NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2004) AHL Second All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, May 12, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, August 2, 2007. Traded to Los Angeles by Edmonton for Colten Teubert, Los Angeles' 1st round choice (Oscar Klefborn) in 2011 Entry Draft and Los Angeles' 3rd round choice (Daniil Zharkov) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 28, 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