AJHL South All-Rookie Team (2003) AJHL South First All-Star Team (2004)
Signed as a free agent by Columbus, March 24, 2007. Traded to Colorado by Columbus with Phillipe Dupuis for Mark Rycroft, January 22, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Turku (Finland), June 10, 2009. Transferred to Slavia Praha (CzRep) from Turku (Finland), January 16. 2010.
That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.
— Flames forward Mikael Backlund on scoring the overtime winner against the Ducks in Gm. 3