|NUMBER:||27||BIRTHDATE:||April 4, 1982|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Blaine, MN, United States|
|WEIGHT:||195||DRAFTED:||OTT / 2001 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||7th (223rd overall)|
*Recalled from Norfolk (AHL) on 1/2.
*At the time of his first recall, led Norfolk with 16 goals, 16 assists, and 32 points.
*Logged 7:18 of ice time in his first NHL game of the season on 1/2.
*Recorded his 1st goal since April 1, 2008 on 1/8 vs NJD.
*Set a career-high 3 assists on 1/12 vs WSH.
*Became Norfolk's all-time leading goal scorer on 2/18 with his 77th, surpassing Casey Hankinson.
*Recalled again from Norfolk on 3/2.
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It's really exciting. I'm pretty sure that when I play my first game I'm going to be emotional. To be back on the ice playing a game, being in game situations, with all the routines and rituals I do before games and during the game, I feel like I'm going to be emotional. I'm going to be really happy.