|NUMBER:||71||BIRTHDATE:||March 31, 1984 (AGE 29)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Toronto, ON, Canada|
2013-14: Has 3 fighting majors this season ... Reg. a goal and 7 hits Feb. 4 at FLA ... Missed 8 games (Jan. 18-Feb. 1) due to elbow injury ... Missed game Jan. 7 vs. NYI due to foot injury ... Scored 100th NHL goal and named 2nd star Dec. 21 vs. DET ... SUS 2 games (Dec. 14, 16) for illegal check to head Dec. 12 at STL (Sobotka) ... Scored 1st Maple Leafs goal Nov. 19 vs. NYI (Poulin) ... Collected 1st Maple Leafs point (assist) Oct. 30 at CGY ... Made Maple Leafs debut Oct. 25 at CBJ ... Automatically SUS 10 regular season games (Oct. 1-22) after being assessed a game misconduct for leaving the bench on an illegal line change to join an altercation Sep. 22 vs. BUF ... Shootout Stats: 0-for-2.
2012-13: 48 GP for New Jersey - 24 pts (15g, 9a), 78 PIMs ... 5 GP for EC Salzburg - 3 pts (2g, 1a), 18 PIMs ... Ranked 1st on New Jersey in goals, PPG (6), GWG (5-tie) and PIMs ... Ranked 1st on New Jersey in PIMs in 5 of past 6 seasons ... Played 400th career NHL game Mar. 4 at TOR.
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.