CAREER: In the 1st season of a 3-year contract...2007 Stanley Cup champion with ANA...2006 CCHA Best Defensive Forward and Humanitarian Award...2006 Michigan State Team MVP...Claimed off waivers by DET, 11/11/09...Traded to ANA from TB for Evgeni Artyukhin, 8/13/09.
2013-14: Notched his 1st goal of the season on 10/26 vs. NYR...Matched a career best with 2 goals, including the GWG, on 12/1 at OTT...Recorded his 3rd NHL fighting major on 10/17 at COL (Cory Sarich)...Played his 300th NHL game, 1/4 at DAL.
2012-13: Scored the GWG in Game 3 vs. CHI on 5/20...Missed 12 games with a broken hand...Committed just one minor penalty...Scored 2 GWG: 2/23 vs. NSH and 3/24 at ANA.
OTHER: Recorded 86 points (39-47-86) in 125 games with the Michigan State Spartans from 2003-06...Drew’s brother Ryan plays goaltender for BUF...Cousins Kip, Kevin and Kelly all played in the NHL (Kevin played for DET from 1990-92 and 2003-04).
Brother of Ryan
Traded to Tampa Bay by Anaheim with Anaheim's 3rd round choice (Adam Janosik) in 2010 Entry Draft for Evgeny Artyukhin, August 13, 2009. Claimed on waivers by Detroit from Tampa Bay, November 11, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Braehead (Britain), October 8, 2012.