|BIRTHPLACE:||Dover, NJ, USA|
|DRAFTED:||ANA: 2003-186 overall|
|Entering his fourth year in the National Hockey League and second with Detroit…Re-signed to a one-year contract on 7/6/10…Originally a sixth round draft pick (186th overall) of the Anaheim Ducks…Has played for Anaheim, Tampa Bay and Detroit…Traded from Anaheim to Tampa Bay with a third round pick in 2010 for Evgeny Artukhin on 8/14/09.|
2009-10: Played in career high 80 NHL games (66 games for Detroit and 14 games for Tampa Bay)…Finished season with career-highs in goals (10), assists (9) and points (19)…All 19 points were scored for the Red Wings…Notched one power-play goal, one shorthanded goal and three game-winning goals in Detroit…Played in the 100th game of his NHL career on 1/19/10 at Washington…Fired a career high 93 shots on goal…Appeared in all 12 postseason games for the Red Wings…Registered two postseason points (1-1—2) and was +2…Claimed off waivers from Tampa Bay on 11/11/09…Appeared in 14 games for Tampa Bay (0-0—0, -3).
2008-09: Appeared in 27 games for Anaheim…Registered 10 points (4-6—10) and 17 PIM…Finished with an ‘even’ rating…Played in 13 playoff contests for Anaheim…Notched three preseason points (2-1—3)…Finished +1 in 13 playoff games…Appeared in 53 games for Iowa (AHL)…Tallied a career-high 23 times and finished the season with 38 points (23-15—38) in 53 games…Had a -7 rating…Notched eight power-play goals, four shorthanded goals and five game-winning goals with Iowa.
2007-08: Appeared in 26 games for the Anaheim Ducks…Finished the season with five points (2-3—5), a -1 rating and six PIM with the Ducks…Scored his first career NHL goal on 10/17/07 vs. Nashville…Appeared in 31 games for Portland (AHL)…Registered 36 points (16-20—36) and a +10 rating in 31 games…Had three power-play tallies for Portland…Appeared in 16 postseason games for Portland…Registered eight postseason points (1-7—8) and was -2.
2006-07: Appeared in 79 games for Portland of the American Hockey League in his first professional season…Registered 36 points (16-20—36) and 51 PIM…Scored four power-play goals, two shorthanded goals and three game-winning goals for Portland…Made his NHL postseason debut appearing in three playoff games for Anaheim (0-0—0, +1, 2 PIM).
Drew and his wife, Colleen, live in Lakeview. His 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 Detroit from 1990-91 to 1991-92 and again in 2003-04.