|BIRTHPLACE:||Calgary, AB, CAN|
|* Recalled 5/8 and made his NHL playoff debut in Game 4
* Has 1-1-2 in 7 playoff GP for Hershey (AHL)
Appeared in three games for Washington, recording two PIM and five shots …Made NHL debut at NYR (2/11), posting three shots … Played a season-high 9:12 on 3/1 vs. FLA … Made his NHL playoff debut 5/8 at PIT and played in each of the last four games of the ECSF series … Played in 46 games for Hershey (AHL),
netting nine points (4g-5a) and 37 PIM … Added a goal and three assists in the AHL playoffs, appearing in 18 games as Hershey won the Calder Cup.A second-year pro who signed with Washington in March.
Skated in 64 games for Hershey (AHL) last year and had 37 points (19g-18a) … Tied for 22nd among AHL rookies in scoring … Ranked tied for fifth on the team in goals … Had seven multiple-point games, including a trio of three-point games … Tallied two goals and one assist against Norfolk (12/2) … Had two goals vs. Worcester (2/10) … Dished out three assists against Binghamton (4/13) … Had one assist in five playoff games.
2006-07: Appeared in 36 games for the University of Alaska-Anchorage (WCHA), recording 20 points (10g-10a) … Named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (10/23) … Made his ECHL debut with the Idaho Steelhounds (3/23) … Had at least a point in four of his eight regular-season games with Idaho … His first point as a pro, an assist, came against Long Beach (3/28) … On 3/30 had a goal and two assists vs. Long Beach … Had three straight three-point games from 3/30 – 4/4 … Had one goal and two assists in 18 playoff games. 2005-06: Had 10 points (4g-6a) in 31 games for the University of Alaska-Anchorage … Totaled 40 PIM … Recorded his first collegiate point with an assist in the first game of the season … Ended the year as the team’s second leading rookie scorer. 2004-05: Played in 64 games for Calgary of the AJHL … Had 70 points (28g-42a) … Racked up 114 PIM … Ranked ninth in AJHL scoring … Received team’s most inspirational award. 2003-04: Skated in 58 games for Calgary of the AJHL … Totaled 37 points (10g-27) … Named the team’s top rookie.
Signed as a free agent by Washington on March 26, 2008.
Favorite sport outside of hockey is dirtbiking.