- Leads all Avalanche forwards in short-handed ice time (2:16 per game).
- Won 7-of-8 faceoffs (88%) on Nov. 23 at Los Angeles.
- Recorded his first NHL point with an assist on Oct. 4 vs. Nashville.
- Was claimed off waivers from Los Angeles during the preseason on Sept. 22, 2013.
- Had appeared in one NHL game prior to this season, March 2, 2010 at Dallas as a member of the Kings.
- In 2012-13, he appeared in 57 games for Los Angeles’ AHL affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, tallying 10 goals and 10 assists.
Missed majority of 2004-05 due to shoulder injury. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers with Jason Ward, Jan Marek and NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (later traded to Buffalo - Buffalo selected Corey Fienhage) in 2008 Entry Draft for Sean Avery and John Seymour, February 5, 2007. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to shoulder injury in training camp.