2005-06: Tallied 15-15-30 with 52 PIM and was +2 in 45 games with Syracuse of the AHL Added 1-0-1 with 19 PIM in six playoff games Ranked sixth in goals and eighth in points Was fifth on the club in power play goals with nine Had two multi-goal and two multi-assist games Had 14 PIM and was -2 in 17 games with Columbus Was whistled for two PIM in 12 minutes, 59 seconds of ice-time in his NHL debut and on Nov. 18 at Dallas Missed 18 games after suffering a concussion on Nov. 20 at Phoenix Games lost to injury: 18 Multi-point (goal) games: 0 (0) Most Points: 0 Most Goals: 0 Most Assists: 0 Most PIM: 4 - Nov. 20 at Phoenix Most Shots: 3 - Apr. 8 vs. Detroit.
AMATEUR CAREER: 2004-05: Tallied a career-high 40-45-85 with 160 PIM and was +20 in 65 games with Lewiston of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Ranked among the QMJHL leaders in points (T-8th), goals (T-6), assists (22nd), plus/minus rating (T-22nd), game-winning goals (11th, 6) and shorthanded goals (2nd, 6) Ranked second across the entire CHL in shorthanded goals, 13th in goals, and 21st in points Played for Team QMJHL in the 2004 Canada/Russia Challenge 2003-04: Scored 39-41-80 with 88 PIM and was +4 in 69 games Led club in goals and points Tied for seventh in the QMJHL in goals and was 14th in points Added 7-4-11 in seven playoff games Participated in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game Played for Team QMJHL in the 2003 Canada/Russia Challenge Led all scorers in the challenge with 1-5-6 in two games Figured in the scoring on six of Team QMJHL's eight goals in the two games 2002-03: Notched 14-15-29 with 41 PIM and was +3 in 66 games with Sherbrooke of the QMJHL Added 4-0-4 with 10 PIM in 12 playoff contests 2001-02: Had 0-3-3 and was +1 in six games for Sherbrooke.
PERSONAL: Single Hobbies: Watching Movies, Soccer Sports Played Growing Up: Soccer, Baseball Favorite Sports Team: Boston Red Sox Favorite Subject in School: History Favorite Musical Performer: Eminem Favorite Movie: Crash Began playing the guitar two years ago If he wasn't playing hockey, he would be a police officer Started playing hockey at age 7.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Columbus' first pick, eighth overall, in the 2004 Entry Draft.