2001 IIHF World Junior Championship

Attended National Junior Team Evaluation Camp in August, 2000 as well as in August, 1999 ... Injured during National Junior Team Selection Camp in December, 1999 ... Won gold medal with Canada's National Under 18 Team at 1998 Four Nations Under 18 Tournament in Slovakia ... Won gold medal with Ontario at 1998 World Under 17 HockeyTournament in Kitchener, ON

Captain of the OHL's Kingston Frontenacs since the 1999-2000 season ... NamedOHL Player of the Week ending on November 19, 2000, with 6 goals, and 5 assistsin 4 games ... Named the OHL's Most Gentlemanly Player in 1999-2000 ... NamedOHL's Player of the Month for November, 1999 ... Has one 6-point game in 1999-2000and eight 4-point games ... Scored points in 48 of 59 games during the 1999-2000season ... Kingston's Rookie of the Year in 1997-98 ... Kingston's 2nd roundselection in 1997 OHL PriorityDraft, 25th overall


Won Wexford City Championship in 1994 (Peewee), in 1996 (Bantam) and in 1997(Midget)

Scouting report

Good skater ... Has very good balance ... Very good puckhandler and passer ...Very tenacious checker ... Very smart and creative ... Very good on draws Outstandingcharacter and attitude

Nickname: Ziggy ... Son of Nick and Niki ... Has two sisters, Anne (26) and Karen(22) ... Favorite sport other than hockey: soccer ... Favorite movie: ShawshankRedemption ... Favorite CHL Road Arena: Oshawa Civic Centre ... Has been involvedin several charities such as the McDonald's Charity for Kids and the SunshineFoundation ... A high school honor role student ... Attends Queen's Universitysince the fall of2000