CAREER: In the 1st 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.
2013-14: Notched his 1st goal of the season on 10/26 vs. NYR...Matched a career best with 2 goals, including the GWG, on 12/1 at OTT...Recorded his 3rd NHL fighting major on 10/17 at COL (Cory Sarich)...Played his 300th NHL game, 1/4 at DAL.
2012-13: Scored the GWG in Game 3 vs. CHI on 5/20...Missed 12 games with a broken hand...Committed just one minor penalty...Scored 2 GWG: 2/23 vs. NSH and 3/24 at ANA.
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 BUF...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.