Has been named as an alternate captain for the Flames ... tied a career high with three assists on Feb.5 ... missed Feb.7-11 with a lower body injury ... returned to the line-up on Feb.13 and netted his fifth career hat-trick, scored his 200th career goal, netted the game winner and added an assist ... had a pair of goals, his third multi-point game of the season, on Mar.3 ... had a pair of assists in back-to-back games on Mar.15 & 18 ... had his third multi-goal game of the season, including the game winner on Mar.27 ... scored the game winner on Apr.8 ... played in his 600th career game on Apr.13 ... had a pair of assists on Apr. 19 ... had his second consecutive multi-point game (1+1) on Apr. 21 ... had his second career fight when he took on Kris Russell from STL on Apr. 25
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.