|NUMBER:||5||BIRTHDATE:||December 4, 1972|
|HEIGHT:||6' 5"||BIRTHPLACE:||Simcoe, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||235||DRAFTED:||VAN / 1991 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||2nd (29th overall)|
2010-11: Recorded one assist and a +1 plus/minus rating in 18:54 of action on Oct. 15 at Columbus, his first NHL action since April 11, 2009 with Florida ... Skated in the first three regular-season tilts of the season with AHL Rockford, collecting one assist and registering a team-best +4 plus/minus rating.
2009-10: Tallied two goals and six assists in 59 regular-season games with the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs.
CAREER: Veteran of 776 career NHL regular-season games, racking up 77 assists, 103 points and 696 penalty minutes with the Vancouver Canucks (1994-96), Montreal Canadiens, (1996-98), Tampa Bay Lightning (1998-2004), Blackhawks (2005-07) and Florida Panthers (2007-09) ... Helped Tampa Bay capture the 2004 Stanley Cup ... Recorded 14 points (2G, 12A) and 117 penalty minutes during his two seasons in a Chicago uniform, which includes his last appearance with the club on April 8, 2007.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.