|NUMBER:||9||BIRTHDATE:||April 3, 1987 (AGE 27)|
|HEIGHT:||5' 11"||BIRTHPLACE:||Newmarket, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||191||DRAFTED:||PHI / 2005 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||1st (29th overall)|
Appeared in his 300th career NHL game on Dec. 9 at Ottawa.
Led Colorado in penalty minutes (36) at the time of his trade to Philadelphia
Recorded his first career "Gordie Howe hat trick" in Colorado's season opener on Oct. 2 vs. Anaheim.
For me, it's a great win for our hockey team and for a lot of people back in Columbus, especially our fans in particular … people who have been devoted to this organization, it's big.