|NUMBER:||28||BIRTHDATE:||February 3, 1982 (AGE 32)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 5"||BIRTHPLACE:||Fargo, ND, United States|
|WEIGHT:||223||DRAFTED:||BUF / 2000 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||7th (220th overall)|
- Has won 567-of-982 faceoffs (57.7 percent) to rank third in the League in the category (minimum 900 draws).
- Registered his 200th career point with a goal on Jan. 9 vs. Anaheim.
- Finished the 2012-13 season third in the NHL in face-off efficiency (59.7 percent), his fourth consecutive season ranking among the League’s Top 10 in the category.
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.