Posted an assist and finished a career-high +5 on Jan. 20 at PIT... Acquired from FLA on March 4 in return of a 5th-round draft pick in 2015… Played his 1st career game with the Canadiens on March 6 at PHX… Recorded his 1st career point (assist) with the Canadiens on March 18 vs. COL… Played 6:29 on the penalty kill and blocked 3 shots on March 24 at BOS… Registered 1 assist and 3 hits on March 29 at FLA… Scored his 1st career goal with the Canadiens and tied a personal-high with 2 points (1-1-2) on April 4 at OTT… Maintained a +4 differential on April 5 vs. DET… Played his 600th career game in the NHL and blocked 5 shots on April 9 at CHI… Led the team in April with a +5 differential (tied with F. Bouillon)… Played his 1st career playoff game with the Canadiens, recording 1 assist, on April 16 at TBL… Maintained a +3 differential on April 22 vs. TBL… Tallied 1 goal on May 3 at BOS…
CAREER VS. PHX: 9 GP, 0-1=1, 4 PIM
AT PHX (4-5): 16:32 TOI, Even, 1 Hit
Goals: 1 (3-23 at CHI, most recent)
Assists: 1 (3-21 vs. DAL, most recent)
Points: 2; 1-1=2 (2-6 at TBL)
+/-: Plus-2 (2-6 at TBL)
TOI: 24:47 (3-7 at CBJ)
Shots: 3 (3-6 at CHI, most recent)
PIM: 4 (4-3 at VAN, most recent)
THIS SEASON: Loaned to Manchester (AHL) on a conditioning assignment on 1/4/07...collected his first NHL goal at Tampa Bay on 2/6/07.
LAST SEASON: In his first season as a King appeared in 53 games averaging 15:03 of ice time/game…played in the first 12 games of the season before sustaining a broken right foot after blocking a shot in practice that sidelined him for seven games…returned to the lineup on vs. Vancouver on 11/17/05 and played in 19 of the next 21 games before suffering a hip flexor injury that shelved him for six contests…missed an additional 16 games due to coach's decision…had three assists (0-3=3) and a plus-3 rating in 14 December games...recorded three assists in a five-game stretch that lasted from 12/21-12/29/05…played in his 100th NHL game at St. Louis on 3/11/06…had the primary assist on Luc Robitaille's franchise record 551st goal as a King vs. Atlanta on 1/19/06.