|NUMBER:||30||BIRTHDATE:||April 11, 1983 (AGE 30)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||St. Louis, MO, United States|
|WEIGHT:||184||DRAFTED:||NSH / 2002 NHL Entry Draft|
|Catches:||Right||ROUND:||6th (172nd overall)|
Career: Has appeared in 17 career NHL games with TBL and NJD… Last NHL win: 3/24/09 (33/34, 63:04, 2-1 TBL OTW vs. CBJ)… Earned his 1st career NHL win and SO in the same game, 2/7/09 vs. NYI (w/TBL)… Has compiled a 116-105-13 record with a 2.82 GAA and 14 SO in 252 career AHL games with Peoria, Binghamton, Albany, Norfolk, Portland, Omaha, Milwaukee and Springfield... Named 2nd Team ECHL All-Star in 2006-07 (27-4-7, 2.21 GAA, .927 SV% in 38 games with Las Vegas)... Attended St. Lawrence University (ECAC) from 2001-05... Career NCAA stats: 32W, 6SO, 2.85 GAA, .907 SV%.
2013-14: Is 6-2-0 (1.45 GAA, .943 SV%, 2 SO) in 8 appearances with Springfield (AHL)… Was named the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for Nov. (4-1-0, 1.16 GAA, .950 SV%, 2 SO).
2012-13: Went 19-18-1 (2.42 GA, .923 SV%)in 39 appearances with Peoria (AHL).
Personal: Favorite MLB team: St. Louis Cardinals… Favorite movies: Slap Shot and There Will Be Blood… Avid auto racing fan (IndyCar)... Enjoys go-karting in his spare time.
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It's about time. I've waited a lot of games for this as an Av and I felt right after the goal, you've got 50 pounds off your shoulders. Your head is a little higher and the play slows down for you.