Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, August 18, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Ajoie (Swiss-2), January 14, 2005. Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota for Adam Hall, February 9, 2007. Traded to Atlanta by NY Rangers with NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (later traded to Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh selected Robert Bortuzzo) in 2007 Entry Draft for Alex Bourret, February 27, 2007. Traded to Pittsburgh by Atlanta with Marian Hossa for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Daulton Leveille) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008.