|NUMBER:||5||BIRTHDATE:||January 3, 1985|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Edmonton, AB, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||235||DRAFTED:||STL / 2003 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (30th overall)|
- Recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) for the second time this season on April 7.
- Logged a career-high 21:03 of ice time on April 8 vs. Dallas.
- Was first recalled on March 25 and made his Avalanche debut on March 26 at Los Angeles.
- Reassigned to Lake Erie on March 28.
- Was acquired from Edmonton on Feb. 28.
- Has dressed in 12 games for the Lake Erie Monsters, tallying three goals and three assists.
- Prior to the trade, he recorded 20 points (3g/17a) in 39 games for the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).
- Also appeared in five games with the Edmonton Oilers this year (no points).
- Was recalled by the Oilers on Nov. 16 and dressed in four NHL games before being reassigned on Nov. 24.
- Recalled again on Dec. 31 and played one game before being reassigned on Jan. 2.
- Has appeared in 19 career NHL games with Minnesota, Montreal, Edmonton and now Colorado, tallying one assist.
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We think that Randy is a very good coach. Our players think that Randy is a very good coach. We think that he's going to get the most out of this group. With the addition of the two assistants, a bit of a different dynamic, we're very comfortable that this is a quality coaching staff that's going to maximize the potential of this team.