold medal for Canada at the 2005 World Junior Championship and a silver medal at the 2004 World Junior.
Played on one of the all-time great Canadian teams at the 2005 World Junior Championship -- along with fellow 2010 Olympians Sidney Crosby, Shea Weber, Patrice Bergeron, Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry and Mike Richards.
If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.
— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri after loss to Blackhawks on Wednesday set up Game 7 on Saturday