2009-10: Skated in 78 games with Buffalo in 2009-10, registering 10 goals and 16 assists for 26 points, along with 50 penalty minutes. ... Recorded two multi-point performances, and registered a four game scoring streak from March 26 to March 31. ... Tallied three game winning goals for the Sabres (Oct. 28 at New Jersey, Nov. 30 at Buffalo and March 29 at Boston). ... Appeared in six postseason games with the Sabres, recording a goal and two assists for three points, along with a plus-3 ranking. 2008-2009: Recalled by Sabres on Dec. 27, 2008. He did not register any points during one-game call-up in 11:04 of ice time.
2008-09: Registered first professional point 59 seconds into Portland's 6-3 season opening win over Manchester Monarchs on Oct. 11. He scored his first professional goal later in that game and finished with one goal and two assists. ... Had nine-game scoring streak from Oct. 11 to Nov. 5, recording three goals and 11 assists in that stretch.
2007-2008: Led Michigan State in scoring for the second consecutive season. ... Tied career best with 43 points in 42 games. ... Named Second-Team All-CCHA selection. 2006-2007: Scored the game-tying goal and assisted on game winner in 2007 National Championship game against Boston College. ... Named to the All-Tournament Team at both the Midwest Regional and the 2007 Frozen Four
Played youth hockey in the Buffalo area, and also won gold with the Western Division in the 2002 and 2003 Empire State Games.
July 30, 2005 – Washington's sixth-round pick, No. 181 overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. July 30, 2005 – Traded by Washington to Buffalo for Sabres' 2006 sixth-round draft pick (Mathieu Perreault). Aug. 30, 2010 -- Signed with Rangers as an unrestricted free agent.