Traded to Kamloops (WHL) by Swift Current (WHL) for Paul Diniset and Kamloops' 3rd round choice (Kyle Moir) in 2001 WHL Bantam Draft, November 24, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Boston, September 19, 2001. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to wrist injury vs. Red Deer (WHL), October 20, 2001. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Boston, November 29, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 1, 2009. Missed majority of 2011-12 as a healthy reserve.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday