- Height: 6'4
- Weight: 224 lbs.
- Shoots: L
- Experience: 11 years
- Birthdate: Dec 1, 1979
- Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
- Drafted: Drafted by Pittsburgh in 1999 (4/115).
|Has impressive size and strength, which he uses effectively in front of the net and along the wall. Is accomplished in the defensive zone, kills penalties and provides leadership. Can also play any forward position, if need be.|
|Over time, injuries have piled up. Therefore, he is not the point producer he was earlier in his career. Also, he runs hot and cold in the scoring department. Off-ice issues, specifically substance abuse, has dampered his career.|
|Versatile, big forward with a defensive conscience.|
Career Honors & Awards
|NHL||Played in the NHL YoungStars Game||2003-04|
|Olympic||Olympic Silver Medal||2010 (USA)|