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Andy Greene
Andy Greene
Defenseman  - NJD
Number: 6
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 190
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 30, 1982  (Age 33)
Birthplace: Trenton, MI, United States
Acquired: Signed as a free agent by DEVILS, April 4, 2006.
2012-13: One of six players in Devils’ lineup – and one of just two defensemen (M.Zidlicky) – to see action in all 48 games...Led squad with career-high plus-12 mark; improved from previous year’s +3 showing...Finished tied for first among the club’s defensemen with four goals(Zidlicky); was second with 12assists/16 points (Zidlicky,15a/19pts)...Recorded four two- point games, most recently 1g-1a-2pts Mar. 29 at Tampa Bay... Matched career high with points in five straight games Feb. 2-9 (2g-6a-8pts); posted three of his 2pt outings over 4 games during that stretch... Notched first career shorthanded goal Feb. 2 at Pittsburgh...2011-12: Fourth among Devils’ defensemen with 16 pts after finishing first during each of the previous two seasons; was third with 15a...Totals showed three 2pt games: 1g- 1a Mar. 17 vs. Pittsburgh, 2a Nov. 21 at Florida and 2a Oct. 25 at Los Angeles...Reached 100pt mark in NHL career Mar. 17...Posted assists/points in back-to-back games Nov. 15-16 (2a)...Appeared in his 300th career NHL contest Oct. 29 at Dallas...Returned to lineup/activated from Injured Reserve List Jan. 31 vs. NY Rangers after missing 22 contests Dec. 8-Jan. 24 with non-displaced toe fracture...Missed 2 games Nov. 3-5 with lower body injury...Appeared in all 24 playoff games; posted lone point with assist in game two of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Florida...2010-11: One of four players in Devils’ lineup (D. Clarkson & T. Zajac) and one of just two defensemen (H. Tallinder) to appear in all 82 games...First among the squad’s defensemen for second straight campaign with 4g-19a- 23pts overall, as well as 1g-5a-6pts with the man advantage...Scored three of 4g on the road; 14 of 19a at home...Recorded points in back-to-back games three times: Jan. 17-20 (2a), Jan. 6-8 (1g-1a-2pts) and Nov. 10-12 (3a)...Posted three season-high two-assist efforts: Jan. 14 at Tampa Bay, Nov. 22 vs. Washington and Nov. 10 vs. Buffalo...2009-10: Recipient of Unsung Hero Award as voted by his teammates...Appeared in 78 games overall, including 73 straight from Oct. 17 vs. Carolina through Apr. 6 at Atlanta...Finished first among Devils’ defensemen with career-high 6g-31a-37pts and second at +9 (P. Martin, +10)...Tied for second on team (w/5 others) with four game-winning goals (Z. Parise, 5)...Recorded points in career-high five straight games (since tied) Nov.4-12 (2g-4a-6pts); set team mark by scoring or assisting on GWG in five straight team games...Stretch included: power play assist (on GWG) Nov. 4 vs. Washington, PPA (on GWG) Nov. 6 vs. NY Islanders, PP tally/first career GWG Nov. 7 at Ottawa, 2a (1a on GWG) Nov. 11 vs. Anaheim and GWG Nov. 12 at Pittsburgh...Recorded seven multiple-point games, including first career two-goal game Dec. 9 vs. Carolina...Appeared in his 200th career NHL contest Mar. 23 vs. Columbus...Added 1g- 1a 2pts in ECQF vs. Philadelphia...Represented Team USA at World Championships, marking first-ever international action...2008-09: Forty-nine games played, 7a/9pts fell short of previous season’s totals (59 GP, 8a/10pts); 2g matched 2007-08 mark...Appeared in 35 straight contestsDec.19-Mar.3; did not see action in more than six straight contests (Oct.16- 29) during any other stretch...Total included 100th career NHL game Jan. 10 at Los Angeles...Recorded two multiple-point games: career-high 3a/pts (3pts since tied) Oct. 29 vs. Toronto and 2a Oct. 22 vs. Dallas...Posted points in back-to-back games Oct. 18-22 (1g-2a-3pts)...Missed 18 games Nov. 1-Dec.13 with broken hand suffered Oct. 29 vs.Toronto... Made his season debut Oct.16 at Atlanta...2007-08: Completed his first full NHL campaign by appearing in 59 games... Saw action in 28 of the last 50 contests overall; played in season-high 23 straight to start campaign through Nov. 24...Completed season with 2g-8a-10pts overall, including 1g-4a-5pts in his last 21 appearances... Posted career-high three-game point-scoring streak (since surpassed) Jan.8-12 (1g-2a-3pts); notched first goal of season Oct. 6 at Florida...One of four first-year players on Devils’ opening-night roster (N. Bergfors, Clarkson & R. Pelley); considered a rookie despite games-played total (23) during 2006-07 season...Saw action in two post-season contests...2006-07: Played in season-high 18 straight NHL games Feb.27-Apr.5 to surpass 5-game stretch Jan.12-20...Had points in back-to-back games for first time Mar. 17-20 (2a)...Recorded first career NHL goal with PP tally Mar. 8 at Pittsburgh... Recalled from Lowell (AHL) Feb.27 for first NHL action since Jan. 20 vs. Philadelphia; posted first NHL point with assist that afternoon...American Hockey League totals showed 5g-16a-21pts and 28 penalty minutes with +6 mark in 52 games played through Apr.8 re-assignment... Stats included two season-high 3-game point-scoring streaks: Jan.21-27 (2g- 1a-3pts) and Dec. 29-Jan. 5 (1g-3a-4pts)... Totals also showed 2g Dec. 15 vs. Providence...Made his Devils/NHL debut Jan. 12 vs. Atlanta; recalled from Lowell that morning...Represented PlanetUSA at 2007 AHL All-Star Game and had 1a... Recalled by New Jersey just prior to ECQF series vs. Tampa Bay...One of three Devils’ rookies (J. Oduya & Zajac) to make their NHL post-season debut in game 1 vs.Lightning...Attended first Devils/NHL training camp, Sept.2006; assigned to Lowell Oct. 3...Made pro debut Oct. 7 vs. Albany... Completed his first pro season after signing free-agent contract Apr. 4, 2006; was not drafted...OTHER: Joined organization after four seasons, 2002-03 to 2005-06, with Miami University of Ohio (CCHA)...Red Hawks’ totals showed 27g-87a-114pts and 256 PIM in 159 career games played...First among CCHA defensemen with career-high 7g-27a-34pts during junior season...Finished first in scoring among Miami’s defensemen during each of his four seasons (tie,’05-06); appeared in every game during that span...Recipient of Miami’s Gary DeLonge Most Valuable Player Award in 2004-05; named Miami’s Rookie of the Year in 2002-03...Prior to collegiate career, spent three seasons with Compuware (NAHL); helped lead Ambassadors to 2002 Robertson Cup Championship.