Assigned to Portland (AHL), Feb. 9…Scored a goal vs. EDM, Dec. 31…Tallied an assist at BUF, Dec. 23…Recorded an assist at MIN, Nov. 27…Scored a goal at NSH, Nov. 25…Skated in 9:21 of ice time vs. ANA, Nov. 23…Notched an assist vs. COL, Nov. 21…Recalled from Portland (AHL), Nov. 20…Notched an assist vs. EDM, Oct. 26…Recalled from Portland (AHL), Oct. 25…Skated in 8:33 of ice time vs. DET, Oct. 19…Had an assist at CAR, Oct. 13…Recorded an assist at PHI, Oct. 11…Made his PHX debut and skated in 7:00 of ice time with 3 hits at DET, Oct. 10…Recalled from Portland (AHL), Oct. 9.
Played in 13 games with SJS, totaling 2-0-2 with 22 hits and 1 GWG…Recorded 13-24-37 and 14 PIM in 37 games with Worcester (AHL)…Appeared in 3 Stanley Cup Playoff games with SJS.
Has also played for SJS, FLA, BUF…Won the 2007 NCAA National Championship with Michigan State…Played in 6 games and recorded 1-0-1 for Team USA at the 2010 IIHF World Championship in Germany.
USHL Second All-Star Team (2005) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2007) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2008) AHL All-Rookie Team (2009)
Traded to Buffalo by Washington for Buffalo's 6th round choice (Mathieu Perreault) in 2006 Entry Draft, July 30, 2005. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 30, 2010. Traded to Florida by NY Rangers with NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (Logan Shaw) in 2011 Entry Draft for Bryan McCabe, February 26, 2011. Traded to San Jose by Florida for Sean Sullivan, January 26, 2012.