Height: 5’11” (180)
Weight: 170 (77)
2008-09 Team: St. Louis Blues
USA HOCKEY EXPERIENCE: 2008-09: Member of U.S. Men’s National Team at the 2009 IIHF Men’s World Championship … Appeared in all nine Team USA games and registered a goal and two assists. 2005-06: Skated in seven games at the 2006 IIHF World Junior Championship and notched one goal.
With St. Louis:
2008-09: Played in 57 regular-season games during his rookie season with the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues … Notched six power-play goals, along with a shorthanded and game-winning goal … Ranked second on team among rookies in goals (14), assists (25) and points (39) … Finished sixth among NHL rookies in assists (25) and tied for 8th in points (39) … Appeared in four playoff games.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE: Played three seasons (2005-08) for the University of North Dakota of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association and helped the Sioux to the NCAA Frozen Four in each of those seasons … Scored 18 goals and added 27 assists in 45 games as a junior in 2007-08 … In 2006-07, appeared in 43 games … Tallied 52 points (17-35) … Skated in 44 games as a freshman in 2005-06 … Scored 24 goals and 21 assists … Played 11 games for the Sioux City Stampede of the United States Hockey League in 2004-05 … Registered three goals and two assists, including a game-winning goal.
PERSONAL: Selected by the St. Louis Blues with the 24th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft … Born in 1986, in Mt. Vernon, Wash.