2008-09: Appeared in 48 games with the Phoenix Coyotes, registering 13 goals and eight assists for 21 points, along with 24 penalty minutes. ... Established career-highs in games played (48), goals (13), assists (eight), points (21), penalty minutes (24), game-winning goals (two), and shots (105). ... Tied for second on Phoenix in even strength goals (12), tied for third in goals scored at home (eight) and tied for fifth in total goals. ... Posted four multi-point performances, including a career-high, three-point effort on Mar. 30 against Dallas (two goals and one assist). ... Also notched two goals and four assists for six points, along with six penalty minutes in 10 AHL games with the San Antonio Rampage. 2007-08: Tallied first career multi-point game with one goal and one assist on Mar. 20 against Los Angeles. 2006-07: Notched his first NHL goal on Nov. 4 vs. Los Angeles … Tallied his first NHL point with an assist on Oct. 17 at St. Louis … Made his NHL debut on Oct. 14 at Nashville.
2007-08: Established AHL career-highs in games played (58), goals (16), assists (19), and points (26) … Recorded a seven-game point streak from Nov. 27 to Dec. 14, registering eight points (three goals and five assists) over the span. 2006-07: Notched for points (two goals and two assists) in two games with San Antonio
2006-07: Notched six goals and two assists in 20 games with Ak Bars Kazan of the Russian Superleague. 2005-06: Established career-highs in assists (five) and penalty minutes (26), and tied his career-high in points (12) … Notched three goals and one assist in 13 playoff contests to help Ak Bars Kazan capture the Russian Superleague championship. 2004-05: Established career-highs in games played (53), goals (eight) and points (12).
2006: Notched two goals at the World Junior Championship to help Russia win its second consecutive silver medal. 2005: Registered two goals and three assists at the World Junior Championships to help Russia win the silver medal … Tallied three goals in three games at the U-20 Four Nations Tournament in Sweden. 2004: Notched four goals against Slovakia at the U-18 Four Nations Tournament in Slovakia … Captured the gold medal with Russia at the World U-18 Junior Championship.
June 26, 2004 – Phoenix’s 2nd round choice, 50the overall in the 2004 Entry Draft. June 1, 2006 – Signed by Phoenix to an entry-level contract. July 13, 2009 – Acquired by Rangers from Phoenix in exchange for Lauri Korpikoski.