was named as the teams alternate captain on Sept.20 ... scored the game winning goal in his 400th career game against his former team (CLB) on Oct.4 ... scored his second game winning goal on Oct.9 ... led the team in shots (5) and scored a goal with the extra attacker on Nov.1 ... had a goal and an assist for his multi-point game of the season and extended his point streak to four games (3+2) on Nov.3 ... left the game on Nov.5 with a knee injury ... returned to the line-up on Dec.12 after missing 15 games with a sprained knee ... picked up his second multi-point game of the season (1+1) on Dec.15 ... was injured on Dec.21 and put on IR missing 29 games ... made his return on Mar.12 ... collected his 1st assist since returning from injury on Mar. 14 ... scored his first goal since returning from injury on Mar.15 ... earned his 3rd career hat-trick on Mar.22 ... has 6+5=11 in his last 11 games as of Mar.14 ... had a pair of goals on Apr.3
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)