|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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You get more opportunity, and at the end of the day those are the times you've got to step up and show what you're made of. Together as a team, that's how you win games. I think we stuck together. That's kind of our philosophy here. We have good leadership and good guys to lean on.