|BIRTHPLACE:||Kindersley, SK, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||CBJ: 2006-189 overall|
2008-09: Recorded 4-1-5 and 150 penalty minutes in 52 games with Columbus… Was second on the club and led NHL rookies in penalty minutes… Ranked 17th (tied) overall in the NHL in penalty minutes… Made his Blue Jackets and NHL debut Oct. 11 at Phoenix… Scored his first goal, game-winning goal and point of his NHL career Oct. 21 vs. Vancouver (Roberto Luongo)… Tallied the first assist of his NHL career (Andrew Murray goal) Oct. 30 at Colorado… Missed nine games Nov. 28-Dec. 14 due to injury… Had a season-high six shots and scored his second career NHL goal Jan. 10 vs. Minnesota… Missed three games Feb. 10-14 due to injury… Scored a goal Mar. 18 vs. Chicago… Notched 1-5-6, 35 penalty minutes and was +2 in seven games with Syracuse (AHL)… Was scoreless with two penalty minutes in three playoff games… Made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Detroit on Apr. 18…
2007-08: Collected 10-8-18, 289 penalty minutes and was +5 in 64 games with Syracuse (AHL)… First professional season… Led the Crunch and was third in the AHL in penalty minutes… Had three power play goals… Registered 0-3-3 during a three-game point streak Mar. 19-26… Tallied season highs in goals, assists and points with 2-2-4 Apr. 6 at Rochester… Recorded a season-high 25 penalty minutes Apr. 8 at Lake Erie… Added 0-1-1 and 56 penalty minutes in 12 playoff games… Was second on the club in playoff penalty minutes… Tallied an assist on Trevor Frischmon’s overtime, series-winning goal in Game 6 of the Western Conference quarterfinals vs. Manitoba on Apr. 28… Had 29 penalty minutes in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals vs. Toronto on May 6…
2006-07: Notched 19-45-64, 206 penalty minutes and was +17 in 61 games with Medicine Hat (WHL)… Was second on the club in assists and third in points… Had seven power play goals and one shorthanded goal… Ranked third in the WHL in penalty minutes… Added 8-8-16 and 56 penalty minutes in 17 playoff games… Helped the Tigers claim the WHL Championship and advance to the championship game of the Memorial Cup…
2005-06: Netted 25-23-48, 279 penalty minutes and was +14 in 68 games for Medicine Hat (WHL)… Set career highs in goals and penalty minutes… Added 8-4-12 and 53 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games… Named Tigers Playoff MVP… 2004-05: Had 5-11-16, 108 penalty minutes and was +11 in 51 games for Medicine Hat (WHL)… Tallied 5-1-6 and 35 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games.
2009-10: Tallied 4-10-14, 105 penalty minutes and was +6 in 51 games with Columbus… Led the club in plus/minus rating and was second in penalty minutes… Scored his first goal of the season Oct. 30 vs. Pittsburgh… Had assists and was +3 in back-to-back games (0-2-2) Nov. 5-7… Missed nine games Nov. 21-Dec. 5 due to injury… Missed 16 games Dec. 14-Jan. 12 due to injury… Missed one game Jan. 28 due to injury… Scored his second goal of the season Jan. 30 at St. Louis… Missed two games Feb. 4-6 due to injury… Missed one game Feb. 14 due to injury… Scored his third goal of the season Mar. 2 vs. Vancouver… Recorded season highs in assists (two) and ice time (18:18) Mar. 15 vs. Edmonton… Played the 100th game of his NHL career Apr. 3 vs. Washington… Games lost to injury: 29… Multi-point (goal) games: 1 (0)… Most Points: 2 – Mar. 15 vs. Edmonton… Most Goals: 1 (4x) – Mar. 9 at Anaheim, most recent… Most Assists: 2 – Mar. 15 vs. Edmonton… Most PIM: 10 – Oct. 25 at Los Angeles… Most Shots: 5 – Mar. 2 vs. Vancouver.