Has played in three of last seven contests; missed two games Jan. 3-6 (stick to face)...Recalled from Albany (AHL) on Dec. 7; was assigned on Dec. 4...Scored first NHL goal since Mar. 21, '13 on Nov. 28 vs. Det...Made NHL season debut Nov. 25 at Van...Recalled from Alb. for first time on Nov. 17...Recorded 1g-1a-2pts and +3 mark in 13 AHL games this season...Scored PPG Nov. 8 at Bri...2013-14: Thirty-three games played/4a were his most in three seasons with New Jersey; 4pts were second (5, 12-13) Appeared in season-high 11 consecutive contests Nov. 7-27...Saw action in nine straight outings to open season through Oct. 22 at CBJ; played in his 200th career NHL contest in home-opener Oct. 4 vs. NYI Matched career-high with assists in back-to-back games Nov. 10-12 (2a) Missed 25 games Dec. 10-Jan. 31 with non-displaced foot fracture; also missed 3 games Oct. 29-Nov. 3 with upper body injury...Was a healthy scratch on 21 occasions, including 12 straight games Feb. 27-Mar. 22.
Hockey East First All-Star Team (2006) NCAA East First All-American Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, April 12, 2006. Missed majority of 2009-10 and 2010-11 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, August 22, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 as a healthy reserve. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to foot injury at NY Rangers, December 7, 2013 and as a healthy reserve.