USHL All-Rookie Team (1998) USHL First All-Star Team (1999) Curt Hammer Award (USHL - Most Gentlemanly Player) (1999) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2000) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2003) NCAA West First All-American Team (2003) AHL All-Rookie Team (2004)
Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 24, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Ambri-Piotta (Swiss), August, 2009. Loaned to Slavia Praha (Czech Rep.) by Ambri-Piotta (Swiss), January, 2011.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings