2011-12: Has nine points (2+7), 22 PIM in 27 games played with the Rochester Americans (AHL)...
Traded to Washington by Boston with Boston's 1st (Jeff Schultz) and 2nd (Michail Yunkov) round choices in 2004 Entry Draft for Sergei Gonchar, March 3, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Spartak Moscow (KHL), June 13, 2012. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (KHL), January 31, 2013.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp