|BIRTHPLACE:||St. John's, NF, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||SJS: 2001-175 overall|
|2011-12: 6th on the team in points (17-28=45) and 1st in penalty minutes (97)…T-2nd in the League with four shootout-deciding goals…Had his third career Gordie Howe Hat Trick, 14th in Sharks history, with a goal, assist and two fighting majors at Los Angeles on April 5…Had three assists on Feb. 4 at Phoenix…Missed 5 games (Jan. 19 thru Jan. 31) with an upper body injury…Had a goal, an assist and was a +2 vs. Dallas on Dec. 8…Scored a goal, had a fighting major and converted the shootout winner vs. Pittsburgh on Nov. 3…Scored a goal and had an assist on Oct. 28 at Detroit…Posted two points (1-1=2) and converted the shootout winner at New Jersey on Oct. 21…Posted two assists on Oct. 15 vs. St. Louis…Scored a goal in the season opener vs. Phoenix on Oct. 8...Playoffs: Tied for the team lead in assists (3).
CAREER 2010-11: Set single season highs in goals, points and plus/minus (plus-13) and tied his career best in assists…T-15th in the League in even strength points (49, 19 goals)…T-4th on team in assists, fourth in goals, fifth in points, second in hits (153) and in PIM and fourth in plus/minus…One of three NHL players to have 60-plus points and 100-plus PIM…One of the team’s alternate captains…Recorded his second Gordie Howe Hat Trick, 11th in franchise history, at Phoenix on March 26 with a goal, two assists and a fighting major…Missed last three games (April 6-9, lower body)…Registered his 200th point (goal) at Detroit on Feb. 22…Played in his 300th game and scored a power play goal on Feb. 19 vs. Colorado…129 consecutive games played streak was snapped on Jan. 15 vs. St. Louis (lower body)…Posted his 100th assist with three points (two assists) vs. Calgary on Nov. 13…Registered his 300th penalty minute on Oct. 21 at Colorado…Playoffs: T-15th in the League in points…Had five multi-point games (12 overall)...Missed WCSF Game 6 at Detroit (upper body)…Tied career high with three assists in WCSF Game 4 at Detroit, placing him third in franchise history in postseason points…T-5th in the League in both goals (four) and points (seven) in Round 1…Posted two goals in WCQF Games 3 and 4 at Los Angeles…Set a career high with three assists in WCQF Game 1.
2009-10: Established career highs in assists, shots (189), PIM (led team) and games played…Sharks Foundation “Player of the Month” for March...Post-Olympic break, had at least one point in 15 of his 20 games (17 points, four goals and 13 assists)…Third on the team in hits (157)…Scored on his first career penalty shot on Dec. 30 vs. Washington, the eventual game-winning goal…Had a career-high 10-game point streak from Nov. 17-Dec. 9…Playoffs: His plus-4 in WCQF Game 6 vs. Colorado tied a franchise single game playoff record…Posted two assists in WCQF Game 2, including one on the game-winning overtime goal.
2008-09: Team ranks: sixth in goals, T-1st in power play goals (11) and fifth in hits (135)...Set a career high in points/assists in a single game (four) on Jan. 17 vs. Detroit...Four-game goal streak (Oct. 30-Nov. 6, five) set a career high...Registered his first NHL Gordie Howe Hat Trick, 10th in Sharks history, on Nov. 4 vs. Minnesota with a goal, an assist and a fighting major...Playoffs: T-3rd on the team in hits (16).
2007-08: Appeared in his first game after missing 67 (knee) on March 30 vs. Phoenix. Named No. 2 star of the game with an assist and a game-high six hits…Activated from IR (knee) on March 27…Placed on IR after hurting knee on Oct. 28 at Columbus…Playoffs: 10th in NHL in hits (40)…Tied for team lead in goals…Scored two goals and led the team with eight shots and seven hits in WCQF Game 1 vs. Calgary.
2006-07: Posted five, three-point games…T-9th among League rookies in goals, T-11th in power play goals (four), T-7th in game-winning goals (three) and 10th in points…Third in shot percentage among all rookies (17.2)…Second on the team in PIM and fighting majors (eight)…Named NHL Rookie of the Month for January, the first Sharks recipient of the award since Evgeni Nabokov in Dec. 2000…Recorded first hat trick vs. Columbus on Jan. 6…Returned from IR on Oct. 29 at Tampa Bay and notched his first NHL goal…Playoffs: Led League rookies in goals (also T-1st on team) and second in points…T-2nd among League rookies in hits (25).
2005-06: Compiled his first career multi-point game/assist with two assists at St. Louis on Oct. 8…Earned his first fighting major (Chicago’s Jim Vandermeer) on Oct. 7…Playoffs: Made first postseason appearance in WCSF Game 4 at Edmonton.
2004-05: Cleveland’s Most Valuable Player led Barons in goals, assists, points, plus/minus (plus-19), first goals (nine), multi-point games (16), power play goals (14) and power play points (23).
2003-04: 12th among all AHL rookie scorers and fourth in assists…Fifth on team in scoring and fourth in assists, plus/minus (plus-15) and PIM…Playoffs: T-2nd on team in goals and seventh in scoring.
2002-03: Set QMJHL career highs in assists and points…Playoffs: T-2nd on team in points and assists…T-1st on team in power play goals (three).
2001-02: Third on team in points…Also fourth on the Oceanic in goals and assists…Led club in game-winning goals (eight)…T-4th on Rimouski in power play goals (10).
2000-01: Finished season with Rimouski following promotion from Tier II juniors…Led club in playoff goal scoring with eight in 11 postseason games.
PERSONAL: “Clowie” lists these favorites: Steak (food); Baseball (sport besides hockey); Beating Detroit in game 7 during 2011 playoffs (hockey moment); Chicago (NHL road city); Chicago (non-Sharks jersey); Slap Shot (hockey movie); Sons of Anarchy (TV show); Scarface (movie); Clay Morrow from Sons of Anarchy (TV character); Reggie Dunlop from Slapshot (movie character); Tom Petty (musician)…Wishes he had the nickname “Stanley Cup Champ”…Refuses to eat olives…Has the hidden talent of being a great home decorator…Would be a crab fisherman, his father’s profession, if he wasn’t playing hockey…If he could have dinner with anyone in history it would be Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and Billy Martin…Hockey idol is Eric Lindros…Piece of equipment he gives the most attention to is his skates…Names Marian Gaborik as the fastest skater in the NHL…If he could change one rule he would bring back the two-line pass…Names Jody Shelley as the best teammate he’s ever had in his career…Thinks goaltender Thomas Greiss is the most in-shape Shark…Admits that he’s the Shark who chirps the most at the other team from the bench…Thinks Logan Couture would make American Idol if given the chance (“Ever heard him sing karaoke?”).