|NUMBER:||17||BIRTHDATE:||July 9, 1984|
|HEIGHT:||6' 0"||BIRTHPLACE:||Mississauga, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||200||DRAFTED:||NYI / 2004 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||7th (227th overall)|
It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun.