Traded to Toronto by Atlanta with Colin Stuart for Pavel Kubina and Tim Stapleton, July 1, 2009. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Rockford (AHL), October 9, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, November 26, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 5, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 11, 2012.
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