Hockey East First All-Star Team (2004) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2004) AHL All-Rookie Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, November 28, 2005. Traded to Vancouver by Anaheim for Jason King and future considerations, June 23, 2007. Traded to Ottawa by Vancouver for Lawrence Nycholat, September 2, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 7, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), May 22, 2012.
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday