• Suffered a lower body injury Sept. 20 vs. Winnipeg (preseason) and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.
ECAC First All-Star Team (2006) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2007)
Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 1, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to ankle injury and resulting surgery. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, July 6, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Zagreb (KHL), May 20, 2013.
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