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St. Louis BluesGame NotesSat, Jan 19, 2013 NHL Game #9St. Louis BluesTeam Game: 1Home Game: 10 - 0 - 00 - 0 - 0 (Home)0 - 0 - 0 (Road)Detroit Red WingsTeam Game: 1Road Game: 10 - 0 - 00 - 0 - 0 (Home)0 - 0 - 0 (Road)# Goalie GP W L OT GAA SV%1 Brian Elliott 0 0 0 0 0.00 .00041 Jaroslav Halak 0 0 0 0 0.00 .000# Goalie GP W L OT GAA SV%35 Jimmy Howard 0 0 0 0 0.00 .00050 Jonas Gustavsson 0 0 0 0 0.00 .000# P Player GP G A P +/- PIM4 D Kris Russell 0 0 0 0 0 05 D Barret Jackman (A) 0 0 0 0 0 09 L Jaden Schwartz 0 0 0 0 0 010 L Andy McDonald (A) 0 0 0 0 0 012 C Scott Nichol 0 0 0 0 0 015 R Jamie Langenbrunner (A) 0 0 0 0 0 017 L Vladimir Sobotka 0 0 0 0 0 020 L Alexander Steen (A) 0 0 0 0 0 021 C Patrik Berglund 0 0 0 0 0 022 D Kevin Shattenkirk 0 0 0 0 0 025 R Chris Stewart 0 0 0 0 0 027 D Alex Pietrangelo 0 0 0 0 0 028 D Ian Cole 0 0 0 0 0 029 D Jeff Woywitka 0 0 0 0 0 036 R Matt D'Agostini 0 0 0 0 0 042 C David Backes (C) 0 0 0 0 0 046 D Roman Polak 0 0 0 0 0 057 L David Perron 0 0 0 0 0 074 R T.J. Oshie 0 0 0 0 0 075 R Ryan Reaves 0 0 0 0 0 091 R Vladimir Tarasenko 0 0 0 0 0 0# P Player GP G A P +/- PIM2 D Brendan Smith 0 0 0 0 0 04 D Jakub Kindl 0 0 0 0 0 08 L Justin Abdelkader 0 0 0 0 0 011 R Daniel Cleary 0 0 0 0 0 013 C Pavel Datsyuk (A) 0 0 0 0 0 017 R Patrick Eaves 0 0 0 0 0 018 D Ian White 0 0 0 0 0 020 L Drew Miller 0 0 0 0 0 022 R Jordin Tootoo 0 0 0 0 0 024 C Damien Brunner 0 0 0 0 0 025 C Cory Emmerton 0 0 0 0 0 027 D Kyle Quincey 0 0 0 0 0 028 D Carlo Colaiacovo 0 0 0 0 0 037 R Mikael Samuelsson 0 0 0 0 0 039 L Jan Mursak 0 0 0 0 0 040 L Henrik Zetterberg (C) 0 0 0 0 0 044 R Todd Bertuzzi 0 0 0 0 0 051 C Valtteri Filppula 0 0 0 0 0 052 D Jonathan Ericsson 0 0 0 0 0 055 D Niklas Kronwall (A) 0 0 0 0 0 093 R Johan Franzen 0 0 0 0 0 0Executive VP & GM/Alt. Governor Doug ArmstrongHead Coach Ken HitchcockAssociate Coach Brad ShawAssistant Coaches Gary Agnew, Ray BennettGoaltending Coach Corey HirschSenior Vice President Jim DevellanoExec. VP/General Manager Ken HollandAssistant General Managers Jim Nill, Ryan MartinHead Coach Mike BabcockAssociate Coach and Asst Coaches Tom Renney, Bill Peters, KeithMcKittrick, Jim BedardTonight's OfficialsReferees #18 Greg Kimmerly #5 Chris Rooney Linesmen #80 Thor Nelson #96 David BriseboisNtl. Anthem Charles Glenn Video Judge Jim KehmToday's ScheduleCHI @ LAK : 12:00 OTT @ WPG : 2:00 PIT @ PHI : 3:00 NYR @ BOS : 7:00 TOR @ MTL : 7:00 NJD @ NYI : 7:00WSH @ TBL : 7:00 DET @ STL : 7:00 CBJ @ NSH : 7:00 PHX @ DAL : 7:00 ANA @ VAN : 7:00 CAR @ FLA : 7:30COL @ MIN : 8:00St. Louis Blues: RosterActive (23 Players)# Name Pos Ht. Wt. Born Birth Place1 Brian Elliott G 6' 3" 204 Apr 9, 1985 Newmarket, ON, CAN4 Kris Russell D 5' 10" 172 May 2, 1987 Caroline, AB, CAN5 Barret Jackman D 6' 0" 205 Mar 5, 1981 Trail, BC, CAN9 Jaden Schwartz L 5' 9" 179 Jun 25, 1992 Melfort, SK, CAN10 Andy McDonald L 5' 11" 185 Aug 25, 1977 Strathroy, ON, CAN12 Scott Nichol C 5' 9" 180 Dec 31, 1974 Edmonton, AB, CAN15 Jamie Langenbrunner R 6' 1" 202 Jul 24, 1975 Cloquet, MN, USA17 Vladimir Sobotka L 5' 10" 198 Jul 2, 1987 Trebic, CZE20 Alexander Steen L 6' 1" 206 Mar 1, 1984 Winnipeg, MB, CAN21 Patrik Berglund C 6' 4" 219 Jun 2, 1988 Vesteras, SWE22 Kevin Shattenkirk D 5' 11" 208 Jan 29, 1989 Greenwich, CT, USA25 Chris Stewart R 6' 2" 232 Oct 30, 1987 Toronto, ON, CAN27 Alex Pietrangelo D 6' 3" 205 Jan 18, 1990 King City, ON, CAN28 Ian Cole D 6' 1" 225 Feb 21, 1989 Ann Arbor, MI, USA29 Jeff Woywitka D 6' 3" 227 Sep 1, 1983 Vermilion, AB, CAN36 Matt D'Agostini R 6' 0" 198 Oct 23, 1986 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN41 Jaroslav Halak G 5' 11" 182 May 13, 1985 Bratislava, SVK42 David Backes C 6' 3" 225 May 1, 1984 Minneapolis, MN, USA46 Roman Polak D 6' 1" 225 Apr 28, 1986 Ostrava, CZE57 David Perron L 6' 0" 200 May 28, 1988 Sherbrooke, QC, CAN74 T.J. Oshie R 5' 11" 194 Dec 23, 1986 Mt. Vernon, WA, USA75 Ryan Reaves R 6' 1" 229 Jan 20, 1987 Winnipeg, MB, CAN91 Vladimir Tarasenko R 6' 0" 202 Dec 13, 1991 Yaroslavl, RUS23 Players Total Avg: 6' 0" 204 Age: 27.3Goal StreaksNo active streaksAssist StreaksNo active streaksPoint StreaksNo active streaksDetroit Red Wings: RosterActive (23 Players)# Name Pos Ht. Wt. Born Birth Place2 Brendan Smith D 6' 2" 198 Feb 8, 1989 Toronto, ON, CAN4 Jakub Kindl D 6' 3" 216 Feb 10, 1987 Sumperk, CZE8 Justin Abdelkader L 6' 1" 219 Feb 25, 1987 Muskegon, MI, USA11 Daniel Cleary R 6' 0" 208 Dec 18, 1978 Carbonear, NL, CAN13 Pavel Datsyuk C 5' 11" 198 Jul 20, 1978 Sverdlovsk, RUS17 Patrick Eaves R 6' 0" 187 May 1, 1984 Calgary, AB, CAN18 Ian White D 5' 10" 191 Jun 4, 1984 Steinbach, MB, CAN20 Drew Miller L 6' 2" 178 Feb 17, 1984 Dover, NJ, USA22 Jordin Tootoo R 5' 9" 199 Feb 2, 1983 Churchill, MB, CAN24 Damien Brunner C 5' 10" 176 Mar 9, 1986 OBERLUNKHOFEN, CHE25 Cory Emmerton C 6' 0" 191 Jun 1, 1988 St. Thomas, ON, CAN27 Kyle Quincey D 6' 2" 207 Aug 12, 1985 Kitchener, ON, CAN28 Carlo Colaiacovo D 6' 1" 200 Jan 27, 1983 Toronto, ON, CAN35 Jimmy Howard G 6' 0" 218 Mar 26, 1984 Syracuse, NY, USA37 Mikael Samuelsson R 6' 2" 218 Dec 23, 1976 Mariefred, SWE39 Jan Mursak L 5' 11" 190 Jan 20, 1988 Maribor, SVN40 Henrik Zetterberg L 5' 11" 197 Oct 9, 1980 Njurunda, SWE44 Todd Bertuzzi R 6' 3" 229 Feb 2, 1975 Sudbury, ON, CAN50 Jonas Gustavsson G 6' 3" 192 Oct 24, 1984 Danderyd, SWE51 Valtteri Filppula C 6' 0" 195 Mar 20, 1984 Vantaa, FIN52 Jonathan Ericsson D 6' 4" 221 Mar 2, 1984 Karlskrona, SWE55 Niklas Kronwall D 6' 0" 190 Jan 12, 1981 Stockholm, SWE93 Johan Franzen R 6' 3" 223 Dec 23, 1979 Vetlanda, SWE23 Players Total Avg: 6' 0" 201 Age: 29.6Injured Reserve List (1 Players)43 Darren Helm C 5' 11" 192 Jan 21, 1987 Winnipeg, MB, CANGoal StreaksJIRI HUDLER (2 / 2 Games)Assist StreaksNo active streaksPoint StreaksJIRI HUDLER (2-0-2 / 2 Games)Detroit Red Wings @ St. Louis BluesTeam RecordsDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesLast game: - -Next game: - -Overall record/streak: 0 - 0 - 0 / 0 / 0 0 - 0 - 0 / 0 / 0Home record/streak: 0 - 0 - 0 / 0 / 0 0 - 0 - 0 / 0 / 0Road record/streak: 0 - 0 - 0 / 0 / 0 0 - 0 - 0 / 0 / 0Last 5 Games: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Last 10 Games: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 01-Goal Games: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 02-Goal Games 0 - 0 0 - 03-Goal Games 0 - 0 0 - 0Scoring first 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Opponent scoring first 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Leading after 1 period 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Trailing after 1 period 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Tied after 1 period 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Leading after 2 periods 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Trailing after 2 periods 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Tied after 2 periods 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0OT Record - This Season: 0 - 0 0 - 0OT Record - Franchise: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Shootout Record - This Season: 0 - 0 0 - 0Shootout Record - Franchise: 0 - 0 0 - 0Outshooting opponent: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Outshot by opponent: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Even shots: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. Northeast: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. Atlantic: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. Southeast: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. EASTERN CONFERENCE: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. Central: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. Pacific: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. Northwest: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. WESTERN CONFERENCE: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Month by Month RecordDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesW-L-OT Points W-L-OT PointsOctober: 0-0-0 0 0-0-0 0November: 0-0-0 0 0-0-0 0December: 0-0-0 0 0-0-0 0January: 0-0-0 0 0-0-0 0February: 0-0-0 0 0-0-0 0March: 0-0-0 0 0-0-0 0April: 0-0-0 0 0-0-0 0Totals: 0-0-0 0 0-0-0 0Detroit Red Wings @ St. Louis BluesSituationsGoals by Period1 2 3 OT T AvgDetroit Red Wings: 0 0 0 0 0 0Opponents: 0 0 0 0 0 0St. Louis Blues: 0 0 0 0 0 0Opponents: 0 0 0 0 0 0Shots by Period1 2 3 OT T AvgDetroit Red Wings: 0 0 0 0 0 0Opponents: 0 0 0 0 0 0St. Louis Blues: 0 0 0 0 0 0Opponents: 0 0 0 0 0 0Power PlayDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesG Att % G Att %Overall: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Home: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Road: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0- -Penalty KillingDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesG Att % G Att %Overall: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Home: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Road: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0- -PenaltiesDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesGP Min Avg./Rank GP Min Avg./Rank0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Goal SituationsDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesFor Against For Against5 on 5: 0 0 0 05 on 4: 0 0 0 05 on 3: 0 0 0 04 on 4: 0 0 0 04 on 3: 0 0 0 03 on 3: 0 0 0 03 on 4: 0 0 0 03 on 5: 0 0 0 04 on 5: 0 0 0 0Empty Net: 0 0 0 0Penalty Shots: 0 0 0 0Total: 0 0 0 0Detroit Red Wings @ St. Louis BluesSituationsIndividual LeadersDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesPoints:Goals:Assists:PP Goals:SH Goals:GW Goals:3+ Goals:PIM:Shots:+/-:ShootoutDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesShooter G/S % GDG Shooter G/S % GDGGoaltender Rec. G/S % Goaltender Rec. G/S %Power PlayDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesPlayer G A P Player G A PShort HandedDetroit Red Wings St. Louis BluesPlayer G A P Player G A P Recent TransactionsJan. 17 Signed GM Doug Armstrong to a five-year contract extensionAug. 