|BIRTHPLACE:||Charlotte, NC, USA|
|DRAFTED:||CBJ: 2005-101 overall|
2008-09: Registered 4-10-14 and 180 penalty minutes in 75 games with Columbus… Ranked fifth in the NHL and led the team in penalty minutes… Set career highs in assists, points and games played (tied)… Missed five games Oct. 17-25 due to injury… Missed one game Nov. 1 due to suspension… Played the 100th game of his NHL career Dec. 17 vs. San Jose… Missed one game Jan. 3 due to injury… Scored the first power play goal of his NHL career and had his first multi-point game of the season with 1-1-2 Jan. 9 at Washington (Jose Theodore)… Made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Detroit on Apr. 16…
2007-08: Registered 5-5-10 and 226 penalty minutes in 75 games with Columbus during his rookie season… Finished second in the NHL in penalty minutes… Ranked eighth (tied) among NHL rookies and third (tied) on the team in game-winning goals (3)… Made his NHL debut and had a team-high 15 penalty minutes Oct. 5 vs. Anaheim… Scored the first goal of his NHL career and was +2 Oct. 10 vs. Phoenix (David Aebischer)… Missed one game Oct. 13 with a shoulder injury suffered Oct. 10 vs. Phoenix… Netted his first game-winning goal Oct. 25 vs. St. Louis (Hannu Toivonen)… Recorded his first two NHL assists and first multi-point game of his career Jan. 3 at Los Angeles… Missed three games Feb. 13-17 due to an illness… Had assists in back-to-back games Mar. 14-16… Missed three games Mar. 22-26 due to a hip injury suffered Mar. 19 at Detroit…
2006-07: Tallied 28-27-55, 198 penalty minutes and was +23 in 66 games with Plymouth (OHL)… Was an alternate captain… Named Whalers’ Labatt Blue Collar Player of the Year… Was awarded the Alice Iafrate Award as the team’s Overage Player of the Year along with Steve Ward… Added 6-6-12 and 100 penalty minutes in 25 playoff games, helping the Whalers win the OHL Championship…
2005-06: Collected 19-22-41 and 205 penalty minutes in 65 games with Plymouth… Added 2-4-6 with 21 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games…
2004-05: Tallied 23-24-47, 294 penalty minutes and was “even” in 59 games with Lincoln (USHL)… Added 1-3-4 and 25 penalty minutes in four playoff games…
2003-04: Registered 6-8-14 and 176 penalty minutes in 57 games with Lincoln (USHL).
2009-10: Recorded 4-3-7, 149 penalty minutes and was -8 in 68 games with Columbus… Led the club in penalty minutes for the third-straight season… Ranked 15th in the NHL in penalty minutes… Missed one game Oct. 8 due to injury… Had a game-high seven hits Oct. 13 vs. Calgary… Was whistled for 12 penalty minutes in back-to-back games Nov. 1 at Washington and Nov. 4 vs. San Jose… Scored his first goal of the season Nov. 7 vs. Carolina… Had a “Gordie Howe hat trick” with a goal, assist and two fights Nov. 23 at NY Rangers… Played the 200th game of his NHL career Jan. 26 vs. Nashville… Scored his fourth goal of the season Feb. 12 vs. Vancouver… Missed the season’s final nine games Mar. 25-Apr. 9 due to injury… Games lost to injury: 10… Multi-point (goal) games: 1 (0)… Most Points: 2 – Nov. 23 at NY Rangers… Most Goals: 1 (4x) – Feb. 12 vs. Vancouver, most recent… Most Assists: 1 (3x) – Mar. 2 vs. Vancouver, most recent… Most PIM: 12 (2x) – Nov. 4 vs. San Jose, most recent… Most Shots : 4 – Feb. 10 vs. San Jose.