Career: Made NHL debut on 10/7/11 vs. NSH… Scored 1st career NHL goal/GWG on 10/25/11 vs. DET (opposing goalie: T. Conklin)…Won Silver with Team Canada at the 2011 IIHF World Jr. Championships (7GP-3G-5A-8P, Tournament All-Star) in Buffalo, NY… Spent 2 seasons with Portland Winterhawks (WHL), tallying 134GP-65G-96A-161P… Named 1st Team Western Conf. All-Star in 2010-11... Selected by Portland in the 7th round (150th overall) of the '07 WHL Bantam Draft… Represented Vancouver NE Chiefs at 2007-08 BC Major Midget League All-Star Game (Team Blue, 0P, 9-2L).
2013-14: Leads CBJ in goals/points, SOG (170), FOW (527) and multipoint games (13)... On pace to tally 33G-31A-64P... Had career-high 9-game point streak, 11/29-12/16.
2012-13: Tallied 5G-7A-12P in 40 games with CBJ... Led CBJ in FOW (272)... Skated in 100th career NHL game on 4/12 vs. STL... Scored 1st career shootout goal on 3/10 at DET..
Personal: Nickname is ‘Joey’… Favorite player growing up: Joe Thornton... Favorite TV show: Suits.
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.