2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS: Scored 0-1-1 with 27 PIM and was +1 in 13 GP…scored points in 1 of 13 GP and was plus or even in 10 of 13 GP…scored first career Oilers/NHL assist vs Los Angeles (Feb. 28)…registered season-high 15 PIM at Vancouver (Apr. 3)…played season-high 15:20 vs Nashville (Mar. 4)…missed a total of 13 games due to injury over the course of the season… the streak of injuries began in the pre-season when he suffered a concussion in a pre-season game vs Vancouver (Sept. 29) and missed the season opener vs San Jose (Oct. 4)…made his season debut vs Colorado (Oct. 23) and played in four of five games (Oct. 23-Nov. 2) before separating his left shoulder vs Nashville (Nov. 2)…was placed on NHL IRL on Nov. 9 and missed nine games (Nov. 5-24)…assigned to Springfield (AHL) on a conditioning assignment on Nov. 26 and scored 2-8-10- with 34 PIM & was -5 in 20 games with the Falcons…recalled on Feb. 13 & returned to the lineup on Feb. 16 at Vancouver…was +3 in his last eight games of the season, including a season-high +2 vs Colorado (Feb. 24).
CARRER HIGHLIGHTS: 2006-07: Scored 2-0-2 with 30 PIM and was -7 in 16 games with the Oilers…missed 15 games (Mar. 1-23 & Apr. 1-7) due to a concussion suffered vs Phoenix (Feb. 27)…scored 1st career Oilers/NHL goal at San Jose (Jan. 10 vs Evgeni Nabokov) and netted 2nd goal at St. Louis (Mar. 29)… registered 1st career Oilers/NHL PIM vs Minnesota (Jan. 12/07)…also played with Hamilton (AHL)…scored 6-12-18 with 40 PIM and was +17 in 31 games for the Bulldogs…led Hamilton in plus/minus & was 7th in scoring at time of his recall on Jan. 5…was named to the Canadian AHL All-Star team rosters for the 2007 Rbk Hockey AHL All-Star Classic (Jan. 29 at Toronto) on Jan. 9, but did not play due to his recall to the Oilers…2005-06:3rd pro season saw him spend the majority of the season with Hamilton (AHL)…scored 3-16-19 with 82 PIM in 50 games with the Bulldogs…two of his goals were PPG…made his Oilers/NHL debut vs St. Louis on Feb. 12/06…2004-05:Scored 3-22-25 with 68 PIM in 51 games with Edmonton Road Runners (AHL)…won the Road Runners Outstanding Defenceman Award…tied for 3rd on the Road Runners in plus/minus at +6…2003-04: Turned pro, splitting season between Toronto (AHL) and Columbus (ECHL)…JUNIOR: Played four seasons in the QMJHL (1999-00 to 2002-03) with Val-d’Or…played in 2001 Memorial Cup with Val-d’Or, losing in the final to the Red Deer Rebels…scored 19-58-77 with 393 PIM in 183 career games with Val-d’Or.