|NUMBER:||43||BIRTHDATE:||April 11, 1983 (AGE 31)|
|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 21 career NHL games with TBL, NJD and CBJ… Earned his 1st career NHL win and shutout in the same game, 2/7/09 vs. NYI (w/TBL)… Has compiled a 130-111-14 record with a 2.80 GAA and 15 SO in 275 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, 2.85 GAA, .907 SV%.
2013-14: Earned 1st NHL win in 1735 days on 12/23 at CAR... Made 1st NHL start in 1120 days on 12/14 vs. STL... Made CBJ debut on 12/12 at NYR... Is 20-8-1 (2.30GAA, .920 SV%, 3 SO) in 31 appearances with Springfield (AHL)… Was named 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 GAA, .923 SV%)in 39 appearances with Peoria (AHL).
Personal: Favorite MLB team: St. Louis… Favorite movies: Slap Shot and There Will Be Blood.
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The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.