|NUMBER:||18||BIRTHDATE:||December 19, 1983 (AGE 30)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Mississauga, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||192||DRAFTED:||TOR / 2002 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||2nd (57th overall)|
was injuried on Oct.3 with a lower body injury and placed on IR ... returned from injury on Oct. 24 and had an assist ... went 10/15 (67%) in face-offs on Oct.26 ... scored his first goal of the season against his former club (TOR) on Oct.30 ... picked up an assist to extend his five game points streak (1+4) Oct.24 - Nov.3 ... went 12/18 (67%) in face-offs on Nov.7 ... went 13/18 (72%) in face-offs, led the team with 6 shots and netted a pair of goals on Nov.14 ... has 2+2 in his current three game point streak Nov.14-18 ... had a team high five hits on Nov.18 ... scored his fourth goal on Nov.27 ... had a pair of assists on Dec.4, his first multi-assist game of the season ... scored the overtime winner on Dec.14 ... signed a four year contract on Jan.20 ... had a goal and an assist on Jan.28 ... played in his 700th career game on Feb.4 ... scored his 10th goal on Feb.8 ... missed Mar.3-5 for personal reasons
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.