|BIRTHPLACE:||Chicago, IL, USA|
|DRAFTED:||VAN: 2004-159 overall|
|Traded to Anaheim by Vancouver for Nathan McIver, February 4, 2009. Traded to Toronto by Anaheim for Toronto's 5th round choice (Chris Wagner) in 2010 Entry Draft, June 25, 2010. Traded to Edmonton by Toronto for future considerations, March 6, 2013.|
Why do you wear #18?:
Was grandpa's favourite number
BECAME A LEAF: Acquired from Anaheim for Toronto's fifth round choice (Chris Wagner), in 2010 Entry Draft June 25, 2010.
TRANSACTIONS: Originally Vancouver's fourth choice, 159th overall, in 2004 Entry Draft. Traded to Anaheim by Vancouver for Nathan McIver, February 4, 2009.
2011-12 SEASON: Played 50 games for the Maple Leafs collecting 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists) with 74 penalty minutes. Ranked 2nd on the Maple Leafs in penalty minutes. Collected assists in backto- back games (Oct. 6 & 8). Played 200th career NHL game Oct. 24 at Philadelphia. Scored 1st goal of season Oct. 27 at NY Rangers. Missed 22 games (Nov. 17 – Jan. 5) due to undisclosed injury. Registered 9 hits Jan. 24 at NY Islanders. Scored a goal Feb. 29 at Chicago. Missed game Mar. 6 vs. Boston due to hand injury. Missed 9 games (Mar. 10 – Mar. 24) due to thigh injury. Played 100th career Maple Leafs game Apr. 7 at Montreal.
CAREER: 2010-11: Played 50 games for the Maple Leafs collecting 8 points (3 goals, 5 assists) with 69 penalty minutes. Established career highs for assists, points and powerplay goals (1). Made Maple Leafs debut Oct. 7 vs. Montreal. Collected 1st Maple Leafs point (assist) Oct. 13 at Pittsburgh. Scored 1st Maple Leafs goal Nov. 3 at Washington. Missed game due to injury Nov. 26 at Buffalo. Missed 19 games (Dec. 2 – Jan. 11) due to finger injury. Returned to lineup and collected an assist Jan. 13 at Phoenix. Served a 3-game suspension (Jan. 15 – 20) for delivering a lateral hit to the head of an opponent Jan. 13 at Phoenix. Collected a career-high 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) Jan. 24 at Carolina. Missed 9 games (Feb. 3 – 19) due to upper body injury. Selected to play for Team USA at IIHF World Championship. Named alternate captain for Team USA. Played 7 games for Team USA.
2009-10: Played 75 games for Anaheim collecting 7 points (6 goals, 1 assists) with 106 penalty minutes. Ranked 4th in Anaheim penalty minutes. Registered career-highs for games played, goals, shorthanded goals (1) and shots (82).
2008-09: Split second NHL seasons between Anaheim and Vancouver. Both goals scored were game-winning goals (Feb. 24 at Buffalo & Apr 4 at San Jose). Played 1st game with Anaheim Feb. 5 at Nashville, going scoreless on 2 shots with 11:38 TOI. Scored 1st Anaheim goal, also 1st career GWG, Feb. 24 at Buffalo (Patrick Lalime). Registered 1st Anaheim assist Mar. 22 at Phoenix. Played all 13 playoff games for Anaheim collecting 2 assists with 25 penalty minutes. Played 1st career NHL playoff game and collected 1st assist in GM #1 of WCQF Apr. 16 at San Jose. Collected assist in GM #6 of WCQF Apr. 27 vs. San Jose.
2007-08: Played 19 games for Vancouver. Played 1st career NHL game Nov. 21 vs. Minnesota. Scored 1st NHL goal Dec. 2 at Minnesota (Niklas Backstrom). Played 54 games for Manitoba (AHL) and led team with 201 penalty minutes. Played 6 playoff games with Manitoba scoring 2 goals with 11 penalty minutes.
2006-07: Led Manitoba in penalty minutes (194).
2005-06: Played 1st professional season with Manitoba. Ranked 1st on team in penalty minutes (139).
2004-05: Played 7 games for Team USA at IIHF World Championship collecting 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) with 2 penalty minutes. 2003-05: Played 77 games over 2 seasons at University of Michigan (CCHA) collecting 21 points (11 goals, 10 assists) with 146 penalty minutes.