|NUMBER:||20||BIRTHDATE:||February 25, 1982 (AGE 32)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Moscow, Russia|
|WEIGHT:||220||DRAFTED:||OTT / 2000 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (21st overall)|
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The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.