|NUMBER:||11||BIRTHDATE:||June 15, 1973|
|HEIGHT:||5' 11"||BIRTHPLACE:||Grand Cache, AB, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||195||DRAFTED:||CHI / 1991 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (22nd overall)|
Made his Devils' post-season debut in game 1 of ECQF vs. Phi...Joined organization after signing free agent AHL contract with Low. Oct. 20; signed 2-way contract Nov. 6, paving way for 15th NHL season…Saw action in 62 of 63 games after making NHL season debut Nov. 19 at Nsh.; played in season-high 41 straight contests through Feb. 12…Recorded points in season-high 4 straight games Dec. 16-21 (2g-4a-6pts)…Totaled 4 multiple-point games, including 2g Dec. 19 at Atl...Recorded lone PP tally Dec. 19...Recorded 1st goal of season/with squad Dec. 11 vs. Fla.; posted 1st point with team 1a Nov. 19...Missed 6 games Nov. 6-16 (ill); also missed Feb. 13 match at Car. with upper body injury...AHL totals show 1g-2a-3pts in 6 appearances...Split 2008-09 campaign between Ott. and NYI…Spent 2004-05 season with Devils' AHL affiliate in Albany; teammates included current Devils’ forward Z. Parise…Totals show 6g-7a-13pts in 41 career playoff games; recorded 5g-3a-8pts in 18 games with Ott. in 2007.
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I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.