ECAC All-Rookie Team (2005)
Missed majority of 2008-09 due to training camp leg injury, September 18, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2012. Traded to Buffalo by Minnesota with Winnipeg's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Washington Washington selected Vitek Vanecek) in 2014 Entry Draft and Minnesota's 2nd round choice in 2016 Entry Draft for Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick, March 5, 2014. Traded to Montreal by Buffalo for Jack Nevins and a 7th round choice in 2016 Entry Draft, March 2, 2015.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings