USHL First All-Star Team (2000)
Traded to Calgary by New Jersey with New Jersey's 5th round choice (later traded to Buffalo - Buffalo selected Jean-Simon Allard) in 2007 Entry Draft for Calgary's 3rd round choice (Nick Palmieri) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 3, 2008. Traded to Tampa Bay by Phoenix with Todd Fedoruk for Radim Vrbata, July 21, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, August 4, 2010.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic