Appeared in his sixth NHL season, his first with Edmonton…was traded from Dallas to Edmonton for a third-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Jan. 14…earned 0-6=6 points with a +6 rating and 32 PIM in 25 games…ranked third on Edmonton in plus/minus (+6) and hits (88), and fifth in PIM and blocked shots (53)…tied his career high in both points and assists with his second career multi-point/assist game (0-2=2), Apr. 27 vs. VAN…logged a season-high 21:15 TOI, Feb. 23 vs. PHX.
Signed by Anaheim to a one-year contract through 2013-14, Aug. 20, 2013…2011-12:
Appeared in his fifth NHL season with Dallas…earned 0-2=2 points with 41 PIM in 60 games…played in his 200th NHL game, Oct. 10 vs. PHX…2010-11:
Appeared in his fourth NHL season with Dallas…earned 2-3=5 points with 44 PIM in 57 games…scored goals in back to back games, Dec. 28 vs. NSH and Dec. 29 vs. DET…2009-10:
Appeared in his third NHL season with Dallas…earned 1-9=10 points with a +27 rating and 69 PIM in 67 games…scored his first career NHL goal, Oct. 22 vs. LA…recorded career highs in points, assists, plus/minus (+27) and PIM (69)…notched a career-high 15 PIM, Jan. 27 vs. CGY…earned two separate career high two-game point streaks, Jan. 6-Jan. 8 and Jan. 27-Jan. 29…2008-09:
Appeared in his second season with Dallas…earned 0-4=4 points with 42 PIM in 36 games…notched a career-high six shots, Feb. 26 vs. STL…recorded a career-high 24:53 TOI, Apr. 10 vs. ANA…2007-08:
Appeared in his first NHL season with Dallas…made it into the Conference Finals with the Stars, going scoreless in nine games before the team lost in six games to DET…scored his first career NHL point (assist) in his fourth game, Jan. 2 vs. DET…recorded a career-high +3 rating, Jan. 17 vs. SJ…made his NHL debut, Dec. 23 vs. MTL…2006-07:
Made his professional debut with Iowa (AHL), scoring 2-22=24 points with a +3 rating and 83 PIM in 80 games…reached the second round of the AHL playoffs, going scoreless in 12 games…Miscellaneous:
Played five seasons with the Vancouver Giants (WHL) from 2001-06, earning 11-47=58 points with a +2 rating and 453 PIM in 214 games…his best season was 2005-06 when he had 7-22=29 points with a +30 rating and 148 PIM…made the WHL playoffs four times with Vancouver, recording 2-12=14 points with an even rating and 86 PIM in 44 games…won the WHL championship with Vancouver in 2005-06…appeared in five games of the Memorial Cup, going scoreless with 22 PIM.
Mark and his wife, Geena, have a son (Myles, 1) and expect their second child in March…enjoys playing golf, watching movies and playing video games…grew up in Edmonton, Alberta…his favorite player growing up was Scott Stevens…his best hockey moment was winning the WHL championship and playing in the Memorial Cup…Twitter handle is @Fistric45