- Scored his first goal as an Islander on Oct. 14 at NY Rangers
- Had a two-point game (1g/1a) on Oct. 16 vs. San Jose
- Recorded his first career two-game goal streak (2g/1a) from Oct. 14-16
- Scored his 100th career point (goal) on Nov. 11 vs. Colorado
Traded to Chicago by Minnesota with Kim Johnsson for Cam Barker, February 12, 2010.
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday