Posted 1a Apr. 11 vs. NYI...Has played in eight of last 12 contests; appeared in 69 consecutive games to begin season...Registered team season-high (tie) 12 PIM Jan. 28 at StL...Appeared in 500th NHL game Dec. 20 vs. Ana...Had points in back-to-back games Dec. 10-13 (2a); recorded 100th career assist Dec. 13 at Pit...Also notched goals in two straight games Nov. 30-Dec. 2 (2g); scored first career OT tally Nov. 30 vs. Buf...Collected first goal/point of season Oct. 17 at Ott...2012-13: Appeared in 47 of 48 games; was a healthy “scratch” Apr. 25 vs. Pit…Finished with 8g-7a-15pts overall; 8g were his most since 2009-10 (11)…Posted career high 2g (tie) twice: Mar. 30 at Fla. & Feb. 3 at NYI…Notched 1st GWG in a Devils’ sweater during Feb. 3 contest…Recorded assists/points in back-to-back games Apr. 7-10 (2a)…Unsuccessful on 1st career PS attempt Feb. 23 at Wsh. (vs. B. Holtby).
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.