|NUMBER:||24||BIRTHDATE:||April 17, 1982 (AGE 32)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 0"||BIRTHPLACE:||Mississauga, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||195||DRAFTED:||TOR / 2000 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||1st (24th overall)|
2013-14: Recorded a goal and an assist Mar. 14 vs. NJ...Agreed to a two-year extension with the Florida Panthers on Mar. 4...Had two-goal game Feb. 27 vs. WSH...Had four-game point streak (Jan. 26-Feb. 1: 3-1-4)...Posted goals in back to back games (Jan. 26-28)...Had five-game point streak (3-4-7: Dec.29-Jan. 9)...Recorded a pair of assists Dec. 29 vs. MTL...Posted points in three straight games (2-1-3; Nov. 16-21)...Recorded six points (4-2-6) in five games (Oct. 8-15)...Posted three points (2-1-3) Oct. 11 vs PIT...Recorded a goal Oct. 10 at TBL...Scored goal Oct. 8 at PHI...Recorded two shots in 14:38 TOI in Panther debut Oct. 3 at DAL.
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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.