2014-15: Played in 500th career NHL game 12/11 at WSH... Recorded assist on 19:09 TOI in season debut 12/9 vs. PHI.
2013-14: Led CBJ in FO% (52.9, T-27th in NHL) and PIM (98); ranked 2nd in hits (234)... Set career high with 31st assist on 4/4 vs. CHI... Recorded career-high 4P (1G-3A), 12/10 vs. NJD... Finished T-2nd on CBJ with12 multipoint games.
Career: Led CBJ in points-per-game (0.69) and finished T-1st on the team in assists (18) in 2012-13... Led Team USA in scoring at 2010 IIHF World Championships (6GP; 3-7-10) Finished 7th in NHL rookie scoring race in 2007-08 (82GP; 14-26-40) Registered 1st career Gordie Howe Hat Trick (1G-1A, fight vs. M. Komisarek) on 2/19/08 at MTL Scored 1st career NHL goal on 11/8/07 vs. PIT (opposing G: M-A Fleury) Spent 4 seasons with WHL's Portland Winterhawks (2002-06), tallying 234GP; 82-148-230.
WHL West Second All-Star Team (2004, 2006)
Traded to Columbus by NY Rangers with Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon and NY Rangers' 1st round choice (Kerby Rychel) in 2013 Entry Draft for Rick Nash, Steven Delisle and Columbus' 3rd round choice (Pavel Buchnevich) in 2013 Entry Draft, July 23, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Alaska (ECHL), October 1, 2012.