Missed majority of 2008-09 due to knee injury vs. Worcester (AHL), October 31, 2008. Traded to Columbus by NY Rangers for Chad Kolarik, November 11, 2010. Traded to Phoenix by Columbus with Rostislav Klesla for Scottie Upshall and Sami Lepisto, February 28, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Columbus. July 11, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 5, 2012. Traded to Washington by Edmonton for Garrett Stafford, April 2, 2013.
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