Played for Canada in four WC, winning gold in 2004, silver in 2005 … 1999 world juniors silver medallist … Member of Canada’s championship team at 2004 World Cup of Hockey … Dallas Stars team captain.
Getting to know…
With wife, Anne-Marie has twins, Brody and Mallory and daughter, Bryelle … His parents own a sports store in Carlyle, Sask. … Hobbies include golf and off-ice training … Lists NFL football favourite sport other than hockey … Dallas’ 1st choice, 25th overall, in 1997 Entry Draft.
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Notable International Results
World Championship Results: 2005 (Vienna, AUT): Silver 2004 (Prague, CZE): Gold 2002 (Gothenburg, SWE): 6th 2001 (Nuremberg, GER): 5th
2009-10: Participated in Canada's men's team orientation camp in August 2009 in Calgary ... Entered 10th NHL season with Dallas ranked 14th on franchise all-time points list (389) and sixth in game-winning goals (33)... Is one of just four players since 2005-06 to have a season with 30+ goals and 100+ PIM (also David Backes, Scott Hartnell and Corey Perry, each in 2008-09) ... Had career-high five game goal streak from 11/25/09 to 12/3/09. 2008-09: Played only 18 games due to injury (knee). 2007-08: Led Dallas with 32 goals, 12 powerplay goals, 9 playoff goals, 260 hits, +23 ... Was second in team points (74) ... Registered career-high eight-game point streak (4 goals, 6 assists) in November ... Appeared in all 18 playoff games, leading team in goals with nine and tying for second with 15 points ... Scored two overtime game-winners in round 2 vs. San Jose. 2006-07: Named Dallas captain ... Missed 42 regular season games due to injury (groin, right wrist) ... Had 31 points in 40 games, still led team into playoffs. 2005-06: Scored 100th career goal (10/28/05) ... Tied career high with 42 assists ... Led Dallas with +30 rating. 2004-05: Won silver at WC in Vienna/Innsbruck, AUS. 2003-04: With Canada, won the World Cup of Hockey ... Won WC in Prague/Ostrava, CZE with 3 assists ... Scored first career hat trick (01/31/04). 2001-02: Finished 6th with Canada at WC ... Skated at Canada's Olympic orientation camp in 2001 ... Played in NHL Youngstars Game ... Led Dallas in penalty minutes (109), 4th in goals (17). 2000-01: Finished 5th with Canada at WC ... Was 4th among NHL forwards in hits (230). 1999-00: Picked up 33 points in rookie season, including 11 goals – most since Mike Modano 10 years earlier ... Finished 2nd among rookies in hits (170). 1998-99: Won silver at Junior WC in Winnipeg, Man. 1995-99: Skated with WHL's Portland Winter Hawks and scored 284 points in 265 games ... WHL West First All-Star Team (1999).