|BIRTHPLACE:||Maple Ridge, BC, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||CAR: 2004-4 overall|
|Traded to Chicago by Carolina for Tuomo Ruutu, February 26, 2008. Traded to Atlanta by Chicago for Ivan Vishnevskiy and Winnipeg/Atlanta's 2nd round choice (Adam Clendening) in 2011 Entry Draft, July 1, 2010. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011.|
|2011-12: Tallied 50 points (28G, 22A) after 82 games with the Jets... Played his first game
as a Winnipeg Jet on Oct. 9 vs. MTL (1-5L)… Scored first goal with the Jets on Oct. 15 at PHO
(1-4L)… Earned an assist in his 100th franchise game on Nov. 17 vs. WSH (4-1W)… Scored his
100th career NHL goal on Nov. 25 at CAR (3-1W)… Scored a pair of goals to extend his point
streak to three games on Feb. 21 vs. PHI (4-5OTL)… Scored a pair of goals and recorded
an assist on Feb. 23 vs. TB (4-3W)… Scored two goals, the second his 100th with the Jets
franchise, on Mar. 14 vs. DAL (5-2W)… Scored his 25th of the season, the overtime winner,
on Mar. 30 at CAR (4-3OTW)… scored two goals, including the overtime winner, on Apr. 3 at
FLA (5-4OTW)… Ended season as only Jet to play all 82 games in 2011-12.
2010-11: Leads the team with a career-high 58 points and 28 goals, and ranks third with 30 assists ... Leads Thrashers forwards with 20:04 of average ice time ... Earned an assist and scored the game-deciding goal in the shootout on 3/27 vs. OTT ... Posted 13 points (9g, 4a) in 12 games from 2/13 - 3/12 ... Tallied a season-high three points (2g, 1a), including the OT game-winner, on 3/5 vs. FLA ... Posted a career-high four-game goal streak (5g) from 2/7 - 2/23 ... Scored two unassisted goals on 2/13 vs. CAR ... Named eighth captain in Thrashers history on 11/18 ... Notched 17 points (6g, 11a) in 16 games from 11/6 - 12/10 ... Posted a career-high tying six-game scoring streak (4g, 3a) from 1/2 - 1/15 ... Also had a six-game scoring streak (3g, 5a) from 10/15 - 10/27.
2009-10: Tallied 38 points (17g, 21a) in all 82 games for the Chicago Blackhawks ... One of five Chicago players to appear in all 82 games ... Set a career-high and tied for seventh on the team in goals ... Earned points in three straight games (1g, 3a) from 10/10-10/14, including two assists on 10/12 vs. CGY ... Posted a three-game point streak from 11/15-11/21, earning three points (1g, 2a) during that stretch ... Scored his lone game-winning goal of the season on 1/7 at BOS ... Tallied two points (1g, 1a) on 1/16 at CBJ ... Recorded four points (2g, 2a) during a three-game point streak from 1/26-1/30 ... Skated in his 300th career game on 2/14 at CBJ ... Registered a three-game point streak (4g, 1a) from 3/5-3/10, including his first-career NHL hat trick on 3/7 vs. DET ... Tallied four points (1g, 3a) during a three-game point/assist streak from 4/6-4/9 ... Added six points (3g, 3a) in 19 post-season games, while help the Blackhawks capture the Stanley Cup Championship ... Scored his first post-season goal in Game Five of the Western Confer- ence Quarterfinals on 4/24 vs. NSH ... Registered a three-game point streak (1g, 2a) from 6/4-6/9, including one goal in the Stanley Cup clinching win on 6/9 at PHI.
