- Acquired by the Lightning on March 2 from Philadelphia
- Ranked first on the Flyers for average shifts per game (27.9)
- Recorded a goal and an assist on Nov. 22 vs. CBJ, his 19th multi-point game of his career
WHL Rookie of the Year (2002) WHL West First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2005)
Traded to Philadelphia by Atlanta for Alexei Zhitnik, February 24, 2007.