7 - Named Dave Taylor Vice President of Hockey Operations, Al MacInnis as Senior Advisor to the General Manager and RobDiMaio as Director of Pro ScoutingJuly 20 - Re-Signed forward T.J. Oshie to a 5-yr contractJuly 10 - Re-Signed forward Jamie Langenbrunner to a 1-yr contractJuly 5 - Re-Signed forward David Perron to 4-yr contractJuly 2 - Signed defenseman Jeff Woywitka to a 1-yr contract TONIGHTS MATCHUP: BLUES VS. RED WINGS --The Blues have won two of their last three home openers including last years 4-2 loss to NSHin franchise history, they have gone10-6-2 in home openers overallTonight will mark the Blues first ever home opener vs. DEToverall they have gone 3-1-1 vs. theRed Wings in season openers which includes a 4-3 win in Stockholm, Sweden on Oct. 2, 2009 --For reference on this years start, below are the Blues records in October and January over the past three seasonsalso listed isthere first 10 games under Head Coach Ken HitchcockOctober January First 10 Games Under Hitchcock11-12 5-6-0 11-12 8-1-2 7-1-2 *best 10-gm start for Blues coach in history10-11 6-1-2 10-11 2-8-209-10 5-6-1 09-10 7-5-3 --The have dropped four consecutive games to the Red Wings, however, they have earned at least a point in 8 of their last 9 homegames posting a 5-1-3 record during that span. --The Blues allowed just five goals in three games vs. DET at home last season, a 1.67 goals per game avgthe Red Wings roadseason avg. was 2.37, 19th overall in NHL1.67 also tied for the Blues lowest single season goals allowed per game avg. vs.DET at Scottrade Center in club history (tied w/97-98 and 98-99)Overall, DET ranked 7th in the NHL in goals per game (2.91) in2011-12 --Alex Steen (3-0-3, 4gms) and (0-3-3, 6gms) led the Blues vs. DET last seasonSteen also fired 12 shots in his 4 outings (25%shooting percentage) and posted a pair of PPGSteen was one of 9 players to score at least 3 goals vs. DET last season while hisshooting percentage was second only to Sam Gagner (30%) among players w/at least 12 SOG vs. DET --From a career standpoint, Andy McDonald is t-15th among active players with 31 career pts (40 gms) vs. DET. His 0.78 careerpts/gm avg. is 7th among active players behind only D. Sedin, H. Sedin, Jarome Iginla, Teemu Selanne, Rich Nash and Patrick Marleau --New to the Blues lineup will be rookies Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko. Schwartz (draft: 14th overall in 2010) did play in 7 games towards the end of last season posting 3 pts (2-1-3). Prior to joining theBlues, Schwartz spent two seasons at Colorado College where he led the country in pts per game with a 1.57 average (47 pts, 30gms). He was also named team captain for Canada at the 2012 World Juniors. Schwartz, who will wear #9, is ranked 7th among NHLprospects by hockeysfuture.com Tarasenko (draft: 16th overall in 2010) has spent the past five seasons in the KHL including this season where he posted 31 pts (14-17-31) in 31 games with St. Petersburg SKA. He has also represented Russia several times including serving as team captain for boththe 2011 World Championships and World Juniors. Tarasenko, who will wear #91, is ranked 2nd among NHL prospects byhockeysfuture.com. He is the Blues first ever Russian-born first round draft pick --Blues have had just 6 combined PP opportunities (PPO) in their last 3 games vs. DETdating back 7 games, when the Blues log 4or more PPO they have converted at a 35% (7/20) clip while they have not converted with 3 or fewer. Going back further, over the past4 seasons the Blues have had 3 or fewer PPO in a game vs. DET 8 times, scoring in just 2 of those gamesthey have had 4 or morePPO 10 times and scored in 8 of those games including multiple PPG in 4 of them. Since 2009-10, their record with 4 or more PPOis 8-2-0with 3 or fewer, 0-5-3 --This Day in Hockey History (2004): Pavol Demitra scored two goals, including the game winner 48 seconds into overtime, as theBlues won 2-1 over the Panthers at Florida. The two goals gave Demitra 500 points in his 525th game NHL career. St. Louis Blues: Media NotesHOT vs. DETAndy McDonald 7-12-19 in last 16Patrik Berglund 5-5-10 in last 12 David Backes 5-7-12 in last 16 Matt DAgostini 5-2-7 in last 10Vladimir Sobotka 1-4-5 in last 8Kevin Shattenkirk 0-6-6 in last 8 Top Performers vs. DET As A Blue (Current Blues)GP: Jackman, 45G: Backes, 9A: McDonald, 14Pts: McDonald, 21Pts/G: McDonald, 1.11 (7-14-21, 19 gms) Top NHL Career Performers vs. DETGP: Jackman, 45G: McDonald, 10A: McDonald, 21Pts: McDonald, 31 Blues History vs. DETAll-Time: 115-110-43at Home/on Road: 65-46-23 / 50-64-20 All-Time OT: 9-6-25at Home/on Road: 5-4-14 / 4-2-11Last Time: Jan. 20, 2011 4-3 L (WG: Darren Helm) All- Time Shootout: 3-3at Home/on Road: 1-2 / 2-1Last Shootout: Apr. 4, 2012 2-3 L (WG: Todd Bertuzzi) 2011-12 RECAP Blues Win Central Division, Record 2nd Best Season in Club History The Blues captured the Central Division title for the first time since their Presidents Trophy winning campaign in 1999-2000. The Bluesetched the 2nd best season in club history with an overall record of 49-22-11 and 109 points. In addition, the Blues posted a 30-6-5 (65pts) record at Scottrade Center setting franchise records for home wins and home points in a season.All-Time Records All Time Home Records 1999-00 51-19-11 (114) 2011-12 30-6-5 (65)2011-12 49-22-11 (109) 2000-01 28-5-8 (64)1980-81 45-18-17 (107) 1980-81 29-7-4 (62) Brian Elliott and Jaroslav Halak Capture the Jennings Trophy Blues goaltenders Brian Elliott and Jaroslav Halak captured the National Hockey Leagues (NHL) William Jennings Trophy with only165 goals allowed this season. Elliott and Halak captured their first Jennings Trophy and the second in Blues history (1999-2000,Roman Turek). The duo combined for a League-high 15 shutouts, tying a modern NHL record set by the Chicago Blackhawks in 1969-70 and surpassing the club mark of 13 set by Glenn Hall and Jacques Plante in 1968-69. Elliott (nine) and Halak (six) also are the firsttandem in NHL history to record at least six shutouts apiece in the same season and the first in Blues history to each record 20 wins ina season. Jaroslav Halak- 5th in the NHL in GAA (1.97 career low), 7th in sv% (.926 career high) and tied for 5th in shutouts (6)-Set a new career high with an eight-game win streak from Feb. 23 to Mar. 11 including a six-game road win streak Brian Elliott-Led the NHL in GAA (1.56 career high) and sv% (.940 career high) while he tied for 2nd in shutouts (9 doubling career total)-Set a modern day NHL record for goals against average in a season and turned in the highest single season save percentage by agoaltender since that stat has been tracked (1982)-Set Blues records for single season shutouts (passing Glenn Hall, 68-69) and SO sequence with 241:33 consecutive minutes(passing Manny Legace, 07-08) while he tied a club record with three consecutive shutouts from Mar. 22 to Mar. 27 (tying Greg Millen,88-89) Hitchcock Makes his MarkKen Hitchcock was named the 24th head coach in Blues history on Nov. 7, 2011 and guided the Blues to their second best record inclub history. With 43 wins in just 69 games, Hitchcocks season behind the bench is among the best in club history as only JoelQuenneville (97-98, 99- 00), Brian Sutter (90-91) and Red Berenson (80-81) have had more wins in a season. Hitchcocks pointspercentage of .703 was the NHLs bests and the best season percentage in Blues history, surpassing Joel Quennevilles .695 (114 pts)during the Blues Presidents Trophy winning campaign in 1999-2000Best 10-game start for a new Blues coach Top Points Percentage in Club History Ken Hitchcock 7-1-2 (.800) 2011-12 Ken Hitchcock, .703 Joel Quenneville 7-3-0 (.700) 1999-00 Joel Quenneville, .695Red Berenson 6-2-2 (.700) 1980-81 Red Berenson, .669 Pietrangelo and Shattenkirk Join Elite Group Alex Pietrangelo and Kevin Shattenkirk recorded 51 and 43 points respectively last season, becoming the fourth different set ofdefensemen in Blues history to each record 40 points in the same season. In addition, Pietrangelo became the youngest (fourth overall)defenseman in club history to register back-to-back 40 point seasons as well as just the second to post at least six game-winning goalsand six power play goals in the same season, joining Al MacInnis.Defensive Duo 40-Point Seasons2011-12 Pietrangelo, Shattenkirk2001-02 Al MacInnis, Chris Pronger (also, 00-01 and 99-00)1997-98 Al MacInnis, Steve Duchesne1990-91 Jeff Brown, Scott Stevens FRANCHISE PERSPECTIVE Among DefensemenBarret Jackman (139) 2 Pts shy of tying Bob Plager (141) for 9th (119) 1 A shy of tying Paul Cavallini (120) for 8th (20) 1 G shy of tying Tim Bothwell/Alex Khavanov/Rich Wilson 14th (843) 23 PIM shy of tying Bob Gassoff (866) for 4thAlex Pietrangelo (24) 3 G shy of tying Robert Hess (27) for 12th (97) 9 Pts shy of tying Carlo Colaiacovo (106) for 14th Among ForwardsDavid Backes (29)3 PPG shy of tying Blake Dunlop (32) for 17th (601) 76 PIM shy of tying Keith Tkachuk (677) for 9th Among GoaltendersJaroslav Halak (13) 3 SO shy of tying Glenn Hall (16) for 1st (53) 4 wins shy of tying Chris Mason (57) for 11th OverallBarret Jackman (598) 5 GP shy of tying Larry Patey (603) for 8th (843) 23 PIM shy of tying Bob Gassoff (866) for 6th David Backes (126) 1 G shy of tying Al MacInnis (127) for 16th Hitchcock, 60, was named the 24th head coach in Blues history on Nov. 7, 2011. In 2011-12, he led the Blues to their best 10-game startunder a new coach in franchise history and the club's second best season overall (49-22-11, 109 pts). Hitchcock guided the Blues to their firstdivision title since 2000 en route to becoming the NHL's 2012 Jack Adams Award winner, the fourth coach in Blues history to recieve thehonor. Hitchcock has also coached in Dallas, Philadelphia and Columbus compiling an overall record of 576-365-169 in 1,110 regular seasongames. He currently ranks 5th among active coaches in games behind the bench and 4th in wins. Hitchcock has guided his teams to sixdivision titles including winning the 1999 Stanley Cup with the Dallas Stars. In addition, Hitchcock served as assistant coach for Team Canadawhen they won Gold in the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympics.NHL Record: 576-365-169 / Playoff Record: 70-60Record with the Blues: 43-15-11 / Playoff Record: 4-5 St. Louis Blues: Head Coach and Player BiosHead Coach: Ken Hitchcock#1: Brian Elliott (G) 6' 3", 204 lbs. / Apr 9, 1985 (27 years and 9 months)Drafted: Ottawa's 9th round pick, 291st overall, in 2003Acquired: Signed as free agent on July 1, 20116th NHL / 2nd STL SeasonLast Win: MAR 27, 2012 vs NASHVILLE (2)Last SO: MAR 27, 2012 vs NASHVILLE (2)Career Shootouts: 44/69 (.638), 7-14GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV%Season 0 0-0-0 0 0.00 .000Career 180 84-63-20 18 2.60 .909Career vs. Opp 7 2-4-1 0 2.45 .920Season Highs: Shots Saves- -Career as a Blue: 38GP / 23-10-4 / .940 SV% / 1.56 GAA / 9 SO12'-13' at Home: 0-0-0 / .000 SV% / 0.00 GAA12'-13' on Road: 0-0-0 / .000 SV% / 0.00 GAAQuick Hits--Along with Jaroslav Halak, earned the 2012 Jennings Trophy, the second in Blues history--Last season, led the NHL in GAA (1.56), SV% (.940) and ranked 2nd in SO (9)--In 2011-12, set modern day NHL record for GAA and SV%...Set Blues records for shutouts (9) and shutout sequence (241:33)--As a tandem, Elliott and Halak set a franchise record and tied a modern day NHL record for combined shutouts (15)...Became the first tandemin NHL history to each record at least 6 SO and the first in Blues history to each record 