CAREER: Re-signed by Detroit in July after spending 2013-14 on an AHL contract with Grand Rapids...2013 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids...2009 OHL Second-Team All-Star...2007 OHL All-Rookie Team and Third-Team All-Star.
2014-15: Earned his 1st NHL win in a relief effort on 1/18 vs. BUF...Has appeared in 21 games for the Griffins this season, posting a 10-8-3 record with a 2.33 GAA and .911 SV%...Has won five straight starts with GR since returning from last NHL call-up.
2013-14: Posted career-best numbers in his fifth AHL campaign, ranking among league leaders with 24 wins (T10th), a 2.30 GAA (4th) and a .922 SV% (T4th).
OTHER: Nominated for 2013-14 AHL Man of the Year Award by Grand Rapids for his work in the community.
It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
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