Signed as a free agent by Toledo (ECHL), October 5, 2006. Signed to PTO (professional tryout) contract by Manitoba (AHL), December 2, 2006. Loaned to Iowa (AHL) by Toledo (ECHL), December 29, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Grand Rapids (AHL), February 2, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 26, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 5, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 6, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Mannheim (Germany), July 11, 2014.
For our team, as a group, we've never been this far before, and so it's just more lessons learned, and sometimes you have to go to the school of hard knocks to find out what works and what doesn't. We've got a young group. They've played some unreal hockey here to get us this far, and we showed if we're not going to play the proper way, a really, really good hockey team is going to beat you, and that's what they did. It's a lesson learned.
— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Rangers win in Game 6 forced a Game 7 that will be played at Madison Square Garden on Friday