20 wins#41: Jaroslav Halak (G) 5' 11", 182 lbs. / May 13, 1985 (27 years and 8 months)Drafted: Montreal's 9th round pick, 271st overall, in 2003Acquired: June 17, 2010 from Montreal in exchange for Lars Eller and IanSchultz7th NHL / 3rd STL SeasonLast Win: APR 7, 2012 @ DALLASLast SO: FEB 12, 2012 vs SAN JOSE (15)Career Shootouts: 71/100 (.710), 15-15GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV%Season 0 0-0-0 0 0.00 .000Career 204 109-67-21 22 2.43 .918Career vs. Opp 7 2-4-1 0 4.16 .876Season Highs: Shots Saves- -Career as a Blue: 103GP / 53-33-14 / .917 SV% / 2.24 GAA / 13 SO12'-13' at Home: 0-0-0 / .000 SV% / 0.00 GAA12'-13' on Road: 0-0-0 / .000 SV% / 0.00 GAA Quick Hits--Along with Brian Elliott captured the 2nd Jennings Trophy in club history in 2011-12--Made 12 saves in Game 2 of the 2012 Conference Quarterfinals (left w/lower body injury)...part of the first combined shutout in Blues playoffhistory--Last season, set a new career high with an 8-game win streak from 2/23 to 3/11 including 6 straight wins on the road--Tied for 2nd on the Blues' all-time shutouts list, 3 shy of Glenn Hall (16)--3 shutouts in first nine games in 2010-11...passed Jacques Plante in Blues' history as the quickest goaltender to record 3 shutouts (Plantehad 3 SO in first 11 starts)#4: Kris Russell (D) 5' 10", 172 lbs. / May 2, 1987 (25 years and 8 months)Drafted: Columbus' 3rd round pick, 67th overall, in 2005Acquired: Nov. 11, 2011 from Columbus in exchange for Nikita Nikitin6th NHL / 2nd STL SeasonLast Goal: APR 7, 2012 @ DALLASLast Assist: MAR 29, 2012 @ CHICAGO (4)Career Shootouts: 0/1 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 331 22-66-88 -16 136Career vs. Opp 28 0-2-2 -2 17Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 43GP, 4-5-9, 12 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Ranked 3rd among Blues defensemen in goals (6) and set a career high with a +13 rating in 2011-12--Scored in his Blues debut 11/12 vs. TBL--Posted 14 pts (2-12-14) in 15 games for TPS Turku of SM-liiga (Finland) this season#5: Barret Jackman (D) 6' 0", 205 lbs. / Mar 5, 1981 (31 years and 10 months)JAK-manDrafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 17th overall, in 199911th NHL / 11th STL SeasonLast Goal: FEB 18, 2012 vs MINNESOTA (24)Last Assist: MAR 13, 2012 @ CHICAGO (11)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 598 20-119-139 33 843Career vs. Opp 45 2-9-11 -9 73Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 598GP, 20-119-139, 843 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Last season, ranked 2nd on the team with a +20 rating...ranked 4th in the NHL with a +23 home rating, 18th in blocked shots (153) and 9th inshorthanded ice/game (3:26)--Became 8th player in club history to record over 800 PIM on 11/10 vs. TOR--Tied for 4th all-time among Blues' defenseman in games played (9th overall)--Jackman, Bob and Barclay Plager, Al MacInnis and Chris Pronger only defensemen in club history to appear in over 500 games--Became the only Calder Trophy winner in franchise history in 2003#9: Jaden Schwartz (L) 5' 9", 179 lbs. / Jun 25, 1992 (20 years and 6 months)Drafted: Blues' first round pick, 14th overall, in 20102nd NHL / 2nd STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 21, 2012 @ ANAHEIM (5)Last Assist: MAR 25, 2012 @ PHOENIX (3)Career Shootouts: 0/1 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 7 2-1-3 1 0Career vs. Opp - ----- - -Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 7GP, 2-1-3, 0 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Became 13th player in Blues history to score in NHL debut on 3/17 at TBL...3rd player to score in first 2 NHL games--Recorded 19 pts (9-10-19) in 33 games for Peoria this season--Named Captain of Team Canada for the 2012 World Juniors (2-3-5 in 6gp, won the Bronze)...Currently rated as the NHL's #7 prospect byhockeysfuture.com #10: Andy McDonald (L) 5' 11", 185 lbs. / Aug 25, 1977 (35 years and 4 months)Drafted: UndraftedAcquired: Dec. 14, 2007 from Anaheim in exchange for Doug Weight, Michal Birnerand a 7th round pick in the 2008 Entry Draft12th NHL / 6th STL SeasonLast Goal: APR 4, 2012 vs DETROIT (2)Last Assist: APR 6, 2012 vs PHOENIX (1)Career Shootouts: 17/45 (38%), 3 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 648 175-293-468 7 264Career vs. Opp 40 10-21-31 4 18Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 257GP, 83-126-209, 102 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Last season, led the Blues in power play ice/game (2:56)...Missed 51 games due to a concussion suffered on Oct. 13 in DAL--Recorded his 400th point 10/22/10 vs. CHI...becoming the 23rd player in franchise history to reach 400 career pts while with the club--Won a Stanley Cup with Anaheim in 2006-07#12: Scott Nichol (C) 5' 9", 180 lbs. / Dec 31, 1974 (38 years)Drafted: Buffalo's 11th round pick, 272nd overall, in 1993Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 5, 201113th NHL / 2nd STL SeasonLast Goal: FEB 29, 2012 @ EDMONTON (16)Last Assist: MAR 25, 2012 @ PHOENIX (4)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 632 55-71-126 -18 891Career vs. Opp 42 3-5-8 0 77Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 80GP, 3-5-8, 83 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Ranked 4th on the Blues in PIM (83) while he ranked 13th in the NHL overall in F/O win% (57.6% - at least 100 attempts)--Played his 600th game 1/23 vs. DET--30th among active players with 891 career PIM#15: Jamie Langenbrunner (R) 6' 1", 202 lbs. / Jul 24, 1975 (37 years and 5 months)Drafted: Dallas' 2nd round pick, 35th overall, in 1993Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 6, 201118th NHL / 2nd STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 27, 2012 vs NASHVILLE (5)Last Assist: APR 7, 2012 @ DALLASCareer Shootouts: 13/33 (39%), 6 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 1105 243-419-662 61 837Career vs. Opp 40 4-14-18 -1 40Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 70GP, 6-18-24, 32 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Became 21st American player to reach the 1,100-game mark on 3/27 vs. NSH--Among American players all-time ranks 10th in GWG (58), 24th in assists (419), 27th in goals (243) and 28th in pts (662)--Won Stanley Cup with DAL in 1999 and NJD in 2003--Captained Team USA at 2010 Olympics...Also represented USA in the 2004 World Cup and 1998 Olympics#17: Vladimir Sobotka (L) 5' 10", 198 lbs. / Jul 2, 1987 (25 years and 6 months)Drafted: Boston's 4th round pick, 106th overall, in 2005Acquired: June 26, 2010 from Boston in exchange for the rights to David Warsofsky6th NHL / 3rd STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 6, 2012 vs CHICAGO (15)Last Assist: MAR 3, 2012 @ SAN JOSE (16)Career Shootouts: 0/1 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 272 18-53-71 -8 175Career vs. Opp 12 1-4-5 0 8Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 138GP - 12-37-49, 111 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Last season, set career highs in +/- (+12), GP (73) and shots (117)--Played his 200th NHL game 10/8/11 vs. NSH--Played in his 100th game as a Blue on 1/14/12 vs. MIN--Posted 25 pts (10-15-25) in 27 games with Slavia Praha in the Czech league this season#20: Alexander Steen (L) 6' 1", 206 lbs. / Mar 1, 1984 (28 years and 10 months)Drafted: Toronto's first round pick, 24th overall, in 2002Acquired: Nov. 24, 2008 from Toronto (w/ Carlo Colaiacovo) in exchange for LeeStempniak8th NHL / 5th STL SeasonLast Goal: APR 7, 2012 @ DALLASLast Assist: MAR 31, 2012 vs COLUMBUS (3)Career Shootouts: 5/16 (31%), 1 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 497 115-161-276 13 214Career vs. Opp 22 3-5-8 0 18Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 244GP, 65-85-150, 108 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Last season, led the Blues and tied for 12th in the NHL overall with a career high +24 rating--Missed 39 games with a concussion from 12/30/11 to 3/25/12--Posted 23 pts (8-15-23) in 20 games with Modo of the SEL (Swedish Elite League) this season#21: Patrik Berglund (C) 6' 4", 219 lbs. / Jun 2, 1988 (24 years and 7 months)Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 25th overall, in 20065th NHL / 5th STL SeasonLast Goal: APR 6, 2012 vs PHOENIX (1)Last Assist: MAR 13, 2012 @ CHICAGO (11)Career Shootouts: 0/9 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 310 75-88-163 15 88Career vs. Opp 23 8-5-13 -7 8Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 310GP, 75-88-163, 88 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Last season, 1 of 2 Blues (Backes) to play in all 82 games this season and score a pair of SH goals--Ranked 6th on the team in pts (38) and 3rd in goals (19)--Scored his first career penalty shot goal vs. Marc-Andre Fleury on 1/24/12 vs. PIT--Posted 31 pts (20-11-31) in 28 games for VIK Vasteras (Sweden) this season#22: Kevin Shattenkirk (D) 5' 11", 208 lbs. / Jan 29, 1989 (23 years and 11 months)Drafted: Colorado's 1st round pick, 14th overall, in 2007Acquired: Feb. 19, 2011 from Colorado along with Chris Stewart and a conditional2nd round pick in the 2011 Entry Draft in exchange for Erik Johnson, Jay McClementand a conditional 1st round pick in 2011 Entry Draft3rd NHL / 3rd STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 3, 2012 @ SAN JOSE (16)Last Assist: APR 7, 2012 @ DALLASCareer Shootouts: 1/5 (20%), 1 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 153 18-68-86 16 96Career vs. Opp 10 0-6-6 3 6Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 107GP, 11-49-60, 76 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Last season, ranked 4th on the team in pts (43), 3rd in assists (34), 2nd in +/- (+20) and 4th in PPG (5)--Set career highs this season in games played (81), +/- and shots (178) while tying career marks in points, assists and goals (9)--Along with Alex Pietrangelo, became the 4th set of d-men in Blues history to each record 40+ pts in the same season (MacInnis/Pronger,MacInnis/Steve Duchesne, Jeff Brown/Scott Stevens)--9-game pt streak in 2010-11 was just the second time in NHL history a rookie d-man has compiled a pt streak of 9 or more games (Barry Beck1977-78)--Posted 6 pts (2-4-6) in 12 games with TPS Turku of SM-liiga (Finland) this season#25: Chris Stewart (R) 6' 2", 232 lbs. / Oct 30, 1987 (25 years and 2 months)Drafted: Colorado's 1st round pick, 18th overall, in 2006Acquired: Feb. 19, 2011 from Colorado along with Kevin Shattenkirk and a conditional2nd round pick in the 2011 Entry Draft in exchange for Erik Johnson, Jay McClementand a conditional 1st round pick in 2011 Entry Draft5th NHL / 3rd STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 10, 2012 vs COLUMBUS (13)Last Assist: APR 7, 2012 @ DALLASCareer Shootouts: 