|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… Displayed a 1-1-2record with a +2 differential on Jan. 30 at BOS… Totaled 6 shots on Feb. 8 at CAR… Produced 3 points (2-1-3), 4 shots and a +2 differential on Jan. 4 vs. OTT and on Feb. 27 at PIT… Played his 900th career game in the NHL on March 8 at SJS… Played his 1st career playoff game with the Canadiens, recording 1 assist, on April 16 at TBL… Produced 2 points (1-1-2) on May 14 at BOS…
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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.