Signed to an ATO (amateur tryout) contract by Philadelphia (AHL), March 15, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia (AHL), October 8, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Liberec (CzRep), October 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Wilkes-Barre (AHL), August 18, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Florida, June 14, 2012. Traded to Montreal by Florida for Brenden Nash, January 14, 2013. Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), June 17, 2013.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings