|NUMBER:||77||BIRTHDATE:||January 10, 1983 (AGE 31)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Bloomington, MN, United States|
|WEIGHT:||206||DRAFTED:||COL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||4th (129th overall)|
2013-2014: Had three-game point streak posting two assists in each game (Jan. 21-26: 0-6-6)...Registered two assists Jan. 24 vs COL...Recorded two points (0-2-2) Jan. 21 at BUF...Recorded a pair of assists Dec. 29 vs. MTL...Recorded GWG and added an assist Dec. 19 at OTT...Tied a career-high with three assists on Nov. 16 at COL...Recorded an assist, three shots and plus-2 on 24:41 TOI in Panther debut Oct. 3 at DAL.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.