|BIRTHPLACE:||Kamsack, SK, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||ATL: 2000-180 overall|
|Traded to Phoenix by Atlanta with Atlanta's 4th (Lance Monych) and 5th (John Zeiler) round choices in 2002 Entry Draft for Kiril Safronov, the rights to Ruslan Zainullin and Phoenix's 4th round choice (Patrick Dwyer) in 2002 Entry Draft, March 19, 2002. Traded to Florida by Phoenix with Phoenix's 2nd round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay Tampa Bay selected Matt Smaby) in 2003 Entry Draft for Brad Ference, March 8, 2003. Traded to Nashville by Florida for Nashville's 4th round choice (Matt Duffy) in 2005 Entry Draft, July 27, 2005. Traded to Carolina by Nashville with Nashville's 5th round choice (later traded to Phoenix Phoenix selected Louis Domingue) in 2010 Entry Draft for Carolina's 5th round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay Tampa Bay selected Michael Zador) in 2009 Entry Draft, June 19, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 1, 2008. Traded to Florida by Vancouver for Andrew Peters, October 6, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 1, 2011.|
|2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS: Completed his tenth NHL season, third with Florida…Missed the final three games of the season with an
oblique injury…Recorded an assist Mar. 27 at PIT...Tallied an assist and a game-high five hits Jan. 26 at BOS...Notched an assist
Dec. 22 at PIT...Registered first assist of the season Dec. 7 vs COL...Netted first goal of the season Nov. 6 at CAR...Surpassed
1,000 career PIM Oct. 28 at OTT...Registered two hits in 4:01 of ice time in first game with Panthers since being acquired in trade
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2009-10: Collected two points (1-1-2) in 56 games played, logging an average of 6:01 TOI/G…Recorded 142 penalty minutes which lead the team…Played his 400th NHL game, Dec. 29 at Phoenix…Recorded his first goal of the season, Nov. 5 vs Minnesota…Collected his first point of the season (0-1-1), Oct. 25 vs Edmonton…2008-09: Played in all 10 playoff games, scoring his first post season goal and recording 14 PIM…Concluded the season with four goals, one assist, five points and 109 penalty minutes…His four goals and five points represent his second highest career season totals…Tallied two points (1-1-2) in two consecutive games, Dec. 5-7…Registered a season high for most penalty minutes (12) in a single game, Dec. 5 at Minnesota…Notched his first point as a Canuck (goal), Nov. 27 vs Calgary…2007-08: Made five post-season appearances with Nashville in the 2008 NHL Playoffs…Played his 300th career game, Mar. 13 vs Los Angeles…Surpassed 700 career penalty minutes, Dec. 23 at Columbus…2006-07: Made NHL Playoff debut, Apr. 16 at San Jose…Finished the season with four points (1-3-4) and 90 penalty minutes in 53 games played…Signed a one-year contract with Nashville July 16…2005-06: Set career- highs in games played (74), goals (7), assists (6), points (13), penalty minutes (163) and shots (52)…Recorded a career-high plus 9 rating, the third highest plus/minus rating on the team…Appeared in his 200th NHL game, Apr. 6 at St. Louis…Posted a single-game career-high with 27 penalty minutes on Nov. 24 vs. Los Angeles…2003-04: Led the Panthers in penalty minutes with 158…2002-03: Split the season between Florida and Phoenix after being traded, Mar. 8…Recorded 97 penalty minutes in 28 games…2001-02: Split the season between Phoenix and Atlanta after being dealt Mar. 19…Combined for 141 penalty minutes in 34 games with the Thrashers and Coyotes ranking him third among NHL rookies.