*Tied for team lead with 3 hits vs. STL (3/9)
*Logged 8:37 in Wild debut (2:49 shorthanded) at DAL (3/8)
*Ranked second among Sabres skaters with seven fighting majors
*Had season-high seven hits at MTL (12/7)
*Tied career-high with two assists at ANA (11/8)
*Scored his first goal of the season at SJ (11/5)
*Recorded season-high three shots at NYR (10/31)
*Logged season-high 13:18 at TB (10/26)
*Recorded an assist in back-to-back outings (10/25 at FLA and 10/26 at TBL)
*Missed two games with leg injury (10/19-10/23), four games with upper-body injury (11/24-11/30), 24 games with upper-body injury (12/17-2/6)
*Recorded first NHL point with an assist at MIN (10/13/03) and tallied first career NHL goal vs. MIN (11/4/03, Fernandez)
OHL First All-Star Team (2003)
Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 1, 2009. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring upper-body and head injuries.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs