2013-14: Earned an assist and won 74% (17/23) of his faceoffs at EDM, Dec. 3…Had an assist at MIN, Nov. 27…Scored a goal vs. COL, Nov. 21…Scored the GDG and had an assist vs. WSH, Nov. 9…Scored the GDG in the shootout vs. VAN, Nov. 5…Scored a goal (1-0-1) and the GDG in the shootout at SJS, Nov. 2…Scored a goal and won 19/26 (73%) of his faceoffs vs. NSH, Oct. 31…Scored a goal vs. DET, Oct. 19…Scored a goal and won 22/29 (76%) of his faceoffs at ANA, Oct. 18…Collected 1-1-2 at DET, Oct. 10.
2012-13: Registered 13-8-21 and 36 PIM in 48 games…Extended his consecutive games played streak to 310 (6th longest in the NHL entering 2013-14)…His 13 goals and 3 GWGs both tied for the team lead…Led all PHX forwards in shifts/game (24.3)…Led the team and ranked 6th in the NHL in FO% (57.4%).
NOTES: Has also played for OTT and CBJ…Has played in 58 career playoff games reaching 2 conference finals and 1 Stanley Cup Final…Owns a career face-off percentage of 55.9% (Has taken 9,552 draws).
AHL All-Rookie Team (2003)
Missed majority of 2001-02 due to neck injury in Team Canada Jr. Selection Camp, June 3, 2001. Traded to Columbus by Ottawa for Pascal Leclaire and Columbus' 2nd round choice (Robin Lehner) in 2009 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009. Traded to Phoenix by Columbus for Curtis McElhinney, Ottawa's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Philadelphia Philadelphia selected Anthony Stolarz) in 2012 Entry Draft and Phoenix's 4th round choice (later traded to Philadelphia, later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Justin Auger) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 22, 2012.