-Acquired by the Jets from the New York Rangers on Mar. 1
-Led the Carolina Hurricanes in goal scoring in 2012-13 with 23 goals, tying for fifth-most in the NHL that season
-Has finished second on his team in goals twice in his career: 2006-07 with St. Louis (27 goals) & 2010-11 (19 goals)
-Appeared in 24 Stanley Cup Playoff games in his career, including 13 with Pittsburgh in 2013-14
ECAC All-Rookie Team (2002) ECAC First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) NCAA East First All-American Team (2004) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2005)
Traded to Toronto by St. Louis for Alexander Steen and Carlo Colaiacovo, November 24, 2008. Traded to Phoenix by Toronto for Matt Jones and Phoenix's 4th (later traded to Washington Washington selected Philipp Grubauer) and 7th (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Kellen Jones) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Traded to Calgary by Phoenix for Daymond Langkow, August 29, 2011. Traded to Pittsburgh by Calgary for Pittsburgh's 3rd round choice (later traded to Chicago Chicago selected Matt Iacopelli) in 2014 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 19, 2014.