|NUMBER:||57||BIRTHDATE:||August 24, 1983|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Calw, Germany|
|WEIGHT:||197||DRAFTED:||SJS / 2001 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (20th overall)|
It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."