WHL East Second All-Star Team (1998)
Signed as a free agent by Norfolk (AHL), September 6, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, May 22, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 7, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, August 16, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Klagenfurt (Austria), October 26, 2006.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp