Leads NJ with 7g-15a-22pts; needs 4a to reach 300 in his career...Has posted four season-high 3pt. games: 1g-2a Nov. 22 at Vancouver, 1g-2a (PPG) Nov. 14 vs. Pittsburgh, 1g-2a Oct. 24 at Buffalo & 3a Oct. 22 at Ottawa...Posted 1g-1a-2pts Oct. 10 at Washington...Recorded seventh career GDG Oct. 31 vs. NY Islanders...Had points in four straight games Oct. 18-24 (2g-6a-8pts)...Had points in back-to-back games four times, most recently Nov. 22-25 (1g-3a-4pts)...2014-15: Led Devils with 27g, eight GWG, nine PPG and 156 shots Reached 25-goal mark for sixth time in 12 NHL seasons; GWG total was tied (4 others) for third most in NHL Goal-total was the most ever by a Devils FA acquisition during first season with team Became third player in team history with points in first five games with squad (Oct. 9-18, 5g-2a-7pts) Was second player to score goals in first 3 games (D. Gilmour, 4 games) Scored first two SHG of NHL career: Mar. 31 at Columbus and Feb. 20 (ENG).
OPJHL Rookie of the Year (1998) CCHA First All-Star Team (2001) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2001) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2002) NCAA West First All-American Team (2002) AHL Second All-Star Team (2005) Willie Marshall Award (AHL - Top Goal-scorer) (2005)
Missed majority of 2002-03 due to head injury vs. San Jose, January 28, 2003. Traded to Calgary by Los Angeles with Calgary's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected Mitch Wahl) in 2008 Entry Draft for Calgary's 1st round choice (later traded to Anaheim Anaheim selected Jake Gardiner) in 2008 Entry Draft and Calgary's 2nd round choice (later traded to Carolina Carolina selected Brian Dumoulin) in 2009 Entry Draft, June 20, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 1, 2009. Traded to Calgary by Montreal with Karri Ramo and Montreal's 5th round choice (Ryan Culkin) in 2012 Entry Draft for Rene Bourque, Patrick Holland and Calgary's 2nd round choice (Zachary Fucale) in 2013 Entry Draft, January 12, 2012. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 1, 2014.