USHL First All-Star Team (1998) USHL Player of the Year (1998) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2002)
Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, May 28, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 17, 2006. Traded to Phoenix by Boston with Boston's 5th round choice (later traded to Ottawa Ottawa selected Jeff Costello) in 2009 Entry Draft for Alex Auld, December 6, 2007. Traded to Columbus by Phoenix for Steven Goertzen, February 28, 2008.
If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.
— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri following a loss to the Blackhawks in Game 6 on Wednesday