2014-15: Played in 200th career NHL game 10/23 at SJS... Recorded first goal of season 10/9 at BUF.
2013-14: Tallied 13-11-24 in 22GP w/Springfield... Scored 1st goal for CBJ on 11/25 at TOR (Reimer)... Made CBJ debut on 10/19 at WSH.
Career: Had career-high 4-game point streak from 3/7-3/12/13 (1-3-4)... Finished 2nd on FLA in hits with 96 in 2012-13... Skated in 100th career NHL game on 10/24/11 at MTL... Recorded 1st career NHL goal and assist on 1/8/08 at MTL (w/CHI)... Made NHL debut on 12/30/07 vs. LAK (w/CHI)... Won NCAA championship with Wisconsin in 2006... One of a record-setting 8 American-born players selected in the 1st round of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft... Member of Team USA at the IIHF World U18 Championships in 2004 (silver) and 2005 (gold) as well as the IIHF World Junior Championships in 2006 and 2007 (silver)... Also represented USA at 2011 IIHF World Championship.
Traded to Florida by Chicago with Hugh Jessiman and David Pacan for Michael Frolik and Alexander Salak, February 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Rosenborg (Norway), October 11, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 7, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to upper-body injury at Colorado, December 31, 2013. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 1, 2014. Claimed on waivers by Columbus from NY Islanders, October 5, 2014.