Toby Petersen
Toby Petersen
Stars - Center
NUMBER: 34
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
WEIGHT: 195
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 10/27/1978
AGE: 35
BIRTHPLACE: Minneapolis, MN, USA
DRAFTED: PIT: 1998-244 overall
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

MOST GOALS, GAME: 3, at OTT on 10/16/01
MOST ASSISTS, GAME: 2 (3x), MR vs. TOR on 11/1/01
MOST POINTS, GAME: 3, at OTT on 10/16/01
MOST PIM, GAME: 2 (22x), MR at SJS on 3/5/11
MOST SHOTS, GAME: 7 (3x), MR vs. COL on 4/7/11
GOAL SCORING STREAK: 2 games (2x), MR 11/30/08-12/2/08 (2-0-0)br /> ASSIST SCORING STREAK: 3 games, 12/15/06-12/21/06 (0-3-3)br /> POINT SCORING STREAK: 5 games, 11/30/08-12/10/08 (3-2-5)br /> FIRST NHL GAME: at OTT on 12/5/00
FIRST NHL GOAL: at DET on 12/10/00
FIRST NHL POINT: at DET on 12/10/00

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

    Pittsburgh's ninth-round selection (244th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft
    Signed as a free agent by Edmonton on 7/30/04
    Signed as a free agent by Dallas on 7/16/07

Toby Petersen is entering his ninth NHL season and his fifth season with Dallas. Last season, Petersen skated in his 300th career NHL game at NYI on 10/9/10  Petersen has never accured more than 14 PIM in an NHL season and has appeared in 18 NHL playoff games, recording one goal in that span. During his time with the Iowa Stars (AHL) in 2007-08, was named the team's MVP after tallying 51 points (21-30-51) in 63 games.

Personal

    Contract Status: Through 2011-12 season
    Married to wife Alexa, with two sons: Bjorn and Elliott
    First Job: Hockey school instructor
    Favorite Actor: Will Ferrell
    Favorite Movie: Field of Dreams
    Most Memorable Hockey Moment: Playing with Mario Lemieux in Pittsburgh
    Favorite Sport (other than hockey): Baseball (Minnesota Twins fan)
    Contract Status: Through 2011-12 season