4/13 (31%), 3 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 271 82-84-166 -19 289Career vs. Opp 17 3-5-8 -3 34Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 105GP, 30-23-53, 124 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Last season, set a career high with 79 GP and ranked 8th on the team in pts (30) and 6th in goals (15)--Became 5th player in franchise history to score 2 goals in Blues debut, 2/19/10 vs. ANA--6 goals in first 5 games was the best start to a Blues' career in franchise history--Posted an assist in 5 games with Liberec (Czech) as well as 20 pts (6-14-20) in 15 games with Crimmitschau (German) this season #27: Alex Pietrangelo (D) 6' 3", 205 lbs. / Jan 18, 1990 (23 years)Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 4th overall, in 20085th NHL / 5th STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 25, 2012 @ PHOENIX (6)Last Assist: APR 7, 2012 @ DALLASCareer Shootouts: 0/1 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 177 24-73-97 25 63Career vs. Opp 11 0-1-1 -1 12Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 177GP, 24-73-97, 63 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Set career highslast season in pts (51), goals (12), assists (39), PPG (6), shots (202) and GWG (6)--Set a career high and a team high for the season with a 9-gm pts streak from 1/3-1/21 (3g, 8a)--Along with Kevin Shattenkirk, became the 4th set of d-men in Blues history to each record 40+ pts in the same season (MacInnis/Pronger,MacInnis/Steve Duchesne, Jeff Brown/Scott Stevens)--Youngest player in club history to record back to back 40 pt seasons--Became the 2nd d-man in Blues history (Al MacInnis) to log 6 GWG and 6 PPG in the same season#28: Ian Cole (D) 6' 1", 225 lbs. / Feb 21, 1989 (23 years and 10 months)Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 18th overall, in 20073rd NHL / 3rd STL SeasonLast Goal: DEC 8, 2011 vs ANAHEIM (15)Last Assist: MAR 8, 2012 vs ANAHEIM (6)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 52 2-8-10 13 57Career vs. Opp 5 0-0-0 0 6Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 52GP, 2-8-10, 57 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-0 12'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Last season, tied a career high in GP (26) and set new marks in assists (5), pts (6) and +/- (+7)--Registered his first two NHL points including his first career goal, 3/9/11 at CBJ--3-11-14 in 34 games with Peoria this season#29: Jeff Woywitka (D) 6' 3", 227 lbs. / Sep 1, 1983 (29 years and 4 months)WOI-wiht-kaDrafted: Philadelphia's 1st round pick, 27th overall, in 2001Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 2, 20128th NHL / 5th STL SeasonLast Goal: NOV 3, 2011 vs ANAHEIM (21)Last Assist: DEC 30, 2011 @ FLORIDA (1)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 278 9-46-55 3 149Career vs. Opp 21 1-4-5 -2 12Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 152GP, 6-29-35, 106 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Previously spent four seasons with the Blues from 2006-2009--Logged 6 pts (1-5-6) in 27 games with NYR as well as 3 pts (0-3-3) in 6 games with Connecticut (AHL) last season#36: Matt D'Agostini (R) 6' 0", 198 lbs. / Oct 23, 1986 (26 years and 2 months)Drafted: Montreal's 6th round pick, 190th overall, in 2005Acquired: March 2, 2010 from Montreal in exchange for Aaron Palushaj6th NHL / 4th STL SeasonLast Goal: JAN 5, 2012 vs EDMONTON (15)Last Assist: FEB 3, 2012 vs LOS ANGELES (5)Career Shootouts: 1/7 (14%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 238 44-45-89 -12 113Career vs. Opp 13 5-2-7 -1 8Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 144GP, 30-34-64, 69 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Tied for 6th on the team in PPG (3) and 4th in GWG (3) while setting a new career high with a +12 rating--200th career NHL game, 11/15 vs. DET--Posted 8 pts (2-6-8) in 10 games with Riessersee SC of the German league this season#42: David Backes (C) 6' 3", 225 lbs. / May 1, 1984 (28 years and 8 months)Back-esDrafted: Blues' 2nd round pick, 62nd overall, in 20037th NHL / 7th STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 31, 2012 vs COLUMBUS (3)Last Assist: MAR 27, 2012 vs NASHVILLE (5)Career Shootouts: 0/4 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 446 126-146-272 35 601Career vs. Opp 34 9-11-20 -2 52Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 446GP, 126-146-272, 601 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Last season, led the Blues in goals (24), PPG (8 - career high) and shots (234 - career high) while tying for the lead in pts (54)--Recored over 200 hits in 5 straight seasons, Dustin Brown the only other player with that distinction--1 of 3 players last season (Dustin Brown, Ryan Callahan) with over 225 hits and 20 goals--Was one of three NHL players with at least 30 goals and 200 hits (Alex Ovechkin, Brenden Morrow) and led all NHL forwards with a +32rating in 2010-11 #46: Roman Polak (D) 6' 1", 225 lbs. / Apr 28, 1986 (26 years and 8 months)POH-lahkDrafted: Blues' 6th round pick, 180th overall, in 20047th NHL / 7th STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 30, 2011 @ DETROIT (82)Last Assist: FEB 16, 2012 vs NY ISLANDERS (20)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 304 8-52-60 -8 200Career vs. Opp 22 2-2-4 -4 8Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 304GP, 8-52-60, 200 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0 Quick Hits--Last season, led the Blues defense in hits (173), ranked 2nd in blocked shots (141) and tied for 3rd in PIM (57)--Set a career high with 15 PIM on 1/5/12 vs. EDM--Posted 8 pts (2-6-8) in 22 games with Vitkovice HC of the Czcech league this season#57: David Perron (L) 6' 0", 200 lbs. / May 28, 1988 (24 years and 7 months)Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 26th overall, in 20076th NHL / 6th STL SeasonLast Goal: APR 7, 2012 @ DALLASLast Assist: MAR 13, 2012 @ CHICAGO (11)Career Shootouts: 5/23 (22%), 4 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 292 74-99-173 45 188Career vs. Opp 24 3-6-9 -2 20Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 292GP, 74-99-173, 188 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Last season, ranked 5th on the team in pts (42) and assists (21), 2nd in goals (21 - career high), 4th in +/- (+19 - career high) and tied for 2ndin GWG (4 - career high)--Ranked 5th in the NHL in S% (18.4% - at least 100 attempts)--Set a new career high with a 7-gm pt streak from 2/7/12 to 2/18/12 (7g, 3a) and a 4-gm goal streak twice; from 2/7/12-2/12/12 (6g) and from3/27/12-4/4/12 (4g)--Missed 97 consecutive games (11-5-2010 - 12-2-2011) with post concussion symptoms#74: T.J. Oshie (R) 5' 11", 194 lbs. / Dec 23, 1986 (26 years)Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 24th overall, in 20055th NHL / 5th STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 27, 2012 vs NASHVILLE (5)Last Assist: APR 7, 2012 @ DALLASCareer Shootouts: 16/33 (48%), 7 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 262 63-112-175 40 131Career vs. Opp 18 4-4-8 -3 8Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 262GP, 63-112-175, 131 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Last season, set career highs in GP (80), pts (54), goals (19), assists (35), +/- (+15), PIM (50), GWG (3) and shots (188)--Recorded 14 multi-pt games in 2011-12 including a career high tying 3 pts twice (last - 2/16/12 vs. NYI)--Tied for the team lead in pts, 3rd in goals and 2nd in assists#75: Ryan Reaves (R) 6' 1", 229 lbs. / Jan 20, 1987 (25 years and 11 months)Drafted: Blues' 5th round pick, 156th overall, in 20053rd NHL / 3rd STL SeasonLast Goal: MAR 25, 2012 @ PHOENIX (4)Last Assist: JAN 10, 2012 @ MONTREAL (34)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 88 5-3-8 -1 202Career vs. Opp 4 0-2-2 1 19Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 88GP, 5-3-8, 202 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Last season, set career highs in GP (60), goals (3) and PIM (124)--Led the Blues in PIM and ranked 3rd in hits (171) while tying for 10th in the NHL overall in fighting majors (13)--Posted 9 pts (6-3-9) in 13 games with the ECHL's Orlando Solar Bears this season#91: Vladimir Tarasenko (R) 6' 0", 202 lbs. / Dec 13, 1991 (21 years and 1 month)Drafted: Blues' first round pick, 16th overall, in 20101st NHL / 1st STL SeasonLast Goal: -Last Assist: -Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 0 0-0-0 0 0Career vs. Opp - ----- - -Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -Career as a Blue: 0GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM12'-13' at Home: 0GP, 0-0-012'-13' on Road: 0GP, 0-0-0Quick Hits--Recorded 31 pts (14-17-31) in 31 games with St. Petersburg SKA of the KHL this season--Currently rated as the NHL's #2 prospect by hockeysfuture.comINJURIESDarren Helm - BackMan Games Lost (Season Total): 0 TRANSACTIONSJan. 12 - signed M. Knuble (F) to a PTO Jan. 13 - recalled D. Brunner (F), B. Lashoff (D) and B. Smith (D) from Grand Rapids (AHL) Jan. 18 - reassigned B. Lashoff (D) to Grand Rapids (AHL) Jan. 18 - released M. Knuble (F) Jan. 18 - placed D. Helm (F) on Injured Reserve Jan. 18 - removed Patrick Eaves (F) from Injured Reserve DETROIT VS ST LOUISAll-Time Record vs STL: 116-108-37-7 (268 GP) All-Time Road Record at STL: 49-61-20-4 (134 GP) Last Head-to-Head Game: DET 3, STL 2 (SO) on Apr. 4, 2012, at STL (T. Bertuzzi SO GWG and 2 assists; J. Franzen 2 goals; P.Datsyuk 2 assists; J. Howard 27 saves) 2011-12 Record vs STL: 4-2-0 (1-2-0 on road) 2011-12 Leaders vs STL: Datsyuk (2-5-7 in 6 GP); Franzen (5-0-5 in 6 GP); Howard (4-2-0, 1.65 GAA, .943 SV% in 6 GP) DET is 6-4-0 in its last 10 games played vs STL DET is 3-2-0 in its last 5 games played at STL P. Datsyuk has 69 points (22-47-69) in 58 career GP vs STL, his highest career point total vs any NHL team H. Zetterberg has 22 goals and 59 points (22-37-59) in 53 career GP vs STL, his highest career goal and point totals vs any NHL team N. Kronwall has 24 points (7-17-24) in 39 career GP vs STL, his highest career point total vs any NHL team J. Howard is 10-4-1 with a 2.30 GAA and .924 SV% in 15 career GP vs STL and his 10 wins against the Blues are his highestcareer total vs any NHL team J. Franzen has scored 14 career goals vs STL, his highest total vs any NHL team D. Cleary has recorded 29 career points (10-19-29) vs STL, his highest total vs any NHL team V. Filppula has recorded 11 career goals and 19 career points (11-8-19) vs STL, his highest totals vs any NHL team J. Tootoo has recorded 6 career goals and 14 career points (6-8-14) vs STL, his highest totals vs any NHL team J. Abdelkader has recorded 6 career points (3-3-6) vs STL, his highest total vs any NHL team DETROIT RED WINGS TEAM