|BIRTHPLACE:||Saskatoon, SK, CAN|
|Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, April 17, 2008. Traded to Minnesota by Philadelphia for Minnesota's 3rd round choice (later traded to Dallas, later traded to Pittsburgh Pittsburgh selected Jake Guentzel) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 27, 2011. Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota with Nick Palmieri for Mke Rupp, February 4, 2013.|
2012-13: Acquired from MIN, along with Nick Palmieri, in exchange for Mike Rupp on Feb. 4 ... Was credited with two hits while making his Rangers debut on Feb. 5 at NJD ... Skated in his 300th career NHL game on Feb. 17 vs. WSH ... Tied for third among MIN forwards with five blocked shots at the time of his trade ... Made his Rangers playoff debut in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on May 2 at WSH ... Was credited with seven hits and two blocked shots in 8:02 of ice time in Game 2 of the Eastern Confer- ence Quarterfinals on May 4 at WSH ... Missed the last nine playoff games due to injury. 2011-12: Recorded 13 points (6 goals, 7 assists) and 57 PIM in 82 games during first season with Minnesota. ... One of three Wild players to skate in all 82 games. ... Set career-highs in games played, shots (109), PIM, TOI/game (13:59) and blocked shots (91). ... Ranked second on team in hits (153) and shorthanded TOI. ... Ranked second among NHL forwards with 91 blocked shots and 14th in shorthanded TOI (2:27). ... Notched goal and five blocked shots vs. LA (3/31). ... Logged six hits at Florida (2/23). ... Tallied a goal and season-high seven hits at Philadelphia (1/17). ... Logged 18:00 and blocked five shots vs. N.Y. Islanders (12/17). ... Skated season-high 18:03 vs. Chicago (12/14). ... Registered season-best two points (one goal, one assist) and career-best plus-3 rating at Los Angeles (12/8). ... Tallied game-winning goal at Calgary (11/8). 2010-11: Registered 17 points (seven goals, 10 assists) and 41 PIM in 81 games with Philadelphia. ... Set career-highs in assists and points. ... Led the Flyers and ranked tied for 21st in the
NHL with a career-high 196 hits. ... Played in 200th career game at New Jersey (4/1). ... Scored a shorthanded goal on a penalty shot at Tampa Bay (2/15). ... Logged season-high 18:16 of ice time at WSH (11/7). ... Recorded one assist in 11 playoff games for Philadelphia. ... Missed one game due to injury. 2009-10: Recorded 15 points (nine goals, six assists) in 63 games with Philadelphia. ... Tallied career-high nine goals. ... Finished second on team in hits (183). ... Notched assist and careerhigh 15 PIM vs. Montreal (2/12). ... Tallied goal and assist vs. Dallas (1/12). ... Recorded two assists at Pittsburgh (1/7). ... Skated in all 23 playoff games for Flyers. ... Posted assist in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final at Chicago (5/29). 2008-09: Missed 16 games due to injury. Tallied 11 points (six goals, five assists) in 60 games during rookie season with Philadelphia. ... Recipient of the Pelle Lindbergh Memorial Trophy as the Flyer who has most improved from the previous season, as voted by his teammates. ... Recorded a penalty shot goal at Ottawa (4/4). ... Recorded two assists vs. TOR (4/3) for his first career multi-point game. ... Logged career-high 18:42 in ice time vs. Washington (12/20). ... Recorded his first NHL goal (Yann Danis) vs. N.Y. Islanders (12/9). ... Made NHL debut at New Jersey (10/24)...Notched three points (1-2=3) in six playoff games. ... Posted first career NHL playoff goal in Game 2 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinal at Pittsburgh (4/17). ... Made NHL playoff debut in Game 1 at Pittsburgh (4/15). ... Missed 10 games due to injury.
2009-10: Skated in eight games with Philadelphia Phantoms and collected seven points (four goals, three assists). 2007-08: Tallied 23 points (nine goals, 14 assists) and 133 PIM in 76 games with Philadelphia. ... Led team with four shorthanded goals. ... Scored first career playoff goal in Game 2 of Eastern Division Semifinals vs. Albany. 2006-07: Scored four points (2-2=4) in 11 games with Philadelphia. ...
2006-07: Served as team captain during senior season at Princeton University. ... Finished second on the team in scoring and posted career-highs in goals (13), assists (15), points (28) and PIM (63). ... Also led the Tigers with eight power-play goals. ... Recipient of The Richard F. Vaughan Cup for perseverance and dedication to Princeton hockey. 2005-06: Played in 27 games for the Tigers and recorded 16 points (six goals, 10 assists). ... Awarded The Richard F. Vaughan Cup for perseverance and dedication to Princeton hockey. ... Won the team’s top athlete award for the second season. 2004-05: Appeared in 30 games and scored seven points (five goals, two assists). ... Received the team’s strength and conditioning award. 2003-04: Skated in 29 games as a freshman and collected nine points (four goals, five assists).
March 20, 2007 -- Signed with Philadelphia as an undrafted free agent. June 27, 2011 -- Traded by Philadelphia to Minnesota in exchange for a 2013 third-round draft choice. Feb. 4, 2013 -- Traded by Minnesota to Rangers with Nick Palmieri in exchange for Mike Rupp.
LONGEST POINT STREAK: 3 from Jan. 12, 2012, to Jan. 17, 2012 (one goal, two assists)
LONGEST ASSIST STREAK: 2, (four times) (last from Jan. 12, 2012, to Jan. 14, 2012) (two assists)
MOST GOALS, GAME: 1 (28 times) (last -- March 31, 2012) (Minnesota vs. Los Angeles)
MOST ASSISTS, GAME: 2, (twice) (last -- Jan. 7, 2010) (Philadelphia at Pittsburgh)
MOST POINTS, GAME: 2, (four times) (last -- Dec. 8, 2011) (Minnesota at Los Angeles)
MOST PIM, GAME: 15 on Feb. 12, 2010 (Philadelphia vs. Montreal)
MOST SHOTS, GAME: 6 on Jan. 21, 2009 (Philadelphia vs. Atlanta)
FIRST NHL GAME: Oct. 24, 2008 (Philadelphia at New Jersey)
FIRST NHL GOAL: Dec. 9, 2008 (Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Islanders) (Danis)
FIRST NHL ASSIST: Dec. 23, 2008 (Philadelphia vs. Ottawa)
CAREER IN THE SHOOTOUT
CAREER PENALTY SHOTS
April 4, 2009, at Ottawa (Auld) -- Goal (shorthanded)
Feb. 15, 2011, at Tampa Bay (Roloson) -- Goal (shorthanded)