|NUMBER:||74||BIRTHDATE:||April 25, 1986 (AGE 27)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Togliatti, Russia|
|WEIGHT:||224||DRAFTED:||MTL / 2004 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||3rd (84th overall)|
Returned to action on Nov. 16 vs. NYR, after missing 20 games (+10 in 2012-13) with a knee injury suffered on April 6, 2013 vs. BOS… Totaled 5 hits and 5 blocked shots on Nov. 19 vs. MIN… Recorded 1 assist and a +1 differential on Nov. 22 at WSH… Produced 1 assist and 4 hits on Nov. 29 at WSH… Led the team in Nov. with 25 hits… Had 4 hits on Dec. 4 at NJD… Recorded 5 hits on Dec. 5 vs. BOS…
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Very happy that old guy finally scored. It was great. You see the excitement on his face. I remember when I scored my first goal and it's just such a great feeling. Anytime you can help contribute to a team win it's a lot of fun.