|NUMBER:||6||BIRTHDATE:||January 29, 1983 (AGE 31)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 0"||BIRTHPLACE:||Clawson, MI, United States|
|WEIGHT:||217||DRAFTED:||OTT / 2001 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (23rd overall)|
2013-14: 3 fighting majors .. Named 3rd star in back-to-back games (Jan. 28, 30) .. 1st Maple Leafs goal Jan. 25 at WPG (Pavelec) .. 1st Maple Leafs point (assist) Jan. 12 vs. NJD .. Made Maple Leafs debut Jan. 7 vs. NYI .. Healthy scratch Jan. 4 vs. NYR .. Played 17 games with Carolina, collecting one assist and 10 PIMs .. Missed 21 games due to injury (Oct. 4-24, Nov. 2-12, Nov. 24-Dec. 5) .. Was a healthy scratch twice (Nov. 15, Dec. 31) .. 600th NHL game Oct. 25 at COL.
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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.