has been named as an alternate captain for the Flames ... scored a pair of power play goals and added an assists which ties his career high for points in a game on Jan.21 ... scored the game winning goal on Feb.5 ... scored his 100th career goal on Feb.15 ... had a three game streak (2+1) Feb.13-17 ... netted his 100th career assist and 200th career point including the game winner on Feb.24 ... scored a short-handed empty net goal on Mar.6 ... injured (upper body) on Mar.8 and missed two games before having a multi-point (1+1) game in his first game back on Mar.13 ... scored his second career hat-trick including the game winner on Mar.15 ... scored his team leading 13th goal and had a five game points streak (5+3) on Mar.22 ... missed Apr.6 with a leg injury ... scored his 15th goal on Apr.10 ... missed Apr.13 due to the flu ... left the game Apr. 19 with a knee injury and is now on IR
Last Game: Apr. 3/08 at Vancouver (0-0-0, 0 PIM, E, 13:13)br>Signed as a free agent by Anaheim on March 25, 2004.
Career Oilers Stats: 26 GP 9-4-13 28 PIM
Career NHL Stats: 71 GP 16-10-26 55 PIM
Career Hat Tricks: 0 Career Penalty Shots: 0
2007-08 STATS (With Edmonton):
Home: 6-2-8 Away: 3-2-5
Even: 9-4-13 Powerplay: 0-0-0 Shorthanded: 0-0-0
Overtime: 0-0-0 Game Winning: 0-2-2 Empty Net: 0-0-0
Multiple Games: Goals - 2; Assists - 1; Points - 3
Shootout Goals-Attempts: 0-0
2007-08 GAME HIGHS (With Edmonton):
Goals: 2; Twice, Last - Apr. 1/08 vs Calgary - Single-game career-high
Assists: 2; Feb. 12/08 vs Minnesota - 1st Oilers assist & single-game high
Points: 2; 3 Times, Last - Apr. 1/08 vs Calgary (2-0-2)br>PIM: 15; Feb. 16/08 at Vancouver
Shots: 6; Mar. 18/08 vs Phoenix
Plus/Minus: +2; Feb. 12/08 vs Minnesota
Ice Time: 13:13; Apr. 3/08 at Vancouver
Hits: 4; Twice, Last - Mar. 18/08 vs Phoenix
Blocked Shots: 1; 7 Times, Last - Mar. 29/08 at Calgary
Scored 15-10-25 with 53 PIM and was +8 in 62 GP this season.
Scored 9-4-13 with 28 PIM and was +5 in 26 GP with Edmonton.
Scored 6-6-12 with 25 PIM and was +3 in 36 GP with Columbus.
Was 19th in NHL rookie scoring race and finished among rookie leaders in goals (5th), shooting pct. (3rd at 14.4%), 11th in plus/minus (+8), 13th in hits (94) & PIM (53) and 17th in shots (104).
Scored points in 6 of last 14 games (7-1-8; Mar. 9-Apr. 3).
Scored goals (6) in 4 of last 9 games (Mar. 18-Apr. 3).
Scored both goals in Oilers 3-2 loss at Calgary (Apr. 1) for his 2nd career multiple goal game.
Scored a career-high 2 goals vs Phoenix (Mar. 18) for his 1st career multiple goal game & scored goals vs Minnesota (Mar. 24) & at Colorado (Mar. 28).
Had a two-game goal scoring streak (2-0-2; Feb. 22-24) ended vs Detroit (Feb. 26).
Scored goal at Chicago (Mar. 9), vs Colorado (Feb. 24) & 1st career Oilers goal at Dallas (Feb. 22 - Marty Turco).
Had a two-game scoring streak (0-3-3; Feb. 12-14) ended at Vancouver (Feb. 16).
Scored assist at San Jose (Feb. 14) & two assists vs Minnesota (Feb. 12) for his first points as an Oiler & first multiple point game with Edmonton. His first assist came on Kyle Brodziak's GWG.
The two assists are a single-game career-high & also ties his single-game career best for points, which he scored with Columubs (1-1-2 at Nashville, Nov. 10/07).
Made Oilers debut vs Calgary (Feb. 1). Was scoreless & even with 5 PIM.
Played 1st Oilers game vs Calgary (Feb. 1/08).
Scored 1st Oilers goal at Dallas (Feb. 22/08; Marty Turco).
Scored 1st Oilers assist & point vs Minnesota (Feb. 12/08).
Registered 1st Oilers PIM vs Calgary (Feb. 1/08; Fighting)