QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2006) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (Slovakia), October 14, 2006. Traded to Tampa Bay by Pittsburgh for Tampa Bay's 5th round choice (Alex Velischek) in 2009 Entry Draft, October 1, 2008.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday