Signed as a free agent by Connecticut (AHL), July 28, 2010. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, June 2, 2011. Traded to Columbus by NY Rangers with Marian Gaborik and Steven Delisle for Derek Dorsett, Derick Brassard, John Moore and Columbus' 6th round choice (later traded to Minnesota Minnesota selected Chase Lang) in 2014 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013. Traded to Boston by Columbus for Carter Camper, February 7, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 3, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Zagreb (KHL), June 10 2015.
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