Player Profile

International
Won gold medal with Canada's National Under 18 Team at 1998 Under 18 Four Nations Tournament in the Czech Republic

CHL
OHL Player of the Week for the week finishing on October 22, with 7 goals and2 assists in 3 games ... Two of the seven goals scored over this time were scoredon penalty shots ... Erie's top scorer in 1999-00 ... CHL's Scholastic Playerof the Year in 1999-2000 ... Played in 2000 CHL Top Prospects Game ... VotedBest Stickhandler, Smartest Player and Most Dangerous Scorer in 1999-2000 OHLCoaches Poll ... Selected to 1998-99 OHL 2nd All-Rookie Team ... Erie's 1st roundselection, 12th overall inthe 1998 OHL Priority Draft

Other
Assistant captain with Team Ontario at 1999 Canada Winter Games ... MVP and TopScorer at the 1998 Kobe Cup Ontario Bantam Championship ... Played his minorhockey in Mississaugaand Toronto

Scouting report
Good skater with a good stride ... Very good hands and is a good passer and playmaker... Very good shooter ... Very good hockey sense ... Very creative and determined... Excellent from the blueline in

Personal
Nicknames: Boomer, Boysie ... Son of Robert and Mary ... Has one brother, Jeff(20) and two sisters, Jacquie (16) and Jennifer (14) ... Sisters Jacquie andJennifer compete in figure skating ... Was named the Central Ontario Umpire ofthe Year in 1996 ... Captain of the Mississauga Rattlers in 1998 when they wonthe North American Under 21 Roller Hockey Championship in August, 1998 ... FavoriteNHL Team: Ottawa ... Favorite sport other than hockey: Rugby ... Favorite NHLPlayer: Wayne Gretzky