*Recorded four hits in 8:47 of ice time vs. DAL (4/10)
*Made Wild debut vs. FLA (3/9) and logged 6:41 in ice time
*Posted 23 points (12-11=23) and 77 PIM in 66 games for AHL Houston
Traded to Minnesota by Boston with Boston's 4th round choice (Alexander Fallstrom) in 2009 Entry Draft for Manny Fernandez, July 1, 2007. Traded to Columbus by Minnesota for future considerations, March 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Praha (CzRep), September 2, 2011. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), January 25, 2012.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp