|NUMBER:||77||BIRTHDATE:||January 1, 1985 (AGE 29)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 4"||BIRTHPLACE:||London, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||212||DRAFTED:||PHI / 2003 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||1st (11th overall)|
Notes: Two points (1-1=2) including 200th career assist Feb. 26 at COL...Two assists Feb. 3 vs. CHI...Won 12-of-15 faceoffs Jan. 30 vs. PIT...Goals (4g) in four straight games (Jan. 16-21)...Played in 600th career game (and 100th as a King) Jan. 11 vs. DET...Goal and 10 shots Jan. 9 vs. BOS...Named to 2014 Canadian Olympic Men’s Hockey team Jan. 7 (first Olympic appearance)...Two goals and seven shots Jan. 4 vs. VAN...Two points (1-1=2) Dec. 31 at DAL...Two points (1-1=2) Dec. 19 vs. SJ...Three points (1-2=3) Dec. 14 at OTT...Two points (1-1=2) Dec. 11 at TOR...Activated from IR Nov. 25 (missed 10 games)...Placed on IR Nov. 2 (retro to Oct. 30) with lower-body injury...SHG Oct. 21 vs. CGY...GDG in shootout Oct. 11 at CAR...Three points (2-1=3) including OT GWG Oct. 9 vs. OTT...Goals in two straight (Oct. 3-4).
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.