2010-11: Appeared in back to back games to start the season…Was loaned to the Phantoms on 10/23 for a 14 day conditioning assignment…Was recalled from conditioning assignment on 11/1…Appeared in nine consecutive games from 12/18-1/11…Suffered a shoulder injury vs. Phoenix on 2/22 and missed the remainder of the regular season.
2009-10 Playoffs: Made NHL playoff debut in Game 1 of ECQF vs. NJ…Played in Games 2-5 of the SCF vs. Chicago
Regular Season: Recorded his first career NHL goal vs. Minnesota on 3/25… Missed three games (3/2-3/5) due to injury (flu/soreness in groin)… Recorded a +3 rating vs. Columbus on 1/19 (a career high)… Played 22:21 vs. Dallas on 1/12 (career high)… Competed in his first Olympics, representing Latvia, and recorded over 20 minutes of ice time per game… Had two assists (career-high) at Tampa Bay on 12/23… Recorded his first NHL point with an assist at San Jose on 11/20… Made his NHL debut vs. Ottawa on 11/12 (played 17:18)
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2005) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2005) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2007)
Missed majority of 2010-11 and 2011-12 due to recurring shoulder injury and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Donetsk (KHL), August 29, 2012.