- Was placed on Injured Reserve, Jan. 13 (retroactive to Jan. 10).
- Was recalled from Lake Erie of the American Hockey League on Jan. 7.
- Appeared in 14 games for the Monsters this year, tallying six goals (6g/0a).
- Scored a hat trick for the Monsters in his most recent AHL game, Jan. 4 vs. Milwaukee.
- Began the year on the Injured Non-Roster list (knee).
- Has seen NHL action in each of the last three seasons with the Avalanche.
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2003)
Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 2, 2010.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis