CAREER: In the 1st season of a 3-year contract...2007 Stanley Cup champion with ANA...2006 CCHA Best Defensive Forward and Humanitarian Award...2006 Michigan State Team MVP...Claimed off waivers by DET, 11/11/09...Traded to ANA from TB for Evgeni Artyukhin, 8/13/09.
2013-14: Notched his 1st goal of the season on 10/26 vs. NYR...Matched a career best with 2 goals, including the GWG, on 12/1 at OTT...Recorded his 3rd NHL fighting major on 10/17 at COL (Cory Sarich)...Played his 300th NHL game, 1/4 at DAL.
2012-13: Scored the GWG in Game 3 vs. CHI on 5/20...Missed 12 games with a broken hand...Committed just one minor penalty...Scored 2 GWG: 2/23 vs. NSH and 3/24 at ANA.
OTHER: Recorded 86 points (39-47-86) in 125 games with the Michigan State Spartans from 2003-06...Drew’s brother Ryan plays goaltender for BUF...Cousins Kip, Kevin and Kelly all played in the NHL (Kevin played for DET from 1990-92 and 2003-04).
2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs:
Last game: Scoreless on two shots in Game 6 of the CSF, May 12 vs. DET
- Played a career high 29:52 TOI in Game 2 of the CSF, May 3 @ DET
- Picked up an assist on three shots in Game 6 of the CQF, Apr. 27 vs. SJ
- Scored an empty-net goal in 15:12 TOI in Game 4 of the CQF, Apr. 23 vs. SJ
- Scored his first career playoff goal (GWG) in Game 2 of the CQF, Apr. 19 @ SJ
- Won his first Stanley Cup championship with the Ducks in 2007
- Marked his first appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs
- Appeared in three games, including Games 1 and 2 (May 28 & 30) of the Stanley Cup Final vs. Ottawa.
2008-09 Regular Season:
- Appeared in his second NHL season with Anaheim
- Earned points in six of his last 14 games (4-2=6) and 4-4=8 in his final 18
- Recorded a career-high three-game point streak (2-1=3) from Feb. 28-Mar. 19, including goals in a personal-best two straight (2-0=0) from Mar. 3-19
- His goal on Mar. 3 @ CHI was his first of the season and third of his career
- In 53 games with the Iowa Chops, collected 23-15=38 points with 10 PIM...at the time of his Mar. 19 recall, led Iowa in goals, shorthanded goals (4) and game-winning goals (5)
- Was named to the 2009 PlanetUSA AHL All-Star Team on Jan. 7 but did not participate in the AHL All-Star Game due to his Jan. 22 recall to Anaheim