--Scored his first career NHL goal, 1/26/11 at CGY
--Made NHL debut, 1/12/11 at ANA
--12-14-26 in 46 games with Peoria last season
--St. Louis native, played his freshman season at CBC High School in St. Louis
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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.