|NUMBER:||2||BIRTHDATE:||May 13, 1983 (AGE 31)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 3"||BIRTHPLACE:||Grand Ledge, MI, United States|
|WEIGHT:||234||DRAFTED:||EDM / 2002 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||2nd (44th overall)|
PLAYOFFS: Seven hits June 13 vs. NYR...Assist June 7 vs. NYR...Two assists, six hits and plus-3 June 1 at CHI...Five hits May 24 vs. CHI...Assist May 21 at CHI...Six hits and five blocked shots May 3 at ANA...Five hits April 20 at SJ.
REGULAR SEASON: Selected as the Kings Most Inspirational Player (Ace Bailey Memorial Award)…Played in 500th career game April 3 at SJ...Assist Feb. 26 at COL...Assist Dec. 17 vs. EDM...Assist Dec. 15 at CHI...Activated from IR Dec. 10 (missed 15 games)...Placed on IR Nov. 13 (retro to Nov. 2) with upper-body injury...Two points (1-1=2), eight hits and four blocked shots Oct. 19 vs. DAL....Goal, Four hits and four blocked shots Oct. 4 at WPG.
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You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.