2001 IIHF World Junior Championship

Attended Canada's National Junior Team's Evaluation Camp in August, 2000 ... Playedwith a North American Selects Team in Russia in 1996

Sudbury's 4th round choice, 69th overall, in the 1998 OHL Priority Draft


Played all his minor hockey in Thunder Bay, ON ... Captured regional Bantam Championshipwith Thunder Bay Kings in 1996 ... Most Gentlemanly Player at 1995 Kobe Cup OntarioBantam Championship

Scouting report
Very good all round skater with good quickness and speed ... Very smart and creativearound the net ... Relentless on the forecheck ... Very responsible defensively...Very intense and determined

Nicknames: Jay, Jasps, Spurs ... Son of Harry and Karen ... Has three brothers,Shawn (21), Nathan (16) and Travis (13) ... Favorite player: Peter Forsberg ...Favorite hobby: Camping ... Favorite sport other than hockey: Football ... Spent7 days inMoscow and 7 days in St. Petersburg with a North American Select Team