|NUMBER:||24||BIRTHDATE:||January 14, 1979|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Nobleton, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||218||DRAFTED:||BOS / 1999 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||1st (21st overall)|
2009-10: Registered two penalty minutes and a +2 plus/minus rating in three postseason contests while helping the Blackhawks to the 2010 Stanley Cup Championship … Was on the ice for Patrick Kane’s Cup-clinching tally in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on June 9 in Philadelphia ... Split his 10th NHL season between the Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks organizations …. Registered seven points (G, 6A) and 59 penalty minutes in 42 games with the Ducks … Dished out one assist in seven tilts with Chicago … Notched his first point (A) as a member of the Blackhawks on March 25 at Columbus … Tallied five assists and 22 penalty minutes in 15 AHL games with the Manitoba Moose and Rockford IceHogs.
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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.