Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 3, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (KHL), August 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, December 12, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Winnipeg from Tampa Bay December 12. 2011. Signed as a free agent by Hameenlinna (Finland), November 4, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Fribourg (Swiss), July 22, 2013.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday