GAME HIGHS: Goals: 2 / Assists: 2 / Points: 3 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 12
CAREER: In the 2nd season of a 3-year contract...2007 Stanley Cup champion with ANA...2006 CCHA Best Defensive Forward and Humanitarian Award...2006 Michigan State Team MVP...Claimed off waivers by DET, 11/11/09...Traded to ANA from TB for Evgeni Artyukhin, 8/13/09.
2015-16: Currently on LTIR with a knee injury sustained on 1/10 on ANA ... Ended a team-best 190 game ironman streak after breaking his jaw...Played his 500th NHL game on 11/3 vs. TB.
2014-15: Finished second to only teammate Luke Glendening in shorthanded TOI among NHL forwards...Recorded 1st multi-pt game of the season on 2/28 at NSH (1-1-2)...Led Detroit forwards in blocked shots.
OTHER: Recorded 86 points (39-47-86) in 125 games with the Michigan State Spartans from 2003-06...Drew s brother Ryan plays goaltender for VAN...Cousins Kip, Kevin and Kelly all played in the NHL (Kevin played for DET from 1990-92 and 2003-04).
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.