Signifcant Accolades

  • 2004 CHL Defenseman of the Year
  • Max Kaminsky Trophy Winner

Professional Hockey

  • Currently playing for the Kassel Huskies in the German DEL2
  • Drafted in the fifth round, 156th overall, by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
  • Played in 552 NHL games, scoring 53 goals and totaling 274 points

2017-18 - Kassel Huskies (DEL2)

  • As of Dec. 25, 2017, had 34 points in 20 games including 26 assists

2016-17- Admiral Vladivostok (KHL) & Chicago Wolves (AHL)

  • Skated in 16 games for Vladivostok, scoring a goal and totaling 39 penalty minutes
  • Played in 21 games with the Chicago Wolves, posting 11 points
  • Appeared in 5 playoff games with Chicago

2015-16 - Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)

  • Appeared in one game

2014-15 - Columbus Blue Jackets & Anaheim Ducks (NHL)

  • Started the season with Columbus, totaling 29 points in 56 games
  • Was traded to Anaheim and finished the season playing in 13 games and posting 5 assists

2013-14 - Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)

  • Notched his highest scoring professional season to date, scoring 51 points (7 goals, 44 assists) in 75 games
  • The 44 assists was a career mark
  • Played in 6 Stanley Cup Playoff games

2012-13 - Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)

  • Appeared in 30 games during a lockout-shortened season
  • Scored five goals and had nine assists

2011-12 - Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)

  • Was traded to Columbus during the offseason and subsequently signed with the Blue Jackets
  • Notched 27 points in 48 games

2010-11 - New York Islanders & Montreal Canadiens (NHL)

  • Played for New York to start the season, scoring 21 points in 32 games
  • Acquired by Montreal via in-season trade, finished the season with 30 points in 43 games
  • Finished with a career-best 10 goals between both teams
  • Had two assists in six playoff games with Montreal

2009-10 - Anaheim Ducks (NHL)

  • Skated in 69 games and had 27 assists

2008-09 - Rockford IceHogs (AHL), Chicago Blackhawks & Anaheim Ducks (NHL)

  • Posted four points in two games with IceHogs 
  • Played in 31 games with the Blackhawks to start the NHL season
  • Was traded to Anaheim and went on to total 11 points and 10 assists in 17 games for the Ducks, including 3 points in a 12-game Stanley Cup playoff run

2007-08 - Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)

  • Posted 26 points and 19 assists in 68 games

2006-07 - Norfolk Admirals (AHL), Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)

  • Played in 10 games for the Admirals
  • Skated in 50 games for the Blackhawks, finishing with 10 points

2005-06 - Norfolk Admirals (AHL), Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)

  • Had 28 assists and 35 points in 61 games at the AHL level
  • Earned call up to the Blackhawks and appeared in 19 games

2004-05 - Norfolk Admirals (AHL)

  • Finished the season with 25 points and 66 appeareances
  • Posted 3 points in four playoff games