Manny Malhotra (C)
Signed a 25-game professional tryout agreement with the Checkers on 10/3/13 ... Veteran of 864 career NHL games ... Won the Calder Cup with Hartford (AHL) in 2000 ... Drafted 7th overall in the 1998 NHL Draft by NYR.
2012-13: Played in nine games for Vancouver, going scoreless, before being put on injured reserve.
2011-12: In first full season back from an eye injury, recorded seven goals and 11 assists for 18 points in 78 games with Vancouver ... Ranked fourth in the league with a 58.5 percent faceoff-win percentage.
2010-11: Scored first goal as a Canuck at MIN on 10/22 ... Near end of the season, he was struck in the eye with a puck and required two surgeries ... Recorded his third straight 30-point season with 11 goals and 19 assists in 72 games ... Was able to return for the Stanley Cup Final, playing in five games for the Canucks.
2009-10: Scored a career-high 14 goals and added 19 assists for 33 points in his only season with San Jose ... Added one goal in 15 playoff games for the Sharks.
2008-09: Recorded a career-high 24 assists and 35 points over 77 games in his last season with Columbus, which helped the team earn a playoff spot for the first time in franchise history.
2007-08: Recorded a single game career high of three points (2g, 1a) at DET (3/17/08).