Traded to Atlanta by Anaheim for Kurtis Foster, June 26, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), August 9, 2004. Traded to New Jersey by Atlanta with Myles Stoesz for Anssi Salmela, March 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), May 15, 2009.
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