PIJHL First All-Star Team (2000) PIJHL Rookie of the Year (2000) BCHL First All-Star Team (2002) BCHL MVP (2002) Canadian Junior "A" Player of the Year (2002) CCHA All-Rookie Team (2003) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2003) CCHA Rookie of the Year (2003) CCHA First All-Star Team (2005) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2005)
Traded to NY Islanders by Los Angeles with Denis Grebeshkov for Mark Parrish and Brent Sopel, March 8, 2006. Missed majority of 2009-10 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), July 6, 2011.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings