|NUMBER:||79||BIRTHDATE:||February 10, 1986|
|HEIGHT:||6' 0"||BIRTHPLACE:||Fridley, MN, United States|
*Scored first NHL goal vs. EDM (12/29)
*Made NHL debut vs. NYI (12/17) and skated 15:38 and collected team-high six shots
*Has 12 shots in 5 games played
*Has missed 18 games with an upper-body injury sustained 12/29
*Collected 10 points (4-6=10), 13 PIM and +8 rating in 26 games with Houston this season
*Never missed a game during his four-year career at Miami (Ohio) University, totaling 137 points (47-90=137) in 169 contests and helped lead the RedHawks to the NCAA Frozen Four in each of his last two seasons.
*Led Miami with 18 goals, 45 points and a +27 rating in 44 games during his senior campaign
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I think offensively, a lot of us are fighting it a little bit, and you don’t play with swagger and confidence when you are fighting it.