Canadian Major Junior Scholastic Player of the Year (2008)
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, April 14, 2009. Traded to Nashville by Toronto with Brett Lebda and Toronto's 4th round choice (later traded to St. Louis St. Louis selected Zachary Pochiro) in 2013 Entry Draft for Matthew Lombardi and Cody Franson, July 3, 2011. Traded to Montreal by Nashville with Blake Geoffrion and Nashville's 2nd round choice (Dalton Thrower) in 2012 Entry Draft for Hal Gill and Montreal's 5th round choice (later traded back to Montreal, later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Patrik Bartosak) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 17, 2012.
I think everybody wanted the puck tonight. Everybody wanted to be part of the solution and it reflected on the way we played. It's tiring when you have to chase the puck but tonight was one of those nights where everyone really wanted to make a play and wanted to have an impact on the game.
— Rangers forward Martin St. Louis after a 2-0 win against the Flyers