|NUMBER:||48||BIRTHDATE:||October 6, 1977 (AGE 36)|
|HEIGHT:||5' 9"||BIRTHPLACE:||Gatineau, QC, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||174||DRAFTED:||PHX / 1996 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||1st (24th overall)|
Played his 1st career game with the Canadiens on Oct. 1 vs. TOR… Played 5:02 on the powerplay on Oct. 5 vs. PHI… Recorded his 1st career point (assist) with the Canadiens on Oct. 10 at EDM… Scored his 1st career goal with the Canadiens, while adding 1 assist and a +2 differential on Oct. 15 at WPG… Returned to action and tallied 1 goal on Nov. 12 vs. TBL after missing 10 games due to a concussion suffered on Oct. 19 vs. NSH… Scored a goal on 3 shots on Nov. 22 at WSH…
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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.