Scored his first goal of the season on Oct. 15 at CHI... had two points (1G, 1A) and was a +2 on Oct. 19 at WPG... scored for the third time in four games, his first power play goal of the year vs. TBL on Oct. 21... had a goal and was a +3 on Oct. 23 vs. CAR... set a new career-high streak for scoring in consecutive games with four with his power play marker vs. WAS on Oct. 25... played a season-high 26:13 TOI on Oct. 28 vs. MTL... had an assist and seven blocked shots vs. NAS on Oct. 31... recorded an assist in back-to-back games with one on Nov. 2 at MTL... had an assist in his third consecutive game at WAS on Nov. 4... had a pair of goals for the second time in his NHL career on Nov. 18 vs. ANA... scored in consecutive games with a power play goal vs. CHI on Nov. 20...
OHL First All-Star Team (2004) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2004)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2012)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, June 30, 2004. Traded to Boston by St. Louis for Brad Boyes, February 27, 2007. Traded to Florida by Boston with Boston's 1st round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Derek Forbert) in 2010 Entry Draft and Boston's 3rd round choice (Kyle Rau) in 2011 Entry Draft for Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell, June 22, 2010. Traded to Washington by Florida for Jake Hauswirth and Washington's 3rd round choice (Jonathan Racine) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011. Traded to Calgary by Washington for Jordan Henry and Calgary's 5th round choice (later traded to Winnipeg Winnipeg selected Tucker Poolman) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 27, 2012.