|BIRTHPLACE:||Syosset, NY, USA|
|DRAFTED:||CGY: 2002-10 overall|
scored his first goal of the season on Nov.1 CGY 3 @ LA 2 ... scored a short handed game winning goal on Dec.29th MIN 1 @ CGY 2 ... played in his 100th career game on Feb.24 CLB 1 @ CGY 4 ... scored the game winning goal on Mar.18 DAL 1 @ CGY 2 ... had the game winning goal on Mar.28 MIN 2 @ CGY 3
Scored his first career playoff goal on Apr.20 CHI 2 @ CGY 4 ... registered his first career multi-point game in the playoffs with the game winning goal and two assists, and a team high five hits on Apr.22 CHI 4 @ CGY 6
vs. Garth Murray (Nov.4 vs. PHX)
vs. Jason Chimera (Nov.8 @ CLB)
vs. Ian Laperriere (Nov.18 vs. COL)
vs. Nathan McIver (Dec.23 vs. ANA)
vs. Cody Bass (Dec.27 vs. OTT)
vs. Dan Hinote (Jan.13 vs. STL)
vs. Mike Brown (Feb.11 @ ANA)
vs. Dennis Deidenberg (Mar.6 @ CAR)
vs. Nathan Oystrick (Mar.8 @ ATL)
Finished with a career high in NHL games (44), goals (3), assists (7), points (10) and penalty minutes (48) …
started the season playing four games with the Quad City Flames (AHL) recording one goal and one assists
with 6 minutes in penalties before being recalled from to the Flames on Oct.21 ... played in his first game of the season for the Flames on Oct.22 SJ 4 @ CGY 1 ... assigned to Quad City on Oct.27 ... recalled from to Calgary on Oct.29 ... scored his first ever NHL goal and had a team high in blocked shots (3) on Oct.30 NSH 1 @ CGY 5 ... had his first ever NHL fight (vs. Foster) on Nov.3 CGY 1 @ MIN 4 ... collected his first two assists in the NHL and first multi-point game (2a) on Nov. 17 CGY 3 @ EDM 1 ... assigned to Quad City on Jan.22 ... recalled to Calgary on Feb.29 ... had a career high two goals and two assists (including setting up Iginla’s 50th goal) on Apr.5 CGY 7 @ VAN 1 … PLAYOFFS: played in all seven playoff games recording two minutes in penalties and averaging 7:38 of ice time … played in his first career playoff game on Apr.9 CGY 3 @ SJ 2.
2006-07: Ranked as the fifth best prospect in the Calgary organization by the 2007 edition of The Hockey
News Future Watch … missed 68 regular season games with injury…recorded a game-winning goal on Nov. 11th vs. Syracuse … PLAYOFFS: played in five of the six games vs. Iowa registering 2 PIMS 2005-06: Earned two games with the Calgary Flames, making his NHL debut at Colorado on October 10, 2005 … second in Ak-Sar-Ben Knights’ rookie scoring notching 15 goals, 18 assists for 33 points ... scored his first pro goal against San Antonio on November 17, 2005 ... set the team record for fastest goal to start a game when he scored 49 seconds into the first period against Manitoba on March 3, 2006.
Played four seasons at the University of Michigan (CCHA) posting 111 points (56g, 55a) and 149 PIMs in 160 games ... was team captain with Michigan ... finished first in the CCHA three out-of four seasons (2004-05, 2002-03 and 2001-02) and finished second … 2003-04: scored 22 points (10g, 12a) in 43 games … 2002-03: posted 26 points on 15 goals and 11 assists in 39 games ... was 4th on the team in goals (15) … 2001-02: played in his first season at University of Michigan posting 31 points (18g, 13a) in 40 games ... finished 2nd on the team in goals (18) and 4th in points (31) ...was named to the CCHA All-Rookie Team.