Scored team-leading 8th goal Nov. 22 at Cgy...Had points in three straight Nov 10-14 (2g-2a-4pts); scored GWG Nov. 14 at Wsh. & Nov. 11 vs. Min...Returned to lineup & posted 2a Nov. 10 at Bos...Missed six games Oct. 28-Nov. 7 (jaw)...Became third player in NJD history to record points in first five games (Oct. 9-21, 5g-2a-7pts) with team, joining N. Broten (7 games, 3g-6a-9pts) & B. Holik (5 games, 5g-2a-7pts); was 2nd player to score goals in first three games with NJ (D. Gilmour, 4 games)...Posted three multi-pt. games: 2a Nov. 10 at Bos., 1g-1a-2pts (PP/GWG) Oct. 14 at TB & 2g Oct. 9 at Phi...2013-14: Ranked third on Flames with 26g-19a-45pts in 63 games Led team in goal-scoring & reached the 25-goal mark for fifth time Also first with career-high eight GWG Reached the 500pt mark in NHL career with goal Apr. 4 at Fla Registered 12 multi-pt. games Scored 2g Mar. 14 at Dal. and Nov. 8 at Col Recorded season-high seven-game scoring streak Mar. 10-22 (8g-5a-13pts).
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 in 2013 Entry Draft, January 12, 2012.