OHL First All-Star Team (2001) Canadian Major Junior Sportsman of the Year (2003)
Claimed on waivers by Vancouver from Toronto, June 25, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Mytischi (KHL), October 4, 2010. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, January 17, 2011. Claimed on waivers by San Jose from St. Louis, January 18, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, September 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Zug (Swiss), September 11, 2013. <19 Officially announced his retirement, October 10, 2013.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings