|BIRTHPLACE:||Livonia, MI, USA|
|DRAFTED:||CGY: 2001-220 overall|
2010-11: Injured during the pre-season and missed the first 11 games ... taken off IR on Nov.3 and played his first game of the season ... scored his first goal of the season (game winner) on Nov.9 ... tied a career high with three points (1+2) on Nov.19 ... led the team in hits (3) on Dec.3 ... had a goal and an assist on Dec.27 ... scored a pair of goals on Jan.3 ... scored a pair of goals on Jan.14 ... scored a pair of goals and added an assist which ties a career high (3 pts) on Jan.21 ... had a second three point night (2+1) in a week, including the game winner on Jan.26 ... had a pair of assists on Feb.11 ... had a career high four points (1+3) and was a +3 on Feb.14 ... scored the game winning goal on Feb.27 ... netted his 17th goal on Mar.12 ... left practise with an ankle injury on Mar.14 - and is now on IR:
2009-10: Scored two goals, including the game winner with 0:49 left in the game on Oct.3 ... missed his fifth straight game (Oct.20) with an upper body injury … scored a goal in his return to the line-up on Oct.24 ... scored the game winning on Nov.30 ... had a career high five game point streak(2+3) with a goal on Dec.3 ... played in his 200th career game on Jan.5 and scored a goal ... injuried on Jan.15
2008-09: Finished 4th in team scoring with 49 points (21G, 28A) … T-4th in goals (21) … played his 4th season with the Flames … earned his first multi-point game of the season with a pair of assist on Oct.14 COL 4 @ CGY 5 ... scored his first goal of the season on Oct.18 CGY 2 @ EDM 3 ... scored the game winning goal on Nov.20 CGY 1 @ COL 0 ... had a goal and an assist in his 900th career game on Dec.17 CGY 3 @ MIN 2 (OT) ... scored the game tying goal on Jan.3 CGY 3 @ NSH 2 ... registered his first multi-goal game of the season on Jan.6 SJ 2 @ CGY 5, and now has points in five straight games ... registered his first three point game (1+2) on Jan.8 NYI 2 @ CGY 5, and has a team high seven game point streak (6G, 6A) ... registered his 10th multi-point game of the season with a goal (game tying) and an assist on Jan.15 CGY 3 @ SJ 2 ... sustained a hand injury on Feb.17 VAN 4 @ CGY 3 (SO) ... returned
on Mar.10 CGY 2 @ NJ 3 after missing 10 games with a hand injury ... earned his 600th career point with an assist on Mar.23 DET 3 @ CGY 5... PLAYOFFS: played in six games registering three assists.
2007-08: Played in 41 games after suffering through an injury plagued season … registered four goals and seven assists along with ten minutes in penalties … returned to action after missing the first two games of the season with a shoulder injury on Oct.10 CGY 2 @ DET 4 ... had his first point of the season with an assist on Oct.16 CGY 4 @ COL 5 SOL ... left the game with a head injury on Oct.20 EDM 1 @ CGY 4 ... earned an assist setting up former college team-mate Eric Nystrom on his 1st NHL goal on Oct.30 NSH 1 @ CGY 5 ... left the game with a leg injury on Dec.1 CLB 4 @ CGY 3 OT ... missed 19 games with a leg injury, returned Jan.15 ... scored his second goal of the season on Jan.16 CGY 3 @ MIN 2 (SO) ... scored his 3rd goal of the season on Mar.30 CGY 2 @ VAN 6 … registered his first multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist on Apr.5 CGY 7 @ VAN 1 …PLAYOFFS: played in five playoff games registering two points (1+1) including scoring his first career playoff goal on Apr.17 CGY 3 @ SJ 4.
2006-07: In his rookie NHL season, played in 41 games notching 10 goals, 8 assists for 18 points and 12 PIMs …Recalled from Omaha on Dec.19 ... played his first NHL game and scored the game winning goal on his first shot on net on Dec.19 @ LA (W 5-3) ... reassigned to Omaha on Dec.22 ... recalled from Omaha on Dec.26 ... scored his 2nd career goal, in his 2nd career game, on his 2nd career shot on net on Dec.26 vs. VAN (L 3-1) ... set a new Calgary Flames record as the only rookie to score in his first three games on Dec.27 @ VAN (OTL 6-5) ... scored the game tying goal with 1:38 remaining on Jan.4 vs. FLA (W/OT 5-4) ... scored one goal on Jan.11 @ COL (W 7-3) ...had his first multi-point game of his NHL career and registered his first ever NHL assist on Jan.15 @ NSH (L 5-3) ...reassigned to Omaha on Jan.21 ... recalled from Omaha on Jan.25 ... registered two assists for the second time this season on Jan.30 vs. LA (W 4-1) ... scored a power play goal on Feb.10 @ BUF (L/SO 3-2) ... missed three games with facial injuries (Feb.20-24) ... scored in his first game back on Feb.26 vs. PHX (W 5-2) ... scored his 8th goal of the season, had a career high 6 shots, and tied a career high with a +2 on Mar.3 @ EDM (W 4-2) ... tied a career high with two points (1+1) on Mar.12 vs. STL (W 5-4 SO), and was named as the games 3rd star ... returned after missing six games on Apr.3 vs. COL (L 4-3) ... scored his 10th goal of the season to lead all rookies on the Flames in goals and points (18) on Apr.8 @ COL (L 6-3) ... PLAYOFFS: Played in all six games vs. DET … scored his first career playoff point with an assist on Apr. 17 (W 3-2)
2005-06: Led the Ak-Sar-Ben Knights’ in rookie scoring netting 21 goals, 27 assists for 48 points ... led the team with 16 PP goals and six first goals ... scored his first two pro goals in the same game against Houston on October 18 ... set a team record by scoring goals in five straight games from February 16-24 ... matched a team high with four points (2g, 2a) vs. Houston on March 12 ... missed the final 15 games of the regular season with an injury
2010: Represented Team USA at the 2010 IIHF World Hockey Championship, scoring once and adding two assists in six games.
2004-05 - received U-M’s Howard Colby Award for sportsmanship ... Set career highs in assists (20), game-winning goals (2) and tied power-play goals (4) ... ended career with 21 multi-point games ... Notched 50th career assist at Notre Dame (Dec. 4) ... Richard Yarmain Scholarship for Men’s Ice Hockey … 2003-04 - missed five contests in December with a high ankle injury, the first games he sat out in his college career … appeared in his 100th game for U-M against Wisconsin on Nov. 28 ... Jack Roth Scholarship for Men’s Ice Hockey … 2002-03 - received the Alton D. Simms Trophy as the Wolverines’ most improved player ... ranked 5th on the team in points with 31 (14g, 17a) ...Harry and Ruth MacDuff Scholarship for Ice Hockey … 2001-02 - recipient of the Howard Colby Award, given to the player who exhibited the best sportsmanship ... one of four players and two freshmen to skate in all 44 games ... Netted first career goal for his first collegiate point in 6-3 win over No. 6 Providence in the semifinals of the Maverick Stampede (Oct. 12) ... Vic Heyliger Champions Scholarship for Ice Hockey.