|NUMBER:||19||BIRTHDATE:||September 23, 1983 (AGE 30)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||206||DRAFTED:||ANA / 2002 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||1st (7th overall)|
2013-14: 3rd on Maple Leafs in goals (18) and shots (156) ... Scored a goal in 3 consecutive games (Jan. 4-9) ... Fined $10,000 for cross checking Jan. 1 at DET (Eaves) ... Registered 4 points (2g, 2a) and named 2nd star Dec. 14 vs. CHI ... Missed 7 games (Nov. 27-Dec. 8) due to groin injury ... Tied a career high with 3 assists and named 1st star Nov. 19 vs. NYI ... Missed 2 games (Oct. 25, 26) due to foot injury ... Posted a 5-game point streak (Oct. 2-12) with 8 pts (5g, 3a) ... Scored 2 goals and named 2nd star Oct. 12 vs. EDM ... Shootout Stats: 5-for-6.
2012-13: 16 GP for Leafs - 18 pts (11g, 7a), 12 PIMs ... 9 GP for YEKT (KHL) - 4 pts (1g, 3a), 4 PIMs ... Ranked 6th in NHL pts per game (1.12) ... Ranked 1st on Leafs in shooting % (26.2), 2nd in GWG (3-tie), and 3rd in +/- (+8) ... NHL’s 1st Star of Week (Mar. 31) with 9 pts (5g, 4a) in 4 GP ... Shootout Stats: 0-for-1 ... 7 playoff GP for Leafs - 4 pts (3g, 1a), 4 PIMs.
You forget how good [Nieuwendyk] was. You hear the points and stuff and you almost forget until they kind of walk you through his career, and that was really cool for me. I might have felt it a little more than some of the other guys because he was one of my favorites growing up, but that was very cool and I'm honored to have been a part of it. I had chills the entire ceremony.