|NUMBER:||20||BIRTHDATE:||November 23, 1982|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Lloydminster, SK, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||185||DRAFTED:||PIT / 2001 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||1st (21st overall)|
Played his 1st career game with the Canadiens on Jan. 19 vs. TOR… Totaled 5 hits on Jan. 30 at OTT… Amassed his 1st career point (assist) with the Canadiens on Feb. 12 at TBL… Collected 5 hits on March 10 at FLA… Scored his 1st career goal with the Canadiens on March 16 at NJD… Tallied his 2nd goal of the season on March 19 vs. BUF… Returned to action on April 23 @ NJD after missing 10 games due to a knee injury suffered on April 1 vs. CAR…
It means a lot to us, we're very excited. We're looking to continue to build on [our] top core talent of young players. It's just a great opportunity for us to really build high.