Career: Dressed in his first ever NHL game on 1/15/11 vs CBJ, serving as J. MacDonald's backup in a 6-5 win...Played in his first NHL game on 3/30/11, a 10-3 loss vs STL
2012-13: Appeared in 31 games for Grand Rapids during the regular season posting an 18-11-2 record, 2.63 GAA, .904 SV% and two shutouts
2011-12: Made 28 appearances with Grand Rapids (11-16-0, 3.49 GAA, .891 SV%)...Played 15 games for Toldeo (ECHL) (6-6-2, 2.62 GAA, .909 SV%)
Misc: Hockey idols: Brad May, Dominik Hasek... Sports he played besides hockey: baseball, soccer, basketball... Enjoys italian food... Favorite TV show: House... Favorite band: Nickelback
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It was definitely emotional. I really appreciated the fans. It was a cool feeling and it felt special and the ovation there at the start and then you kind of feel funny out there standing by yourself. Thinking back, I was saying just a bit ago, you think back just trying to make the NHL and then you kind of reflect on all the years being able to play for a great organization here in Calgary and all the fun I've had so far in my career. I feel very fortunate and blessed.