NHL Foundation Player Award (2012)
Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to knee injury vs. Boston, December 30, 1999. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to elbow injury in practice, October 4, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Zug (Swiss), November 1, 2004. Traded to Nashville by Ottawa for Nashville's 1st round choice (Stefan Noesen) in 2011 Entry Draft and Nashville's 3rd round choice (Jarrod Maidens) in 2012 Entry Draft , February 10, 2011.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings