|NUMBER:||47||BIRTHDATE:||July 5, 1980|
|HEIGHT:||6' 3"||BIRTHPLACE:||Red Deer, AB, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||217||DRAFTED:||ANA / 1998 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||6th (150th overall)|
NOTES: Placed on waivers Feb. 17 and assigned to Manchester Feb. 18...Four hits Jan. 14 at CGY...Two assists Jan. 9 vs. WSH...Scored second goal of season (GWG) Dec. 28 at CHI...Four hits Dec. 17 at DET...First goal as a King (100th of career) Dec. 8 vs. MIN...Earned assist Dec. 3 vs. MTL...Four hits Dec. 1 vs. FLA...Four shots Nov. 28 vs. SJ...Four shots and five hits Nov. 26 vs. CHI...Earned assisst Nov. 12 vs. MIN...First point (assist) as a King Oct. 29 at PHX.
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.