|BIRTHPLACE:||Taber, AB, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||SJS: 2005-8 overall|
|2009 POSTSEASON NOTES:
- Scored his first goal in Game 5 of the WCQF vs. Anaheim on April 25
- Registered an assist in Game 3 of the WCQF at Anaheim on April 21
2008-09 REGULAR SEASON NOTES:
- Registered 19 multi-point games on the season
- 3rd on team in points (31-34=65)br /> - T-27th in the League in goals (31)br /> - Reached the 30-goal plateau on March 26 vs. Nashville (1-1=2)br /> - Named to the Sophomore Team for the YoungStars Game presented by Upper Deck. He scored one goal in the game.
- Missed Dec. 29 game at Dallas due to death in the family
- Had a career-high seven-game point streak (5-8=13) from Nov. 11-28
- Tied a franchise record with 10 shots vs. Nashville on Nov. 11 and posted three points (2-1=3)br />
- Self-taught guitar player
- Won provincals in badminton, also known as shuttlecock, growing up
- Taber, Alberta is known for its tasty corn
|2010-11: Set a career high in game-winning goals (5)…3rd on the team in hits (138)…Had a four-game point streak (2-4=6) from March 26 thru April 4…11 points (3-8=11) in the last 10 games…Posted his third consecutive 20-goal season with his tally on March 19 vs. St. Louis…Registered his first career hat trick on Feb. 19 vs. Colorado. He became the first Shark to ever record a hat trick in a shutout…His nine shots on Feb. 15 at Nashville were a season-high and one off his career-high…Became just the fifth NHL player in the last 50 years to score the lone goal in a game on his birthday on Jan. 1 at Los Angeles…Scored two goals vs. Minnesota on Jan. 22…Scored two goals and added five hits on Dec. 16 at Dallas…Placed on Injured Reserve and missed nine games due to injury (11/27 - 12/13; upper body)…Recorded two points (1-1=2) on Nov. 9 vs. Anaheim…Played in his 200th career NHL game on Oct. 21 at Colorado…His four hits were a game high and his four shots tied the team high on Oct. 8 at Columbus in Stockholm.
2009-10: T-4th on the team in goals…Set a career high with four game-winning goals…Scored two goals, including the game-winner, in his fifth multi-goal game of the season on March 28 vs. Colorado…Scored GWG Feb. 4 at St. Louis…Scored two goals — including the game winner — on Jan. 16 vs. Edmonton…Posted two points (goal and assist) and a plus-3 vs. Anaheim on Dec. 17…Activated from Injured Reserve and played at Vancouver on Nov. 29…Placed on Injured Reserve on Nov. 21 (retroactive to Nov. 15)…Returned from seven-game IR stint with a goal on Nov. 10 vs. Nashville…Missed seven games with a lower body injury (Oct. 25-Nov. 7)…Had a three-game goal streak (four goals and an assist) from Oct. 3-6…Playoffs: T-10th in the League in postseason shots (58)…Posted two assists in Game 5 of the WCQF on April 22…Scored his first career postseason overtime goal, which was also his first postseason game-winner, in his first career playoff multi-goal game (two goals) in Game 2 of the WCQF on April 16…Assisted on Clowe’s goal in Game 1 of the WCQF and led the team with six shots and four takeaways.
2008-09: Registered 19 multi-point games...Third on team in points, T-27th in the League in goals...Scored 30th goal on March 26 vs. Nashville...Named to the Sophomore Team for the YoungStars Game presented by Upper Deck (one goal)...Tied his career high with three points (a goal and two assists) on Jan. 9 at Edmonton...Had a career-high seven-game point streak (13) from Nov. 11-28...Tied a franchise record with 10 shots vs. Nashville on Nov. 11 and posted three points (two goals and assist)...Playoffs: Scored his first goal in Game 5 of the WCQF vs. Anaheim on April 25 and had an assist in Game 3 on April 21.
2007-08: Despite only playing in 44 games, was T-13th among NHL rookies in goals...First Sharks player to score two goals (Marty Turco) in his NHL debut at Dallas on Oct. 29 (11th to post one goal)...Playoffs: Scored his first postseason goal in Game 7 of the WCQF vs. Calgary on April 22...Made NHL postseason debut and tallied an assist in Game 4 of the WCQF at Calgary on April 15.
2006-07: 11th among WHL goal scoring leaders and T-1st in shorthanded goals (six) and T-10th in game-winning goals (six)...Led team in points and goals...Named Player of the Month for February (22 points — 11 goals and 11 assists) in 14 games...WHL Performer of the Week for Feb. 8, where he scored three goals and nine points in four games...Selected for 2006 National Junior Team Development Camp in Calgary in July, but was unable to participate due to injury…Traded to Prince George before the season...Playoffs: Tied for the league lead in goals and game-winning goals (four), T-3rd in points and T-10th in assists.
2005-06: WHL Player of the Week for Nov. 7-13…Alternate captain for Saskatoon (WHL) led the Blades in goals and points (seventh in WHL) and was second in assists…Represented the WHL in the CHL-Russia Challenge…Playoffs: Fourth in the WHL in goals and 19th in points.
2004-05: Fourth on Saskatoon and T-22nd in the WHL in scoring…Second on the team and T-9th in the league in goals…Third on the team with eight power play goals…Fifth on the team in plus/minus (plus-20)…Won the “Hardest Shot” competition (96 mph) at the 2005 CHL Top Prospects Skills Showcase…Won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2005 IIHF Under-18 World Championship.
2003-04: Fourth on the team, first among team rookies and 14th among league rookies in points…T-3rd on the team in goals and fourth in power play goals (seven)...Won a gold medal with Canada’s Under-18 summer team at the 2009 2004 Junior World Cup…Won a silver medal with Team Pacific as team captain at the 2004 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
Personal: “Seto” and “Gucci” lists these favorites: Dave Matthews Band (musician); “Happy Gilmore” (movie — claims to have seen it 50 times); “Entourage” (television show); Robert DeNiro and Jessica Alba (actor/actress); Philadelphia Flyers (NHL team while growing up); the Canadian cities and New York City (NHL road cities); Forbes Mill (San Jose restaurant); Cabo San Lucas (vacation spot); nhl.com (web site); sushi (food); “FIFA 10” (video game); Christmas (holiday); Maxim (magazine); Chutes and Ladders (board game)…likes to play golf and the guitar…first job was working on the farm…memorable NHL/Sharks moment: scoring first overtime winner in Game 2 of the 2010 Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. Colorado…hockey idol is Eric Lindros…puts on his left side first when dressing…pet peeve: people who don’t finish their wine at dinner…most famous person in his cell phone directory: former teammate Jeremy Roenick…golf handicap is minus-7…likes to play at The Golf Club at Boulder Ridge in San Jose…started skating and playing hockey at three…wears Easton skates, size nine…oldest piece of protective gear: 6-year-old shoulder pads…partnered with Toronto’s Kris Versteeg to play hosts to a youth hockey camp in Coaldale, Alberta this past summer.