|BIRTHPLACE:||Richmond, BC, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||NSH: 2002-102 overall|
|Traded to Anaheim by Nashville for future considerations, June 25, 2007. Traded to Tampa Bay by Anaheim with Anaheim's 7th round choice (David Carle) in 2008 Entry Draft for Jay Leach, February 26, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 13, 2009. Claimed on waivers by Dallas from Los Angeles, February 11, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, September 1, 2011. Traded to Tampa Bay by Chicago for future considerations, February 21, 2012. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 11, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 20, 2013.|
Has skated in 102 career regular season games over four seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Los Angeles Kings and Dallas Stars, registering 11 goals and 11 assists for 22 points, along with 83 penalty minutes. 2011-12: Made his 100th career NHL appearance on Mar. 29 at New Jersey. 2010-11: Established career-highs in games played (46) and penalty minutes (41). 2009-10: Split the season between Los Angeles and Dallas. ... Established career-highs in goals (six), assists (six), points (12), plus/minus rating (plus-three), game-winning goals (two), and shots (55). ... Recorded his first NHL point with an assist on Dec. 31 at Minnesota. ... Notched his first career goal on Jan. 9 vs. St. Louis. 2008-09: Made his NHL debut on Mar. 3 vs. Pittsburgh.
2011-12: Split the season between Rockford and Norfolk. ... Ranked fourth on Rockford in goals (13) and seventh in points (25) at the time of his trade on Feb. 21. ... Recorded a career-high, four-point performance in the season finale on Apr. 15 at Adirondack (one goal, three assists). ... Established playoff career-highs in goals (five), assists (four) and points (nine). ... Tied for fourth on the team in playoff goals and eighth in assists to help Norfolk capture the 2012 Calder Cup Championship. ... Tied for eighth in the league in playoff goals. 2010-11: Recorded 10 points (two goals, eight assists) in an eight-game span from Feb. 20 at Milwaukee to Mar. 5 vs. Houston. 2009-10: Tallied three assists on Oct. 18 vs. Springfield. 2008-09: Established career-highs in goals (26), assists (26) and points (52).. ... Ranked second on the team in goals, tied for third in assists and tied for fourth in points. ... Notched a hat trick, including the game-winning goal, on Apr. 10 at Binghamton.. ... Named to the 2009 Canadian AHL All-Star Team, tallying one assist in the contest on Jan. 26. 2007-08: Split the season between Portland and Norfolk. ... Ended the season with a five-game point streak from Apr. 4 vs. Albany to Apr. 12 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (three goals, three assists). 2006-07: Ranked second on the team in goals (20), eighth in points (29) and fifth in penalty minutes (84). 2005-06: Established career-highs in games played (79) and penalty minutes (124). 2004-05: Registered a three-game point streak from Jan. 16 at St. John’s to Jan. 20 at San Antonio (one goal, three assists). 2003-04: Tallied an assist while making his AHL debut on Jan. 8 vs. Cincinnati. ... Notched his first AHL goal and a plus-three rating on Jan. 17 at Cincinnati.
Played in 242 career games with Calgary (WHL), recording 108 goals and 198 points with 358 PIM. 2003-04: Established a career-high in plus/minus rating (plus-19). 2002-03: Ranked second on the team in goals (31), fifth in assists (27), fourth in points (58), and first in power play goals (16). 2001-02: Established career-highs in goals (43), assists (40), points (83), power play goals (18), game-winning goals (seven), and penalty minutes (122). ... Led the team in power play goals and plus/minus rating (plus-17), ranked second in points, fourth in assists, and tied for second in goals. ... Tied for ninth in the league in goals and power play goals, and ranked 15th in points. ... Notched his first career hat trick on Dec. 16 vs. Medicine Hat. 2000-01: Registered a three-game point streak from Oct. 22 at Swift Current to Oct. 28 vs. Moose Jaw (two goals, two assists). 1999-00: Made his WHL debut on Sept. 26 vs. Lethbridge … Recorded his first career WHL point with an assist on Oct. 7 vs. Lethbridge. ... Tallied his first career WHL goal on Dec. 10 at Moose Jaw.
June 23, 2002 -- Selected by Nashville in fourth round, No. 102 overall, of 2002 NHL Entry Draft. June 25, 2007 -- Traded by Nashville to Anaheim in exchange for future considerations. Feb. 26, 2008 -- Traded by Anaheim with 2008 seventh-round pick (David Carle) to Tampa Bay in exchange for Jay Leach. July 13, 2009 -- Signed with Los Angeles as an unrestricted free agent. Feb. 11, 2010 -- Claimed by Dallas off waivers from Los Angeles. Feb. 21, 2012 -- Traded by Dallas to Tampa Bay in exchange for Matt Fornato. July 11, 2012 -- Signed with Rangers as an unrestricted free agent.
LONGEST POINT STREAK: 4 from 12/2/10 to 12/8/10 (2 goals, 3 assists)
LONGEST GOAL STREAK: 2 from 3/14/10 to 3/16/10 (3 goals)
LONGEST ASSIST STREAK: 2 from 12/4/10 to 12/6/10 (3 assists)
MOST GOALS, GAME: 2 on March 14, 2010 (Dallas vs. Colorado)
MOST ASSISTS, GAME: 2 on Dec. 4, 2010 (Dallas vs. Minnesota)
MOST POINTS, GAME: 2 (five times) (last -- Dec. 4, 2010) (Dallas vs. Minnesota) (2 assists)
MOST PIM, GAME: 7 (twice) (last -- Nov. 11, 2010) (Dallas at Los Angeles)
MOST SHOTS, GAME: 6 on March 14, 2010 (Dallas vs. Colorado)
FIRST NHL GAME: March 3, 2009 (Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh)
FIRST NHL GOAL: Jan. 9, 2010 (Los Angeles vs. St. Louis) (C. Mason)
FIRST NHL ASSIST: Dec. 31, 2009 (Los Angeles at Minnesota)
CAREER IN THE SHOOTOUT