|BIRTHDATE:||July 8, 1982|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Rochester, MN, United States|
|WEIGHT:||205||DRAFTED:||ATL / 2001 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||5th (135th overall)|
2011-12: Activated from IR, returned to ROC (2/8)... Placed on injured reserve (12/19)... 3:12 TOI, left game early with lower body injury @ PIT (12/17)... Healthy scratch vs. TOR (12/16)... Recalled from ROC (12/16)... Returned to ROC (12/11)... 9:11 TOI in season debut vs. NYR (12/10)... Recalled from ROC (12/10)... 17 points (8+9) in 25 games with the Rochester Americans (AHL)... Games missed due to injury: 21 – lower body (12/20-2/8).
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This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.