|NUMBER:||81||BIRTHDATE:||October 2, 1987 (AGE 26)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 0"||BIRTHPLACE:||Madison, WI, United States|
|WEIGHT:||202||DRAFTED:||BOS / 2006 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||1st (5th overall)|
|Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy||2006-2007|
2013-14: 3rd in NHL S (305), 5th in G (tie-37), 6th in PTS (tie-80) .. Led Leafs in G, A (43), PTS, PPP (20), GWG (6) and S, 2nd in PPG (8) .. 1 of 2 Leafs with 82 GP .. 6 GP with US at 2014 OLY - 8 PTS (5g, 3a), 4 PIMs - Led tourney in G (tie) and PTS (tie) .. NHL's 2nd Star/Week (Feb. 2) - 7 pts (3g, 4a) - 3 GP .. NHL's 2nd Star/Month (Jan.) - 20 pts (7g, 13a) - 15 GP .. 5th car. hat trick, A, 1st star Feb. 1 vs. OTT .. 7-game pt streak (Jan. 10-21) - 14 pts (6g, 8a) .. G, A, 300th Leafs pt on G, 2nd star Jan. 18 vs. MTL .. T-career high with 3 A Jan. 14 at BOS .. Named to 2014 US OLY Team Jan. 1 .. 6-game pt streak (Nov. 27-Dec. 7) - 8 pts (4g, 4a) .. 200th NHL G Dec. 3 vs. SJS .. 2 G, 400th NHL point Nov. 19 vs. NYI .. 300th Leafs GP Nov. 13 at MIN .. Tied career high with 4 pts (2g, 2a), +4 rating, 1st star Oct. 29 at EDM .. NHL's 2nd Star/Week (Oct. 27) - 6 pts (5g, 1a) - 3 GP .. 4th car. hat trick, 1st star Oct. 22 vs. ANA .. 200th NHL A Oct. 15 vs. MIN .. SO Stats: 0-for-3.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.