HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, CAN
DRAFTED: STL: 2003-127 overall
|Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 2, 2008. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to shoulder injury at Los Angeles, October 29, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 2, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to recurring upper body injury. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 6, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Arizona, July 1, 2014.|
Recorded 18-19-37 and 82 PIM in 59 games with Chicago (AHL)...Finished second on the Wolves in goals and third in points.
Played in 14 games with the Coyotes...Posted 24-27-51 and 90 PIM while serving as team captain for Portland (AHL)... Ranked second on the team in goals and points...Notched 1-1-2 in one playoff game.
Played in two games for the Coyotes and recorded two penalty minutes…Made his Coyotes debut at SJS, Mar. 24…Posted 3-12-15 and 30 penalty minutes in 23 games with Portland (AHL).
Started the season in Manitoba (AHL), collecting two goals and an assist in 13 games…Recalled to VAN, where he appeared in 15 games with the Canucks, recording 13 penalty minutes…Sidelined for the remainder of the season due to an injury suffered at MIN, Jan. 13.
Appeared in 63 games with Manitoba (AHL), registering 12-21-33 and 116 penalty minutes…Collected 5-4-9 in 13 playoff games, including two shorthanded goals.
Played in 70 games with Manitoba in his first full season in the AHL, collecting a career high 18 goals and 37 points…Had 93 penalty minutes and a plus-13 rating…Scored one goal in six playoff games.
Spilt the season between Bakersfield (ECHL) and Manitoba (AHL)…In 16 games with Bakersfield he posted 7-17-24 and 42 penalty minutes…In 32 games with Manitoba, he posted 4-5-9 and 35 penalty minutes…Appeared in five playoff games with the Moose and had eight penalty minutes.
Recorded 10-6-16 and 56 penalty minutes in 24 games with Bakersfield (ECHL) and 3-7-10 in 29 games with Manitoba (AHL)…Appeared in his first career AHL game and recorded his first goal with Manitoba on vs. Syracuse, Dec. 14.
Split the season between Rouyn-Noranda and Shawinigan in the QMJHL…Recorded 7-10-17 and 46 penalty minutes in 33 games with Rouyn-Noranda and 7-11-18 and 14 penalty minutes in 29 games with Shawinigan.
Posted 23-35-58 and 115 penalty minutes in 65 games with Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)…Had five game-winning goals and five power-play goals.
Recorded 14-29-43 and 131 penalty minutes in 66 games with Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL).
In 64 games, recorded 6-14-20 and 69 penalty minutes with Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL).
2003: Won a gold medal and played in seven games with Canada at the U-18 World Junior Championship in Russia...Scored a goal and posted a plus-3 rating.
Nickname is “Duke”...His favorite player growing up was Doug Gilmour...Other favorites are Nirvana (band) and “Step Brothers” (movie)...Favorite vacation spot is Mexico...Enjoys playing the guitar.