Posted 1a Nov. 21 at Edm...Had points in two straight Nov. 6-7 (1g-1a-2pts)...Made NHL season debut Nov. 4 vs. StL; recalled from Alb. (AHL) Nov. 3...Had 1g-4a-5pts in nine games with A-Devils...Re-signed with NJD on Jul. 2 2013-14: Saw action in 78 games during third season with New Jersey; games-played total was his most since 2008-09 (81, Van.) Total included 69 straight appearances from Oct. 3 season-opener at Pit. through Mar. 18 vs. Bos...Posted 3g-9a-12pts overall; nine assists were his most since 2010-11 (10, Fla.) Recorded points in back-to-back games twice over a seven-game span: Dec. 10-13 (2a) and Nov. 30-Dec. 2 (2g) Played in his 500th career NHL game Dec. 20 vs. Ana.; posted 100th career assist Dec. 13 at Pit.; and played in his 100th game as a Devil Nov. 20 at Ana....Notched first career OT/second game-winning tally with New Jersey Nov. 30 vs. Buf Registered team season-high (tie) 12 penalty minutes Jan. 28 at StL.; total included one minor and one ten-minute misconduct.
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2002) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2003, 2004) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2003)
Traded to Buffalo by San Jose with San Jose's 1st round choice (Tyler Ennis) in 2008 Entry Draft for Brian Campbell and Buffalo's 7th round choice (Drew Daniels) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008. Traded to Vancouver by Buffalo for Los Angeles' 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Buffalo selected Brayden McNabb) in 2009 Entry Draft and Vancouver's 2nd round choice (later traded to Columbus Columbus selected Petr Straka) in 2010 Entry Draft, July 4, 2008. Traded to Florida by Vancouver with Michael Grabner and Vancouver's 1st round choice (Quinton Howden) in 2010 Entry Draft for Keith Ballard and Victor Oreskovich, June 25, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Albany (AHL), October 26, 2011. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, January 30, 2012.