AND PLAYER NOTESDET is 7-3-0 in its last 10 season openers dating back to 2001-02 DET is 75-4-4 the last 83 times its scored 4+ goals in a game DET finished with the most home wins (31) in the NHL in 2011-12 but ranked T-16th with 17 road wins DET finished 1st in the NHL in 2011-12 with a 1.44 goals for/goals against ratio while 5-on-5 DET tied for 4th in the NHL in 2011-12 winning 51.6% of its face-offs taken DET finished 2011-12 as the NHL's 2nd least penalized team (8.5 PIM per game) DET ranked third in 2011-12 allowing 27.0 shots on goal per game DET tied for 4th last season averaging 32.2 shots on goal per game DET ranked 7th last season averaging 2.92 goals for per game DET ranked 7th last season allowing 2.44 goals against per game P. Datsyuk is 3 goals behind Tomas Holmstrom (243) for 11th-most in team history P. Datsyuk is 10 points behind Ted Lindsay (728) for 7th-most in team history N. Kronwall is 1 goal behind Eddie Ware (50) for 8th-most in team history among D N. Kronwall is 1 assist behind Brian Rafalski (169) for 8th-most in team history among D H. Zetterberg is 9 points behind Brendan Shanahan (633) for 9th-most in team history H. Zetterberg is 10 assists behind Reed Larson (382) for 9th-most in team history H. Zetterberg is 12 goals behind Nicklas Lidstrom (264) for 9th-most in team history J. Howard is 2 wins behind Manny Legace (112) for 8th-most in team history among G A WINNING TRADITION IN HOCKEYTOWNSince the start of the 1997-98 season, the Detroit Red Wings have won more games (790) than any other team in the NHL. Detroit's683 regular season victories and 107 playoff wins are both tops in the NHL over that span. THIS DATE IN RED WINGS HISTORYJan. 19, 1971 - Gordie Howe appears in a record breaking 14th consecutive All-Star Game, making it Howe's 22nd All-Star appearancein 23 years.Detroit Red Wings: Media Notes SAYING GOODBYE TO ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREATSDET D Nicklas Lidstrom officially hung up his skates on May 31, 2012, retiring from the NHL after one of the most illustrious careersin league history. The Vasteras, Sweden, native left behind a lasting legacy with fans in the Motor City and across the entire hockeyworld. Below is a brief recap of the career accomplishments of one of the game's all-time greats:Four-time Stanley Cup champion (1997, '98, 2002, '08) Seven-time Norris Trophy winner (2001, '02, '03, '06, '07, '08, '11) 20 seasons in DET - never missed the playoffs 14 division titles (13-Central; 1-Norris) Eight trips to the Western Conference Finals Six trips to the Stanley Cup Final Six Presidents' Trophies 264 goals (9th all-time among D; 9th overall in DRW history) 878 assists (6th all-time among D; 3rd overall in DRW history) 1,142 points (6th all-time among D; 4th overall in DRW history) 132 PPG (5th all-time among D) 263 postseason games played (2nd all-time (Chelios-266); Most in DRW history) 1,564 GP (10th all-time; 2nd in DRW history (Howe-1,687)) First European-born player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy (2002) First European-born captain to lead his team to the Stanley Cup (2008) 35th captain in DRW history (2006-12) First Team NHL All-Star 10 times (1998, '99, 2000, '01, '02, '03, '06, '07, '08, '11) and Second Team All-Star twice (2009, '10) Selected to play in 12 NHL All-Star Games Highest +/- rating in the NHL from 1991-2012 (+450) Named the NHL's Player of the Decade (2000-09) by both the Sporting News and Sports Illustrated Holds the DET franchise records for asists (64) and points (80) in a season by a D 1992 All-Rookie Team (Runner-up for Calder Trophy to P. Bure) Missed only 44 games in 20 seasons (12 of which came in 2011-12 due to a broken ankle) Appeared in 263 of the 265 playoff games DET played from 1992-2012 54 postseason goals (3rd all-time among D; 3rd overall in DRW history) 129 postseason assists (2nd all-time among D; 2nd overall in DRW history) 183 postseason points (2nd all-time among D; 2nd overall in DRW history) FLASHBACK TO THE LAST SHORTENED NHL SEASON IN 1995 (48 GAMES)DET won the Presidents' Trophy after finishing with a league best 33 wins and 70 points (33-11-4 record) Paul Coffey led DET in scoring and paced all NHL D with 58 points (14-44-58 in 45 GP) Paul Coffey led DET in assists (44) and shots on goal (181) Ray Sheppard led DET with 30 goals in 43 GP Vladimir Konstantinov led DET with 101 PIM in 47 GP DET won the Western Conference and advanced to the Stanley Cup Final before falling to NJD, 4-0 Bob Rouse was the only DET player to appear in all 48 games PIT's Jaromir Jagr (32-38-70) and PHI's Eric Lindros (29-41-70) led the NHL with 70 points WSH's Peter Bondra led the NHL with 34 goals PIT's Ron Franics led the NHL with 48 assists BOS's Cam Neely led the NHL with 16 PPG QUE's Owen Nolan led the NHL with 8 GWG BOS's Ray Bourque led the NHL with 210 shots on goal TB's Enrico Ciccone led the NHL with 225 PIM BUF's Dominik Hasek led the NHL with a 2.11 GAA PIT's Ken Wregget led the NHL with 25 wins BUF's Dominik Hasek and CHI's Ed Belfour tied for the league lead with 5 shutous RED WINGS APPROACHING MILESTONES IN 2012-13N. Kronwall - 1 goal to 50 M. Samuelsson - 2 goals to 150 J. Tootoo - 4 goals to 50 K. Quincey - 5 points to 100 M. Samuelsson - 6 assists to 200 T. Bertuzzi - 7 GP to 1,100 J. Howard - 8 GP to 200 THE LAST TIME...DET recorded a shutout:Home: 3/3/12, 6-0 vs MIN (Howard) Away: 10/8/11, 3-0 at COL (Conklin) DET was shutout:Home: 2/4/11, 3-0 vs CBJ (Mason) Away: 3/14/12, 4-0 at ANA (Hiller) A DET player scored an OT goal:Home: 1/14/12, T. Bertuzzi vs CHI (Crawford) Away: 1/8/12, P. Datsyuk at CHI (Crawford) A rival player recorded an OT goal:Home: 11/1/11, D. Setoguchi vs MIN (Howard) Away: 3/21/12, R. Callahan at NYR (Conklin) A DET player had a 3-goal game:Home: 11/8/11, J. Franzen vs COL (Varlamov/Empty Net) Away: 12/29/10, P. Eaves at DAL (Lehtonen) A rival player had a 3-goal game:Home: 3/7/09, R. Nash vs CBJ (Osgood/Conklin) Away: 3/7/10, A. Ladd at CHI (Howard) A DET player had a 4-goal game:Home: 3/15/01, B. Shanahan vs CGY Away: 12/2/95, V. Kozlov at MTL A rival player had a 4-goal game:Home: 4/2/09, D. Backes vs STL Away: 2/24/04, D. Sedin at VAN A DET player had a 5-goal game:Home: 12/26/96, S. Fedorov vs WSH Away: 2/2/11, J. Franzen at OTT A rival player had a 5-goal game:Home: Never Away: 2/2/77, I. Turnbull at TOR A DET player had a penalty shot:Home: 11/11/10, M. Modano vs EDM (Khabibulin - save) Away: 4/9/10, D. Helm at CBJ (Mason - save) A rival player had a penalty shot:Home: 4/11/09, D. Byfuglien vs CHI (Osgood - goal) Away: 1/8/12, J. Hayes at CHI (Conklin - save) A DET player scored a SHG:Home: 12/8/10, P. Datsyuk vs NSH (Lindback) Away: 2/4/12, V. Filppula at EDM (Dubnyk) A DET player scored two SHG in one game:Home: 12.31.09, D. Helm vs COL (Anderson/Empty Net) Away: 10/10/02, K. Maltby at SJS (Kiprusoff) THREE GRIFFINS NAMED TO AHL'S WESTERN CONFERENCE ALL-STAR TEAMThe Grand Rapids Griffins, Detroit's American Hockey League affiliate, are enjoying success in 2012-13 at both the team and individuallevels. The Griffins currently lead the AHL's Midwest Division with a 22-12-2-2 record (through games played Jan. 17) and are just oneof three AHL teams to send three players to 2013 AHL All-Star Classic in Providence, R.I. on Jan. 27-28. Representing the Griffins onthe 2013 AHL Western Conference All-Star Team are:Stats through Jan. 17 gamesF Gustav Nyquist - leads Grand Rapids with 38 points (14-24-38), 24 assists and a +14 rating. Ranks second on the Griffins with 114SOG. This is his second AHL All-Star Game appearance in just his second AHL season. G Petr Mrazek - has posted a 13-5-1 record, 2.24 GAA and .916 SV% in 19 GP during his rookie AHL campaign. He set a Griffinsfranchise record by winning his first six AHL starts from Nov. 3-23. D Chad Billins - has registered 19 points (1-18-19) and leads all Grand Rapids D with 18 helpers. In his first professional season, theformer Ferris St. Bulldog racked up 16 points (1-15-16) over his first 16 AHL games. This is the first time since 2006 (Valtteri Filppula, Jiri Hudler and Donald MacLean) the team has had three players selected to theAHL's midseason event.Mike Babcock is in his 8th season as head coach of the Red Wings. He has compiled an impressive 352-154-68 record during his tenure in theMotor City. Overall, Babcock is 421-216-101 in his career, placing him 24th on the NHLs all-time wins list. Last season, the 49-year-old nativeof Saskatoon, SK, became the 3rd-fastest coach to reach 400 wins, accomplishing the feat in 699 games. Only Scott Bowman (690 games)and Glen Sather (694 games) reached the 400-win plateau faster. Babcock was a finalist for the 2008 Jack Adams Award and won theSporting News' 2008 NHL Coach of the Year award as voted on by his peers. He was named the NHL's Coach of the Decade (2000-09) byboth the Sporting News and Sports Ilustrated.com. Babcock has also served behind the bench for Team Canada at several IIHF events and heis the first coach to win all 3 components of the Triple Gold Club - World Championships (2004), Stanley Cup (2008) and Olympics (2010). Detroit Red Wings: Head Coach and Player BiosHead Coach: Mike Babcock#35: Jimmy Howard (G) 6' 0", 218 lbs. / Mar 26, 1984 (28 years and 9 months)Drafted: 2nd round (64th overall) by DET in 2003 Entry Draft5th NHL / 5th DET SeasonLast Win: APR 4, 2012 @ ST. LOUIS (2)Last SO: MAR 2, 2012 vs MINNESOTA (9)Career Shootouts: 74/98 (.755), 15-11GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV%Season 0 0-0-0 0 0.00 .000Career 192 110-54-19 11 2.41 .917Career vs. Opp 15 10-4-1 1 2.30 .924Season Highs: Shots Saves- -CAREER: First DRW goaltender in franchise history to win 35-or-more games in his first three full seasons with the team (37-2009-10, 37-2010-11 and 35-2011-12)... Runner-up for the 2010 Calder Trophy as NHL Rookie of the Year Member of the NHL All-Rookie Team for 2009-10Selected by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Assoc. as the Red Wings 2009-10 Rookie of the Year Member of the AHL All-Rookie Teamin 2005-06 Holds the U of Maine school records for best single-season and career GAA and SV% Won a Gold Medal with Team USA atthe 2002 IIHF World U-18 Championships2011-12: Started 57 games (missed 15 games with a broken finger and groin injuries)... Posted a 2.13 GAA and .920 SV%, both career bests...Finished with a 35-17-4 record... Played in his first career NHL All-Star Game Collected his 100th career win on 1/12 vs PHXPERSONAL: Jimmy is the team spokesman for the Arthritis Foundation... Hockey hero: Mike Richter... Favorite food: chicken... Favorite sportbesides hockey: golf#50: Jonas Gustavsson (G) 6' 3", 192 lbs. / Oct 24, 1984 (28 years and 2 months)Acquired: Signed as a free agent July 1, 20124th NHL / 1st DET SeasonLast Win: MAR 3, 2012 @ MONTREAL (7)Last SO: MAR 10, 2012 vs PHILADELPHIA (4)Career Shootouts: 17/28 (.607), 5-5GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV%Season 0 0-0-0 0 0.00 .000Career 107 39-45-15 5 2.98 .900Career vs. Opp 1 1-0-0 0 4.62 .886Season Highs: Shots Saves- -CAREER: Signed a two-year contract with DET on 7/1/12... Made his NHL debut with TOR on 10/3/09 at WSH... Won Bronze medals withSweden at the 2009 and 2010 IIHF World Championships... Has posted five career shutouts2011-12: Tied a career high by playing in 42 games for TOR (started 36)... Posted a 17-17-4 record, 2.92 GAA and .902 SV%... Led TOR with17 wins (career high) and 2.92 GAA... Registered a team-high and career-high four shutouts, including three in the month of January (1/5 vsWPG, 1/10 vs BUF and 1/23 vs NYI)2010-11: Appeared in 23 games for TOR... Finished with a 6-13-2 record, 3.29 GAA and .890 SV%... Posted a 3-1-1 record, 1.14 GAA and.955 SV% with the Toronto Marlies (AHL)PERSONAL: Nicknamed 'The Monster'... Favorite hockey memory: playing for Sweden at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver...Favorite pre-game meal: pasta#2: Brendan Smith (D) 6' 2", 198 lbs. / Feb 8, 1989 (23 years and 11 months)Drafted: Detroit's 1st choice (27th overall) in 2007 NHL Entry Draft1st NHL / 1st DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 2, 2012 vs MINNESOTA (9)Last Assist: MAR 19, 2012 vs WASHINGTON (1)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 14 1-6-7 3 13Career vs. Opp - ----- - -Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Named to the AHL All-Rookie Team in 2010-11... 2009-10 WCHA Defensive Player of the Year at Wisconsin... WCHA First TeamAll-Star, NCAA West First Team All-American and NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team in 2009-10... Collected 52 points (15-37-52) in42 GP with Wisconsin in 2009-102012-13: Recorded 20 points (5-15-20), 49 PIM and a +9 rating in 32 GP for Grand Rapids prior to his recall2011-12: Made his NHL debut on 11/17 at SJS... Scored his 1st career NHL goal on 3/2 vs MIN... Recorded his 1st career assist on 11/19 atLA (goal by J. Abdelkader)... Recorded 34 points (10-24-34) and 90 PIM in 57 GP with Grand Rapids (AHL)... Led all Griffins blue-liners with 34pointsPERSONAL: Brendan has two brothers; Rory plays professional lacrosse for the Colorado Mammoth and Reilly played hockey at Miami (OH)and appeared in 3 games for the Dallas Stars last season... Hockey idol: Bobby Orr... Favorite food: chicken parmesean... Favorite sportsbesides hockey: football and lacrosse#4: Jakub Kindl (D) 6' 3", 216 lbs. / Feb 10, 1987 (25 years and 11 months)Drafted: DET's 1st round pick (19th overall) in 20053rd NHL / 3rd DET SeasonLast Goal: DEC 2, 2011 @ BUFFALO (33)Last Assist: APR 1, 2012 vs FLORIDA (1)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 106 3-14-17 -1 61Career vs. Opp 6 1-0-1 -4 2Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Represented the Czech Republic at the IIHF World Jr Championships in 2006 and 2007 (served as team captain)... Recorded 26-101-127 in 176 career OHL games as a member of the Kitchener Rangers (2004-07) Selected by Kitchener in the first round (5th overall) ofthe 2004 CHL Import Draft.2011-12: Skated in a career-high 55 games Finished season with career-highs in points (13), assists (12) and plus-minus (+7) Appearedin his 100th career game on 3/2 vs MIN... Recorded 1st career fighting major 11/12 vs DAL (J. Benn)2010-11: Appeared in 48 games for DET (2-2-4) Winner of the 2010-11 Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association Red Wings Rookie of theYear Award Scored his first career goal on 1/20 at STL (opposing goalie: J. Halak) Notched his first career assist on 2/17 at TBLPERSONAL: Spends the off-season in his hometown of Sumperk, Czech Republic His hockey idol as a youth: Nicklas Lidstrom Favoritemusical artists: U2 and Coldplay Favorite sport besides hockey: tennis. #8: Justin Abdelkader (L) 6' 1", 219 lbs. / Feb 25, 1987 (25 years and 10 months)Drafted: 2nd round (42nd overall) - 2005 Entry Draft by DET4th NHL / 4th DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 10, 2012 @ NASHVILLE (13)Last Assist: MAR 19, 2012 vs WASHINGTON (9)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 209 18-29-47 8 160Career vs. Opp 17 3-3-6 -1 10Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Signed to a new 4-year deal on 9/14/12 Made his NHL debut with DET on 4/3/08 vs CLB... Helped Michigan St capture the 2007NCAA Division I title, scoring GWG in championship game vs Boston College Named 2007 NCAA Tournament MVP and Frozen Four MostOutstanding Player Represented the USA at the 2012 IIHF World Championships... Won a Bronze Medal with Team USA at 2007 IIHF WorldJr Championships Won 2005 Clark Cup championship (USHL) with Cedar Rapids.2011-12: Appeared in a career-high 81 games... Registered career-highs in goals (8), assists (14), points (22) and PIM (62)... Led Detroit F'sand finished 2nd on the team with 148 hits... Recorded a career-high 6 fighting majors Appeared in his 200th career game 3/19 vs WSH.2010-11: Led all DET players with 188 hits and a +15 rating Scored first career GWG on goal 11/3 at CGY Played in his 100th careergame on 2/9 vs NSH.PERSONAL: Hockey hero: Steve Yzerman... Favorite musical group: Rascal Flatts... Favorite food: pasta#11: Daniel Cleary (R) 6' 0", 208 lbs. / Dec 18, 1978 (34 years and 1 month)KLEER eeDrafted: 1st round (13th overall) in 1997 Entry Draft by CHIAcquired: Signed as a free agent on 10/4/0515th NHL / 8th DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 19, 2012 vs WASHINGTON (7)Last Assist: MAR 24, 2012 vs CAROLINA (5)Career Shootouts: 2/13 (15%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 821 151-211-362 27 415Career vs. Opp 61 10-19-29 -2 26Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: First native of Newfoundland and Labrador to win the Stanley Cup (2008) Has appeared in 821 career games (DET-492, EDM-220, PHX-68, CHI-41). AHL Second Team All-Star in 2000 (w/Hamilton) OHL First Team All-Star in 1996 and 1997 (w/Belleville)2011-12: Appeared in 75 games... Collected 33 points (12-21-33)... Fired a career-high 199 shots on goal... Registered 90 hits, 4th among DETforwards... Skated in his 800th career game on 2/6 at PHX Recorded his 200th career assist on 1/12 vs PHX.2010-11: Scored a career-high 26 goals (2nd on team), reaching the 20-goal plateau for the 3rd time in his career Finished the season with acareer-best 46 points (26-20-46) Led DET with 8 GWG Played in his 700th career game and registered his 300th career point (assist) on11/30 at SJS Had career-best 6-game goal scoring streak from 11/5 to 11/17.PERSONAL: Hockey hero: Gary Roberts... Favorite musical artist: The Killers... Favorite food: steak... Favorite sport besides hockey: golf #13: Pavel Datsyuk (C) 5' 11", 198 lbs. / Jul 20, 1978 (34 years and 5 months)dat SOOKDrafted: 6th round (171st overall) in1998 Entry Draft by DET11th NHL / 11th DET SeasonLast Goal: APR 7, 2012 vs CHICAGOLast Assist: APR 4, 2012 @ ST. LOUIS (2)Career Shootouts: 31/65 (48%), 10 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 732 240-478-718 208 186Career vs. Opp 58 22-47-69 36 12Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Two-time Stanley Cup champion (2002 and '08, both with DET)... Winner of the Selke Trophy in 2008, '09 and '10 Won the LadyByng Trophy 4 consecutive seasons (2006-09) becoming just the 2nd player in NHL history to do so Won the NHL Plus-Minus Award in 2008(+41 rating) Represented Russia at the Olympic Winter Games in 2002 (Bronze), '06 and '10 as well as the 2001, '03, '05 (Bronze), '10(Silver) and '12 (Gold) IIHF World Championships.2011-12: Led DET with 48 assists and 97 takeaways... Recorded 21 multi-point games... Led DET centers winning 56.2% of his face-offstaken... First player selected (by Team Chara) at NHL All-Star Game Draft in Ottawa Recorded his 700th career point (assist) on 1/16 vsBUF Skated in his 700th career game on 12/31 vs STL Wore #24 during pre-season as a tribute to former teammate Ruslan Salei.PERSONAL: Pavel was instrumental in the Detroit Red Wings winning the 2011 Chris Greicius Celebrity Award from the Make-A-WishFoundation of America.#17: Patrick Eaves (R) 6' 0", 187 lbs. / May 1, 1984 (28 years and 8 months)Drafted: 1st round (29th overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft by OTTAcquired: Signed as a free agent 8/4/098th NHL / 4th DET SeasonLast Goal: JAN 20, 2011 @ ST. LOUIS (34)Last Assist: NOV 11, 2011 vs EDMONTON (3)Career Shootouts: 0/4 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 380 70-63-133 11 141Career vs. Opp 10 2-1-3 -1 2Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Earned All-America and All-Conference First Team honors with Boston College (Hockey East) in 2005 Selected as a Hobey BakerAward finalist in 2005 Won a gold medal representing the United States at the 2004 IIHF World Junior Championships Signed a three-yeardeal with DET on 7/2/11 Has 15 career multi-point games.2011-12: Appeared in just 10 games for DET... Missed 8 games as a healthy scratch and the final 64 games of season due to a brokenjaw/concussion2010-11: Registered his first career hat trick and recorded a career-high four points on 12/29 at Dallas (3-1-4) Finished the season with 20points (13-7-20)2009-10: Scored his first goal as a Red Wing 10/29 at EDM... Notched the 100th point of his career 12/17 vs TBL (goal)... Played in the 300thgame of his career 3/27 at NSHPERSONAL: Hockey hero: Pat LaFontaine... Favorite musical artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers... Favorite food: Five Guys cheeseburgers...Favorite sports besides hockey: table tennis #18: Ian White (D) 5' 10", 191 lbs. / Jun 4, 1984 (28 years and 7 months)Drafted: Selected by TOR in the sixth round (191st overall) of the 2002 NHL EntryDraftAcquired: Signed as an unrestricted free agent by DET on July 2, 20117th NHL / 2nd DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 2, 2012 vs MINNESOTA (16)Last Assist: MAR 26, 2012 vs COLUMBUS (5)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 478 43-132-175 41 250Career vs. Opp 9 0-3-3 3 2Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Won Silver with Team Canada at the 2009 IIHF World Championships Also helped Team Canada win Silver at the 2002 IIHFWorld Jr Championships Named a WHL First Team All-Star in 2002-03 Awarded Brad Hornung Trophy as the WHLs Most SportsmanlikePlayer in 2001-022011-12: Registered career-highs in assists (25), points (32), +/- (+23) and SOG (196)... Recorded 7 multi-point games on the season... Scored1st goal as a Red Wing 10/7 vs OTT Notched a career-high 3 pts (1G-2A) on 11/23 vs CGY2010-11: Appeared in 16 games for CGY (2-4-6)... Traded