2006-07 SEASON: Appeared in 78 games with the Rangers, registering one goal and two assists, along with 131 penalty minutes ... Established career-highs in games played (78), penalty minutes (131), shots on goal (63) and average icetime (8:14) … Ranked first on the team and tied for seventh in the NHL with 231 hits … Ranked second on the team and tied for 13th in the league in penalty minutes (131) … Recorded an assist on Mar. 19 vs. Pittsburgh … Did not dress on Mar. 16 at Atlanta due to the flu … Recorded his first assist of the season and posted a plus-one rating on Feb. 24 vs. Columbus … Notched his first point of the season with a goal in the second period and recorded a career-high 20 penalty minutes on Feb. 9 vs. Tampa Bay (Third Star); Also recorded a season-high eight hits and posted a season-high plus-two rating in the game … Skated in his 100th career game on Jan. 20 vs. Atlanta … Logged a season-high 13:22 of total ice time on Dec. 19 vs. the Islanders ... Skated in two postseason games with the Rangers.
2005-06 SEASON: Appeared in 52 games with the Rangers, registering two goals and three assists, along with 84 penalty minutes … Ranked second on the team with 126 hits and third on the team with 84 penalty minutes … Registered the Rangers lone goal on Dec. 18 vs. Colorado, earning Third Star honors … Registered his first career NHL goal and added an assist on Nov. 7 vs. Pittsburgh, marking his first career multi-point game … Registered an assist in his Rangers debut on Oct. 5 at Philadelphia ... Appeared in four postseason games, registering one assist along with 19 penalty minutes ... Led the team in penalty minutes (19) and hits (14) in the postseason.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Represented Team USA at the 2002 World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic from Dec. 25 to Jan. 4, registering two goals and three assists for five points in seven games ... Tied for second on the team in scoring with five points.
AHL CAREER: Appeared in 88 career games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL), registering 11 goals and eight assists for 19 points. 2001-02: Joined Hartford following the end of Medicine Hat’s (WHL) season, appearing in eight games, tallying one goal and one assist, along with two penalty minutes ... Made his professional debut on Mar. 23 vs. Springfield ... Skated in nine postseason contests with Hartford, recording two assists and 19 penalty minutes. 2004-05: Skated in 73 contests with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL), registering eight goals and six assists for 14 points … Ranked second on Wolf Pack with 239 penalty minutes … Served two-game AHL suspension Mar. 23 through Mar. 26, as a result of incident Mar. 19 at Lowell … Served three-game AHL suspension Feb. 18 through Feb. 20, as a result of incident Feb. 12 vs. Portland … Notched his first points of the season with the game-winning goal and an assist on Oct. 30 at Portland, earning First Star honors in a 4-1 victory ... Appeared in six postseason contests, registering one goal along with nine penalty minutes. 2005-06: Returned to the lineup on Nov. 3 at New Jersey after being reassigned to Hartford (AHL) on Oct. 12 ... Collected two goals and one assist in seven games with the Wolf Pack .
JUNIOR CAREER: Appeared in 233 career games with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League (WHL), registering 94 goals and 139 assists for 233 points, along with 478 penalty minutes. 1999-00: Skated in 54 games, tallying 19 goals and 27 assists for 46 points, along with 107 penalty minutes ... Ranked second on the team with 46 points and was fifth with 19 goals ... Tied for fourth on the team with 27 assists and 107 penalty minutes. 2000-01: Appeared in 65 games, egistering 19 goals and 39 assists for 58 points, along with 125 penalty minutes ... Ranked fourth on the team with 65 points ... Ranked second on the team with 39 assists and was fourth with 125 penalty minutes. 2001-02: Registered 30 goals and 40 assists for 70 points in 58 games, along with 121 penalty minutes ... Ranked third on the team with 70 points and was tied for third with 30 goals. 2002-03: Skated in four games, registering one goal and one assist for two points, along with eight penalty minutes ... Missed the majority of the season due to a concussion. 2003-04: Appeared in 52 games with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League (WHL), registering 25 goals and 32 assists for 57 points, along with 117 penalty minutes ... Tied for fourth on the team with 25 goals and was eighth with 57 points ... Also ranked third on the team with 117 penalty minutes and tied for first with three shorthanded goals ... Named WHL Player of the Week on Feb. 2 after recording five goals and three assists for eight points from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1 ... Skated in 20 postseason games, tallying six goals and nine assists for 15 points, along with 22 penalty minutes, helping the Tigers capture the WHL Championship and advance to the 2004 Memorial Cup.
BACKGROUND: Lives in New York City ... His brother, Bryce, attends the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and serves as an Alternate Captain on the Academy’s hockey team ...Was featured in the February 2006 issue of Gotham Magazine and appeared on Fuse TV’ s "Daily Download" last season … Single.
MOST GOALS, GAME: 1, (three times), last – Feb. 9, 2007 vs. T.B. (Holmqvist)
MOST ASSISTS, GAME: 1 (six times), last – Dec. 17, 2007 vs. Pit.
MOST POINTS, GAME: 2, Nov. 7, 2005 vs. Pit.
MOST PIM, GAME: 20, Feb. 9, 2007 vs. T.B.
MOST SHOTS, GAME: 6, Nov. 7, 2005 vs. Pit.
FIRST NHL GAME: Oct. 5, 2005 at Phi.
FIRST NHL GOAL: Nov. 7, 2005 vs. Pit. (Caron)