Rob Davison
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 05/01/1980
BIRTHPLACE: St. Catharines, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: SJS: 1998-98 overall

- Led team with four hits at Phoenix on Jan. 15
- Had a season-high four shots on net vs. Phoenix on Dec. 20
- Had a team-high five hits vs. Anaheim on Dec. 18
- Returned to lineup after eight games at Anaheim on Dec. 16
- Activated from Injured Reserve and appeared in game vs. Los Angeles on Nov. 28
- Placed on injured reserve (finger) on Oct. 28, retroactive to Oct. 26
- Picked up fighting major Oct. 26 at Detroit
- Played forward on 10/22 at Calgary in 4-1 W
- Skated at forward on 10/20 vs. Nashville in 3-0 W
- Appeared in first game at Chicago on Oct. 10 and fought Martin LaPointe

- Skated in 22 contests and posted 2 assists and 27 penalty minutes

- A workout fiend, he is known to hit the gym twice a day during the season
- Serves as the Sharks player representative for the NHLPA

2006-07: Skated as a forward at Nashville on Feb.14. Earned a third star by producing two-thirds of a Gordie Howe Hat Trick with an assist and a fight vs. Phoenix on Jan.18. Led. the team with hits (three) at Los Angeles on Dec. 12. Earned second fighting major of the season on Dec. 11 vs. Phoenix's Dave Scatchard.

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2005-06: Fourth on team in blocked shots (65), fifth in hits (103) and third in penalty minutes (76)Earned fighting majors against St. Louis Jamal Mayers on March 16 and 21Set a career-high in points (five) with assist on Dec. 26 at Los Angeles Scored his first goal of the season against Atlanta on Dec. 6Notched his second assist at Los Angeles on Oct. 28 Registered first point of the season (assist) against Columbus on Oct. 12Playoffs: Played eight minutes in Game 6 of the WCSF at Edmonton on May 17 and had one shot.

2004-05: Spent beginning of the season playing for Cardiff (Elite Ice Hockey League)Was the first NHL player to play in the United Kingdom last season...Posted 5 points (2-3=5) in 24 games.

2003-04: Second on team in PIM (92) in 55 games played...Scored third assist of the season Dec. 31 at CBJ, matching single-season career high in points set last year (3)...Missed 3 games (Dec. 4-10) with knee injury...Picked up first assist/point of season Nov. 1 at Florida in 6-2 win.

2002-03: Posted +2 rating March 29 vs. Dallas. . .Posted +2 rating March 27 vs. Detroit. . .Tallied first NHL assist March 17 vs. Chicago. . .Scored first NHL goal/point and had 20:14 of ice time March 13 at Anaheim. . .Played in first NHL game March 9 at Dallas. . .Recalled from Cleveland March 9. . .Posted 4 points (1-3=4) and 82 penalty minutes in 42 games with the Barons at time of recall. . .Missed 23 games from Nov. 10-Dec. 28 due to injury.

2001-02: Posted 4 points (1-3=4) and ranked 4th on Cleveland in penalty minutes (206). . 2000-01: Posted 4 assists and led Kentucky in penalty minutes (230) in 1st professional season. . .3rd among T-Blades defensemen in games played (72). . . Playoffs: Led team in plus/minus (+2). . .1999-00: 2nd on club in penalty minutes (194) and set junior career high in games played (67). . .Doubled career high in goals (4). . .Served as alternate captain of North Bay. . .Named North Bays Defenseman and Scholastic Player of the Year. . .1998-99: Selected Best Body Checker in poll among OHL coaches. . .2nd on club in penalty minutes (150). . .1997-98: Drafted by San Jose (4th round, 98th overall) in 1998 NHL Entry Draft in Buffalo. . .3rd on North Bay in penalty minutes (200).

Personal: Married (Louisa) on June 25, 2004 and went to Bermuda on their honeymoon...Has a dog named Jack...Favorites: Beverly Hills Cop series (movies), Seinfeld (television show), Matt Damon (actor), Catherine Zeta-Jones (actress), Original Joes (San Jose/Bay Area restaurant), Bermuda (vacation spot), chicken parmesean and veal chops (food), Margaritaville (hometown hangout)...Davy lists as three words to describe himself: hard working, team player and tough to play against...Hockey idol: Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman Bobby Orr...Memorable Sharks/NHL moment: first playoff game (May 11, 2004, Game Two of the Western Conference Finals vs. Calgary)...Hobbies include playing golf and going to movies...If he wasnt in hockey, hed be going to school...Three wishes: win Stanley Cup, succeed in hockey and in life and stay healthy.