WHL West First All-Star Team (2002)
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 6, 2002. Traded to Colorado by Anaheim with Anaheim's 4th round choice (Raymond Macias) in 2005 Entry Draft for Martin Skoula, February 21, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 1, 2008. Missed majority of 2009-10 and entire 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons due to upper body injury.
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday