|BIRTHPLACE:||Sudbury, ON, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||NYI: 1993-23 overall|
Scored his first goal as a Flame on Oct.11 VAN 4 @ CGY 4 OTL ... had his first multi-goal game of the season with a pair of goals, including the game winner on Oct.14 COL 4 @ CGY 5 ... scored his fifth goal in four games on Oct.18 CGY 2 @ EDM 3 ... will play in his 800th career game on Oct.21 @ NSH ... registered his first two assists as a Flame with a pair on Nov.1 CGY 3 @ LA 2 ... scored his 7th goal of the season, and first against his former team on Nov.2 CGY 2 @ ANA 3 ... had a season high three assists on Nov.6 NSH 6 @ CGY 7 ... broke a 20 game scoreless drought with the OT winner on Dec.17 CGY 3 @ MIN 2 (OT) ... scored the game winning goal with 24 seconds remaining and added an assist on Jan.3 CGY 3 @ NSH 2 ... scored a goal and added an assist for the second consecutive game on Jan.4 CGY 2 @ CHI 5 ... has registered an assist in his third consecutive game on Jan.6 SJ 2 @ CGY 5 ... in his first game back after missing five games with a hip flexor injury (Jan.8-18) he scored the game winning goal in the shoot out Jan.21 CLB 4 @ CGY 5 (SO) ... registered a season high four assists on Feb.14 CGY 7 @ CGY 5 ... scored his 2nd game winning goal in the shoot out on Feb.21 CGY 3 @ EDM 2 (SO) ... injuried leg on March 1 TB 8 @ CGY 6 ... Mar.26 CGY 0 @ CLB 5 returned to the line up after missing 10 games with a knee injury
recorded his first playoff point (assist) as a Flame on Apr.16 CGY 2 @ CHI 3 OT
vs. Jordan Tootoo (Jan.30 vs. NSH)
vs. Rostislav Klesla (Mar.26 @ CLB)
Appeared in his 13th NHL season, his first with Anaheim … played 19:47 in his Anaheim debut, Sept. 29 @ LA … picked up two assists for his second multiple-point game of the season, Nov. 25 vs. LA...earned 1-1=2 points for his first multi-point game as a Duck, Oct. 3 @ DET ... scored goals in consecutive games (2-0=2), Dec. 12-14 … scored his first goal at home, Dec. 5 vs. BUF… registered a five-game point streak (2-3=5) from Dec. 22-Jan. 2 … it was his highest point total since Oct. 6, 2006 with Florida vs. BOS (1-3=4)... scored a goal and collected two assists (1-2=3) for his first three-point game of the season, Jan. 9 vs. TOR ... tied his season high (second time) with 2-1=3 points, Jan. 18 @ MIN … recorded a season-best three consecutive multiple-point games (3-4=7), Jan. 9- 15 … scored the GWG in a 2-1 victory, Mar. 20 @ DAL, his PPG came with 0:28 remaining in regulation marking his second game-winner of the season … collected two assists for his seventh multiple-point game of the season, Mar. 22 @ PHX … recorded a season-high eight shots and tied his season best with 21:12 TOI, Mar. 26 vs. LA … had a season-best six-game point streak (5-7=12, +8 rating), Jan. 7-18 ... last earned points (and assists) in six straight games from Mar. 17-27, 2006 (1-8=9) with VAN ... earned 8-20=28 points over the last 38 games of the season, dating back to Jan. 7 vs. NSH … PLAYOFFS: played in all six playoff games from Anaheim registering two assists and 14 penalty minutes while averaging 14:14 in ice time … played in and scored his first post season point (assist) with Anaheim in Game 2 of the CQF, Apr. 12 vs. DAL ... made his Anaheim postseason debut in Game 1 of the CQF, Apr. 10 vs. DAL.
2006-07: Appeared in his 12th NHL season…played in a total of 15 regular season games, sitting out the majority of the season (67 games) after having back surgery…appeared in seven contests with Florida, collecting 1-6=7 points with 13 PIM…tied a career-high for points, collecting 1-3=4 in Florida’s season opener vs. BOS on Oct. 6…logged a season-high 19:29 TOI on Oct. 9 @ TOR…traded to Detroit from Florida in exchange for Shawn Matthias on Feb. 27, 2007…made his Red Wings debut on March 22 vs. CBJ, coming off the I.R. the same day…recorded a game-high six shots on March 24 vs. STL… Signed a two-year free agent contract with Anaheim on July 2, 2007…PLAYOFFS: appeared in 16 contests with Detroit, advancing to the Conference Final for the first time in his career…collected 1-1=2 points (both PP) in Game 4 of the WCF, May 17 @ ANA…had a two-game point streak (2-1=3), May 15-17…notched an assist in Game 2 of the CSF, Apr. 28 vs. SJ…logged a postseason-high 23:46 TOI and recorded an assist in Game 6 of the CQF, Apr. 22 @ CGY…earned 1-1=2 points with a playoff-high +2 rating in Game 3 of the CQF, Apr. 19 @ CGY…missed Games 1 and 2 of the CQF due to a concussion …2005-06: Competed in his 11th NHL season, his eighth with Vancouver… appeared in all 82 regular season games…named
the December winner for the Molson Cup Three Stars award…collected 1-2=3 points on April 13 at SJ…appeared his 700th NHL game, recording his 299th and 300th career assists on March 25 vs. EDM…had a six game point streak (1-8=9), March 17-29…participated in the 2006 Winter Olympic games as a member of Team Canada, earning three points (0-3=3) in six games…scored his second hat trick of the season and the fifth of his career on Jan. 14 at NYI (second goal was his 500th NHL point)…recorded 0-3=3 assists on Dec. 23 vs. CGY…collected a hat trick, (his first since March 17, 2003 at Dallas) on Nov. 13 vs. DET…2004-05: Did not play…2003-04: Finished the season with 17-43=60 points and 122 PIM…named a starter in the 2004 NHL All-Star Game…missed the final 13 games of the regular season due to suspension, following an incident on March 8 vs. Colorado…scored the OT goal on Dec. 31 at CHI…notched 0-3=3 assists on Dec. 9 vs. PIT…had a five game point streak (2-8=10), Nov. 18-25…scored two goals, extending his point streak to five games (4-4=8) on Nov. 8 vs. MIN…scored the GWG (PPG), his first of the season on Oct. 9 vs. CGY….2002-03: Established new career-highs in goals and points…finished third in the NHL in goals and first in PPG goals (25)…named to the First NHL All Star Team for the season…extended his point streak to four games (6-2=8), collecting 2-1=3 points on March 23 vs. Washington…recorded his third career hat trick on March 17 at DAL…had a 12-game point streak (6-8=14), Jan. 17-Feb. 13…scored 2-0=2 goals 61 seconds apart on Jan. 21 at NSH…named to the Western Conference All-Star Team on Jan. 16…had a seven game point streak (7-5=12), Dec. 26-Jan. 10…scored 2-0=2 goals (including the game-winning OT goal)…PLAYOFFS: appeared in his third consecutive postseason, all with Vancouver…played in 14 contests, as Vancouver was eliminated in the CSF vs. MIN in seven games…had a three-game point streak (1-2=3), Apr. 16-20…logged a career postseason-high 31:35 TOI in Game 4 of the CSF, May 2 @ MIN…recorded a playoff career-high six shots on net in Game 4 of the CQF, Apr. 16 @ STL… 2001-02: Finished third in NHL in points…set new
career-highs in goals, assists and points…had a 15-game point streak (7-13=20), tying a Canucks franchise record and longest in the NHL for the 2001-02 season, Jan. 3-Feb. 4…scored his second career hat-trick on March 19 at NYR…collected 2-2=4 points (tying a career high) on March 12 at NSH….scored his 100th NHL goal and collected two assists on Oct. 9 @ COL…PLAYOFFS: appeared in six contests with VAN in the CQF…eliminated in six games by DET…earned 1-1=2 points in Game 2 of the CQF, Apr. 19 @ DET…had a two-game point streak (2-1=3), Apr. 19-21… 2000-01: Set new career highs in assists and points….recorded two assists, including one on the OT game winner on April 5 vs. LA….appeared in his 400th NHL game on March 28 vs. DAL…notched his first career hat trick on Dec. 30 at SJ…collected 2-2=4 points (the first four-point game of his career) on Nov. 21 @ STL…PLAYOFFS: appeared in four contests with Vancouver in the CQF…eliminated in four games by COL…collected his first playoff goal in Game 1 of the CQF, Apr. 12 @ COL…collected 1-1=2 points in Game 3 of the CQF, Apr. 16 vs. COL…had a three-game point streak (2-2=4), Apr. 12-18 1999-00: Set new career highs for goals, assists and points….finished fourth in team scoring….notched two goals 15 seconds apart on Jan. 17 vs. TOR …had a six-game point streak (4-3=7), Dec. 29 - Jan. 12…played in his 250th NHL game on Oct.13 vs. CGY…1998-99: Scored his 100th NHL point (an assist) on Oct. 25 @ TB…missed 31 games due to a fractured tibia suffered on Nov. 1…suffered a torn ACL in his left knee on March 5 vs. CGY and missed the remainder of the season…1997-98: Collected 1-1=2 points in his first game with VAN on Feb. 7 vs. San Jose...played in his 200th NHL game on March 9 vs. STL...represented Canada at the 1998 World Hockey Championships in Switzerland…1996-97: Recorded 10-13=23 points in his sophomore NHL season…had a career-high four-game goal streak (4-0=4), March 4-11…had a career-high five-game point streak, March 19-29…assigned to Utah (IHL) on Dec. 12…1995-96: Made his NHL debut with NYI at BOS, collecting 1-1=2 points on Oct. 7…became the first Islanders rookie to score in his debut since Greg Parks in 1990…fourth on team in scoring…had a pair of four-game point-scoring streaks (Nov 28-Dec 5, (3-3=6) and Apr 8-13 (4-2=6)…recorded 2-1=3 points (first two-goal and three-point game of his career) on April 10 at PIT.
The 2006 Olympic Winter Games marked the third time he has represented Canada internationally, where he played in five games and registered three assists … represented Canada at the 2000 IIHF Men’s World Championship in Russia, where he led the team in scoring with nine points in nine games … played with Canada at the 1998 IIHF Men’s World Championship in Switzerland.
In four seasons with the Guelph Storm (OHL), collected 116-164=280 in 230 career appearances…his 54-65=119 points during the 1994-95 season (last junior season) were a career-high and ranked sixth in the OHL…he was selected to the OHL Second All-Star team in 1995.