from CGY (with Brett Sutter) to CAR in exchange for Tom Kostopoulos and AntonBabchuk on 11/17 Played in 39 games for CAR (0-10-10) Traded from CAR to SJS in exchange for a 2012 2nd round pick on 2/18Registered 10 points (2-8-10) in 23 regular season games with SJSPERSONAL: Ian started a program called 'White's Warriors' last season in which he hosts active or recenlty retired military personnel at everyRed Wings home game #20: Drew Miller (L) 6' 2", 178 lbs. / Feb 17, 1984 (28 years and 11 months)Drafted: 6th round (186th overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft by ANAAcquired: Claimed off waivers from TBL on 11/11/096th NHL / 4th DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 24, 2012 vs CAROLINA (7)Last Assist: FEB 23, 2012 vs VANCOUVER (20)Career Shootouts: 1/2 (50%), 1 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 280 40-37-77 5 68Career vs. Opp 15 2-3-5 2 2Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Re-signed by DET to a two-year contract on 7/1/11 Won the Stanley Cup in 2007 as a member of the Anaheim Ducks Tradedfrom Anaheim along with a 2010 3rd round draft pick to Tampa Bay for Evgeny Artukhin on 8/14/09... Played for Michigan State (CCHA) from2003-06 Named MSU team MVP for 2005-06 season2011-12: Tied a career-high skating in 80 games...Set new career-highs in goals (14), assists (11), points (25), +/- (+6), GWG (44) and SOG(131)... Led all DET forwards with 66 blocked shots... Registered 79 hits2010-11: Scored 2 game-winning goals - 2/7 vs NYR and 3/17 at CLB Played in his 200th career game on 4/10 at CHI Averaged 11:44TOI/game during regular season Led all DET forwards with 58 blocked shotsPersonal: Drews brother Ryan plays goaltender for the Buffalo Sabres while his cousins Kip, Kevin and Kelly all played in the NHL as well(Kevin played for DET from 1990-91 to 1991-92 and again in 2003-04) #22: Jordin Tootoo (R) 5' 9", 199 lbs. / Feb 2, 1983 (29 years and 11 months)TOO tooDrafted: 4th Round (98th overall) by NSH in the 2001 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: Signed as a free agent July 1, 20129th NHL / 1st DET SeasonLast Goal: DEC 28, 2011 vs MINNESOTA (42)Last Assist: MAR 30, 2012 @ DETROIT (3)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 486 46-79-125 -26 725Career vs. Opp 38 6-8-14 0 93Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Has appeared in 486 career games, all with NSH... First player of Inuit descent to play in the NHL... WHL Eastern Conference FirstTeam All-Star in 2003 (Brandon Wheat Kings)... Won a Silver medal with Team Canada at the 2003 World Jr Championships2011-12: Skated in a career-high 77 games for NSH... Established career-highs in assists (24) and points (30)... Finished second on thePredators with 151 hits... Fired 136 SOG, the second-highest total of his career... Nominated by the Nashville chapter of the ProfessionalHockey Writers Association for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy2010-11: Appeared in 54 games for NSH... Registered 18 points (8-10-18)... Played in his 400th career NHL game 3/19 vs DET... Rankedsecond among NSH forwards with 95 hitsPERSONAL: Jordin is fluent in English and Inuktituk... He enjoys hunting, fishing and golf... He is the founder of the Team Tootoo Fund and isactive in suicide awareness and prevention #24: Damien Brunner (C) 5' 10", 176 lbs. / Mar 9, 1986 (26 years and 10 months)Acquired: Signed as a free agent July 1, 20121st NHL / 1st DET SeasonLast Goal: -Last Assist: -Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 0 0-0-0 0 0Career vs. Opp - ----- - -Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Was leading Switzerland's National League A in scoring prior to joining DET (25-32-57 in 33 GP for EV Zug in 2012-13)...LedNational League A in regular season and playoff scoring in 2011-12... Named to 2011-12 Swiss National League A All-Star Team...Represented Switzerland at the 2010 and 2012 IIHF World Championships... Led Team Switzerland in scoring at the 2012 IIHF WorldChampionships (7GP, 3-4-7)2011-12: Skated in 45 games for EV Zug... Named the National League A Forward of the Year after leading the league with 60 points (24-36-60) and 36 assists... Appeared in nine playoff games for EV Zug and led National League A in playoff scoring with 14 points (3-11-14)2010-11: Appeared in 40 games for EV Zug... Collected 46 points (19-27-46), third-most on EV Zug and tied for eighth-best in National LeagueA... Led EV Zug with 19 goals... Posted eight points (4-4-8) in eight playoff games for EV Zug#25: Cory Emmerton (C) 6' 0", 191 lbs. / Jun 1, 1988 (24 years and 7 months)Drafted: DET's 2nd Round Pick (41st overall) in 2006 NHL Entry Draft2nd NHL / 2nd DET SeasonLast Goal: FEB 8, 2012 vs EDMONTON (27)Last Assist: FEB 28, 2012 @ COLUMBUS (18)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 73 7-4-11 2 14Career vs. Opp 6 0-0-0 -2 0Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Signed by DET to a 3-year contract extension on 3/28/11 Won OHLs plus-minus award in 2005-06 with Kingston (+37)Competed for Team Canada at the 2006 U-18 IIHF World Championships (Lost Bronze Medal Game) and 2005 IIHF Junior World Cup (GoldMedal).2011-12: Appeared in 71 games... Recorded his 1st career assist and 1st career multi-point game on 10/7 vs OTT (1G-1A-2P) Set a careerhigh by registering 3 points (2-1-3) on 12/17 vs LAK... Finished his first full NHL season with 10 points (6-4-10)2010-11: Made his NHL debut with DET on 1/22/11 and scored his 1st career goal in a 4-1 loss to CHI (opposing goalie: C. Crawford)... Skatedin 2 games for DET (1G-0A-1P, 8:20 TOI/game) Appeared in 65 games for AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins (12G-26A-38P).Personal: Hockey idols as a youth: Mario Lemieux and Jamie Macoun... Favorite sports besides hockey: golf and tennis... Favorite non-hockeysports team: Toronto Blue Jays... Favorite food: pork chops and mashed potatoes #27: Kyle Quincey (D) 6' 2", 207 lbs. / Aug 12, 1985 (27 years and 5 months)Drafted: 4th round (132nd overall) by DET in 2003 Entry Draft.Acquired: Acquired from Tampa Bay in exchange for D Sebastien Pich and a 20121st Round Draft Pick on 2/21/128th NHL / 3rd DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 19, 2012 vs WASHINGTON (7)Last Assist: MAR 6, 2012 @ PHILADELPHIA (13)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 257 18-77-95 -5 250Career vs. Opp 11 1-5-6 1 17Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Claimed off waivers by LA 10/13/08 Acquired by Colorado, along with T. Preissing and LA's 2010 5th-round choice, in exchangefor R. Smyth 7/3/09. Traded from COL to TBL on 2/21/12 (for F Steve Downie) then immediately dealt to DET in exchange for D S. Pich anda 2012 1st-round pick... Represented Canada at the 2012 IIHF World Championships2011-12: Skated in 72 games (COL-54 and DET-18)... Scored a career-high 7 goals (5-COL, 2-DET)... Led all COL D in scoring at the time ofhis trade (5-18-23) and TOI (22:25) Scored 1st career OTG on 11/10 vs NYI Skated in 200th career game 11/8 at DET... Finished seasonwith 101 hits and 94 blocked shots2010-11: Skated in 21 games for COL... Missed 5 games with a head injury and the last 55 games of the season with a shoulder injuryPERSONAL: Co-founder of House9 Hockey Foundation which benefits youth hockey players... Part owner of Boardworks Canada whichspecializes in wakeboards, surfboards and padleboards... Hockey idol: Bill Berg #28: Carlo Colaiacovo (D) 6' 1", 200 lbs. / Jan 27, 1983 (29 years and 11 months)koh lee AK uh vohDrafted: TOR's 1st round selection (17th overall) in 2001Acquired: Signed as a free agent Sept. 14, 201210th NHL / 1st DET SeasonLast Goal: FEB 11, 2012 vs COLORADO (23)Last Assist: MAR 17, 2012 @ TAMPA BAY (7)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 370 30-109-139 13 191Career vs. Opp 3 0-0-0 1 0Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: 21 career multi-point games... Traded from TOR with Alex Steen to STL in exchange for Lee Stempniak 11/24/08... RepresentedCanada at the 2011 IIHF World Championships... Won silver medals for Canada at the 2002 and 2003 IIHF World Jr Championships... Namedto 2003 World Jr Championships All-Star Team... Memorial Cup champion with Erie in 2002.2011-12: Skated in 64 games for STL and finished with 19 points (2-17-19)... Missed 11 games due to injury... Tied a career-high with 3 assists1/5 vs EDM... Both goals scored were GWG's (10/22 vs PHI and 2/11 vs COL)... Recorded his 100th career assist 12/18 vs CBJ2010-11: Ranked 3rd among STL defensemen in GP (65), points (26), goals (6), assists (20) and SOG (81)... Recorded his 100th career point11/15 vs COL... Played in his 300th career game 3/29 vs MINPERSONAL: Favorite vacation spot: Bahamas... Favorite band: U2... Favorite movie: Dumb and Dumber... Favorite actor: Vince Vaughn... Puton his first pair of skates at age 7#37: Mikael Samuelsson (R) 6' 2", 218 lbs. / Dec 23, 1976 (36 years)SAM-yuhl-suhn, MIH-kigh-ehlDrafted: San Jose's 5th round choice, 145th overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: Acquired from Vancouver along with LW Marco Sturm for LW David Booth,C Steve Reinprecht and a 2013 third-round pick on October 22, 2011.12th NHL / 5th DET SeasonLast Goal: APR 7, 2012 vs CAROLINALast Assist: APR 7, 2012 vs CAROLINACareer Shootouts: 3/17 (18%), 2 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 669 148-194-342 57 364Career vs. Opp 37 9-12-21 14 29Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: 2008 Stanley Cup champion with DET... Member of the exclusive 'Triple Gold Club' - Olympic gold (2006 with Sweden), WorldChampionships gold (2006 with Sweden), Stanley Cup champion (2008 with DET)... 