|NUMBER:||34||BIRTHDATE:||August 16, 1981|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Craik, SK, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||215||DRAFTED:||ATL / 1999 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||8th (217th overall)|
- Has been a healthy scratch 31 times this season, most recently Apr. 7 at NYR.
- Scored first Maple Leafs goal Apr. 1 vs. BUF (Ryan Miller).
- Played in 400th career NHL game Mar. 20 vs. MTL.
- Registered two assists and a plus-three (+3) rating Dec. 14 vs. OTT.
- Registered first Maple Leafs point (assist) Nov. 25 at TBL.
- Made Maple Leafs debut Oct. 1 vs. MTL.
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You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.