|NUMBER:||13||BIRTHDATE:||September 19, 1988 (AGE 26)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Palmerston, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||201||DRAFTED:||NSH / 2007 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||2nd (58th overall)|
- Set career highs in points, goals and assists (13g-19a-32pts) in the 2013-14 season.
- The Preds were 10-2-1 when he scored for the season, and are 31-6-2 when he scores a goal and 47-14-5 when he records a point all-time.
- One of two Nashville forwards to average more than a minute in shorthanded and power-play ice time per game.
- Titles won: 2008 OHL title
- On Twitter: @Spals88
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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.