669 career NHL games with DET (278), VAN (155), NYR(125), FLA (85), PIT (22), SJS (4)2011-12: Skated in 54 NHL games (FLA-48; VAN-6)... Missed 25 games due to injury... Traded with Marco Sturm from VAN to FLA inexchange for David Booth, Steve Reinprecht and a 2013 3rd round pick... Collected 31 points on the season (FLA: 13-15-28; VAN: 1-2-3)...Seven of his 14 goals were PPG2010-11: Appeared in 75 games for VAN... Finished fourth on VAN with 50 points (18-32-50)... His 32 assists were a career high... Appeared inhis 600th career game 2/22 vs MTL... Collected his 300th point 2/12 vs CGYPERSONAL: Mikael and his wife, Sandra, have two children, William and Stina#39: Jan Mursak (L) 5' 11", 190 lbs. / Jan 20, 1988 (24 years and 11 months)Drafted: 6th Round (182nd overall) by DET in 2006 NHL Entry Draft2nd NHL / 2nd DET SeasonLast Goal: FEB 28, 2012 @ COLUMBUS (13)Last Assist: JAN 31, 2012 @ CALGARY (22)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 44 2-2-4 -1 4Career vs. Opp 1 0-0-0 0 0Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Second player in Slovenian national history to play in the NHL (Anze Kopitar is the other)... Named Best Forward at the 2008 IIHFU20 Championships (Division IB) as a member of Team Slovenia... Named 2nd Team OHL All-Rookie in 2006-07 as a member of the SaginawSpirit2011-12: Skated in 25 games... Missed first 36 games of the season with a fractured ankle... Recorded his first career NHL assist on 1/17 atDAL... Finished season with three points (1-2-3)... Registered 21 hits and 11 blocked shots2010-11: Made his NHL debut with DET on 12/17 at COL Scored his first career goal on 1/10 at COL Averaged 8:11 TOI in 19appearances with DET (1-0-1, 4PIM, 20 SOG, 14 hits)... Skated in 54 games for Grand Rapids (13-22-35)PERSONAL: Hockey idol as a youth: Peter Forsberg Favorite sports besides hockey: soccer and tennis Favorite foods: salmon andsteak Favorite vacation spot: Bahamas. #40: Henrik Zetterberg (L) 5' 11", 197 lbs. / Oct 9, 1980 (32 years and 3 months)HEHN rihk ZEH tuhr buhrgDrafted: 7th round (210th overall) by DET in 1999 Entry Draft10th NHL / 10th DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 28, 2012 @ COLUMBUS (5)Last Assist: APR 7, 2012 vs CHICAGOCareer Shootouts: 12/44 (27%), 4 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 668 252-372-624 144 271Career vs. Opp 53 22-37-59 26 16Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Named 2nd Team NHL All-Star in 2008... Captured 2008 Conn Smythe Trophy after winning his 1st Stanley Cup title with DET...Finalist for 2008 Selke Award... Captured Viking Award (Best Swede playing in North America) in 2007 and 2008... Won Gold with Sweden atthe 2006 Winter Olympics... Member of 2002-03 NHL All-Rookie Team (Calder Trophy runner-up)2011-12: Skated in all 82 games, one of two Red Wings to do so (Kronwall)... Led DET with 69 points (22-47-69) and 267 SOG... Led DET F'sin TOI (19:50)... Collected a career-high 47 PIM... Tied a career high with four assists 3/26 vs CBJ... Tallied his 600th career point (assist) on2/17 vs NSH Skated in his 600th career game on 11/11 vs EDMPERSONAL: Henrik hosts guests from local children's hospitals at every Red Wings home game in his Zetterberg Foundation Suite... He isalso the team spokesperson for the annual smoke detector collection, helping families in need across Metro Detroit... Henrik enjoys boating andwakeboarding#43: Darren Helm (C) (*Injured) 5' 11", 192 lbs. / Jan 21, 1987 (25 years and 11 months)Drafted: 5th round (132nd overall) by DET in 2005 Entry Draft4th NHL / 4th DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 9, 2012 vs LOS ANGELES (4)Last Assist: MAR 10, 2012 @ NASHVILLE (3)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 248 32-51-83 3 52Career vs. Opp 14 2-4-6 3 2Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Won his first Stanley Cup in 2008 with DET Won Gold with Team Canada at the 2007 IIHF World Jr Championships (5GP, 2-0-2) Won a WHL title with Medicine Hat in 2007 Named to the 2007 Memorial Cup All-Star Team2011-12: Skated in 68 games... Missed 14 games due to injury (knee/groin)... Finished season with 26 points (9-17-26)... Collected a career-high 3 points (1-2-3) on 2/23 vs VAN ... Skated in his 200th career game on 11/23 vs CGY... Finished second among DET forwards with 97hits2010-11: Appeared in all 82 games for DET, one of only two players to do so (Lidstrom) Registered career highs in GP (82), goals (12),assists (20), points (32), plus-minus (+9) and SOG (177) Finished 3rd among DET forwards with 128 hits Won 52.6% of his 938 face-offstaken Played in his 100th career game on 10/9 at CHIPERSONAL: Hockey hero: Joe Sakic... Favorite food: steak... Favorite sport besides hockey: volleyball... Favorite summertime hobby: fishing#44: Todd Bertuzzi (R) 6' 3", 229 lbs. / Feb 2, 1975 (37 years and 11 months)buhr-TOO-zeeDrafted: 1st round (23rd overall) by NYI in 1993 Entry DraftAcquired: Signed as a free agent 8/18/0917th NHL / 5th DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 24, 2012 vs CAROLINA (7)Last Assist: APR 4, 2012 @ ST. LOUIS (2)Career Shootouts: 16/43 (37%), 10 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 1093 303-448-751 -30 1436Career vs. Opp 56 12-21-33 -11 111Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Has recorded 171 career multi-point games... Represented Canada at the 1998 (6GP, 1-2-3) and 2000 (9GP, 5-4-9) IIHF WorldChampionships as well as the 2006 Olympic Winter Games (6GP, 0-3-3) Played in the 2003 and 2004 NHL All-Star Games Named a 1stTeam NHL All-Star after tallying 97 points (46-51-97) for VAN during the 2002-03 season Has recorded five career NHL hat tricks Namedan OHL 2nd Team All-Star in 1995 (with Guelph)2011-12: Appeared in 71 games... Missed 11 games due to injury... Registered 38 points (14-24-38)... Finished season a career-high +23 (tiedfor team lead)... Led DET with 64 PIM... Scored his 300th career goal on 2/4 at EDM... Led DET with four game-deciding goals in shootouts...Finished season 50% in shootout attempts (5-10)... Finished 3rd among DET forwards with 96 hitsPERSONAL: Hockey hero: Wayne Gretzky... Favorite musical artist: James Taylor... Favorite food: steak... Favorite sport besides hockey: golf#51: Valtteri Filppula (C) 6' 0", 195 lbs. / Mar 20, 1984 (28 years and 9 months)FILL-poo-luhDrafted: 3rd round (95th overall) by DET in the 2002 Entry Draft7th NHL / 7th DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 17, 2012 @ SAN JOSE (10)Last Assist: APR 5, 2012 vs NEW JERSEY (1)Career Shootouts: 2/9 (22%), 1 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 442 91-143-234 47 152Career vs. Opp 36 11-8-19 1 6Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: First Finnish born player in Red Wings history... Won a Bronze Medal with Team Finland at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games inVancouver Won his first Stanley Cup in 2008 with DET. Named a 2004 IIHF World Jr Championships tournament all-star Captain ofTeam Finland at the 2002 World U18 Championships.2011-12: Skated in a career-high 81 games... Set new career highs in goals (23), assists (43), points (66), SOG (144) and +/- (+18)... His 66points ranked third on DET (Zetterberg-69, Datsyuk-67)... Skated in his 400th career game 1/7 at TOR... Notched his 200th career point (assist)1/3 at DAL... Collected a career-high 4 points (1-3-4) on 1/21 vs CBJPERSONAL: Valtteri is active in the 'Defeat the Label' movement aimed at ending social labels and stereotypes among middle school and highschool students... He is also a participant in the Red Wings School Assembly Program, visiting elementary school in Metro Detroit to speak withkids about the importance of health and education #52: Jonathan Ericsson (D) 6' 4", 221 lbs. / Mar 2, 1984 (28 years and 10 months)Drafted: 9th round (291st overall) by DET in the 2002 Entry Draft5th NHL / 5th DET SeasonLast Goal: NOV 30, 2011 vs TAMPA BAY (46)Last Assist: MAR 30, 2012 vs NASHVILLE (4)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 232 10-34-44 5 197Career vs. Opp 22 1-3-4 0 12Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Final player chosen in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft (291st overall) Named to the PlanetUSA AHL All-Star Team in 2008... Selectedas the 2008-09 Detroit Red Wings Rookie of the Year by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association Won a Bronze Medal with TeamSweden at the 2010 IIHF World Championships Skated for Sweden at the 2012 IIHF World Championships... Signed by DET to a 3-yearcontract extension on July 1, 2011.2011-12: Appeared in 69 games for DET... Missed 13 games with a broken wrist (2/28-3/26)... Finished with 11 points (1-10-11)... Posted acareer-high +16 rating... Finished fourth on DET with 128 hits... Registered 47 PIM and 63 SOG... Tied a caree high with two points (1-1-2) on11/30 vs TBLPERSONAL: Traditional pre-game meal: chicken breast with pasta and mushroom sauce... Favorite city to visit on the road: Chicago... Favoritemusical group: Zac Brown Band #55: Niklas Kronwall (D) 6' 0", 190 lbs. / Jan 12, 1981 (32 years)KRAHN - wuhlDrafted: 1st round (29th overall) by DET in the 2000 Entry Draft9th NHL / 9th DET SeasonLast Goal: MAR 28, 2012 @ COLUMBUS (5)Last Assist: MAR 26, 2012 vs COLUMBUS (6)Career Shootouts: 1/2 (50%), 1 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 467 49-168-217 51 298Career vs. Opp 39 7-17-24 16 28Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Named an assistant captain for DET prior to the 2011-12 season... Won his first Stanley Cup in 2008 Won Gold Medals withSweden at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games and 2006 IIHF World Championships (also named tournaments best defender) Named to theAll-Star Team at the 2005 IIHF World ChampionshipsWon the Eddie Shore Award as the AHLs top defenseman in 20052011-12: Skated in all 82 games for DET, one of two players to do so (Zetterberg)... Established new career highs in goals (15), PPG (7), GWG(4) and SOG (141)... Led all DET D with 36 points (15-21-36)... Ranked 3rd on DET with 133 hits... Led DET and ranked 10th in the NHL with177 blocked shotsPERSONAL: Currently in his 8th season as Detroit Red Wings Kids Club President... Niklas also participates in the Red Wings SchoolAssembly Program visiting elementary schools in Metro Detroit to teach kids about the importance of health and education... Hockeysuperstition: puts his skates on in the same order before every game#93: Johan Franzen (R) 6' 3", 223 lbs. / Dec 23, 1979 (33 years)FRAHN-zinDrafted: 3rd round (97th overall) by DET in 2004 Entry Draft8th NHL / 8th DET SeasonLast Goal: APR 7, 2012 vs CHICAGOLast Assist: MAR 9, 2012 vs LOS ANGELES (9)Career Shootouts: 2/7 (29%), 2 GDGGP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 0 0-0-0 0 0Career 472 150-125-275 86 288Career vs. Opp 43 14-10-24 14 53Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -CAREER: Won his first Stanley Cup in 2008 with DET Signed an 11-year contract extension with DET on 4/11/09 Represented Sweden atthe 2010 Olympic WInter games and 2012 IIHF World Championships Won a Gold Medal with Sweden at 2006 IIHF WorldChampionships... Named 2005-06 Red Wings Rookie of the Year by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association...Has registered 49 careermulti-point games2011-12: Skated in 77 games... Missed five games with a back injury... Led DET with 29 goals, 11 PPG and 10 GWG... Tied for the team leadwith a +23 rating (Bertuzzi, White)... Finished the season with 56 points (29-27-56)... Notched a career-high 27 assists... Ranked second on theteam with 211 SOG (Zetterberg-267)... Registered his 100th career assist 10/15 at MIN... Appeared in his 400th career game 10/21 vs CBJPERSONAL: Nicknamed 'The Mule'... Johan and his wife, Cecilia, have one son, Eddie Bo

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