OHL Second All-Star Team (1993)
Claimed by Nashville from Vancouver in Expansion Draft, June 26, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Cambridge (OHA-Sr.), October 21, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Dundas (OHA-Sr.), February 10, 2005. Missed majority of 2005-06 due to sports hernia (October 25, 2005 vs. Chicago) and wrist (February 6, 2006 at Dallas) injuries. Traded to Carolina by Nashville for Josef Vasicek, July 18, 2006. Traded to Washington by Carolina for Washington's 7th round choice (later traded to Philadelphia Philadelphia selected Ricard Blidstrand) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010.
I don't know the room very well yet. I don't know how we're going to react in certain situations. We've had a couple of minor tests throughout the [preseason] ... We'll get to know each other as the year goes on. We'll figure it out.
— Oilers coach Todd McLellan on starting the 2015-16 season without a captain
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