2008-09: Recorded a career-high 49 points (15g, 34a) while appearing in all 82 games for the Blackhawks ... Set a career-high for assists ... Ranked sixth on the team in points and assists, while sharing seventh in goals ... Chicago posted a 12-0-1 record when he scored a goal ... Ranked second among team forwards and third overall with a plus-26 rating ... Earned three points (2g, 1a) on 11/3 vs. COL ... Recorded seven points (2g, 5a) during a three-game point streak from 12/3-12/7, including a career-high four points and three assists on 12/7 vs. PHX ... Recorded a season-high six-game point streak from 12/12-12/26, earning eight points (2g, 6a) during that stretch ... Tied his career-high with three assists on 12/16 at EDM ... Appeared in his 200th career NHL game on 1/17 vs. STL ... Tallied three points (1g, 2a) on 2/5 at CGY ... Registered four points (1g, 3a) during a four-game point streak from 2/27-3/7 ... Tied his season-high with two goals on 3/25 vs. SJ ... Added four points (3g, 1a) in 17 Stanley Cup Playoff games ... Tallied a post- season high two points (1g, 1a), including the game-winning goal in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals on 5/7 vs. VAN.
2007-08: Recorded 30 points (14g, 16a) in 63 games, splitting time between Carolina and Chicago ... Appeared in 43 games with the Hurri- canes, tallying 18 points (9g, 9a) ... Appeared in two American Hockey League games with Albany, scoring one goal ... Scored his first goal of the season on 10/5 vs. PIT ... Scored goals in back-to-back games on 12/20 and 12/22 ... Tallied his first game-winning goal of the season on 2/8 at WSH ... Registered a five-game point streak from 2/8-2/16, posting seven points (3g, 4a) during that stretch ... Scored a season- high two goals on 2/12 at BOS and tallied a season-high two assists on 2/16 vs. FLA ... Traded to the Blackhawks for Tuomo Ruutu on 2/26 and made his Chicago debut on 2/27 vs. PHX ... Scored his first goal in a Blackhawks uniform on 2/28 at DAL and earned points in three straight games (2g, 1a) from 2/28-3/4 ... Tied his season-high with the Blackhawks twice with two assists on 3/9 vs. EDM, as well as one goal and one assist on 3/14 at CBJ.
2006-07: Earned 21 points (11g, 10a) in 65 games with the Hurricanes ... Ranked seventh on the team in goals ... Scored goals in back-to- back games on 11/24 and 11/28 ... Posted a season-high two points (1g, 1a) on 1/20 vs. TB ... Collected a season-high two assists on 3/17 at NJ ... Scored a season-high two goals, including the game-winner, on 3/24 vs. SJ ... 2005-06: Made his NHL debut, tallying 11 points (6g, 5a) in 29 games with Carolina ... Recorded 19 points (11g, 8a) in 25 AHL games with Lowell ... Appeared in his first career NHL game on 11/20 vs. TB ... Scored his first career NHL goal on 11/25 vs. TOR ... Posted a season-high two points (1g, 1a) on 1/23 vs. MTL ... Added five points (2g, 3a) in 17 post-season games, while helping the Hurricanes cap- ture the Stanley Cup Championship ... Earned his first career Stanley Cup Playoff point (1a) on 4/24 vs. MTL ... Scored his first post-season goal on 5/26 at BUF ... Tallied his first post-season game-winning goal in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals on 6/7 vs. EDM.
AMATEUR CAREER: Registered 120 points (49g, 71a) in 137 career Western Hockey League games with Vancouver and Calgary from 2001 to 2005 ... Added 18 points (8g, 10a) in 19 WHL post-season games ... 2004-05: Posted 45 points (19g, 26a) in 65 games with Calgary ... Ranked third on the team in points and goals, and was fourth in as- sists ... Tallied 11 points (7g, 4a) in 12 post-season games ... 2003-04: Earned 75 points (30g, 45a) in 71 games with Calgary ... Led the team in goals and points, and ranked second in assists ... Tallied seven points (1g, 6a) in seven WHL playoff games ... 2002-03: Collected 55 points (15g, 40a) in 58 games with Coquitlam of the British Columbia Hockey League ... 2001-02: Made his WHL debut, appearing in one game with the Vancouver Giants.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Appeared for Canada at the 2005 World Junior Championship, tallying seven points (3g, 4a) in six games.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Carolina in the first round, fourth overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft ... Acquired by Chicago from Carolina for Tuomo Ruutu on Feb. 26, 2008 ... Acquired by the Thrashers from Chicago for Ivan Vishnevskiy and a second-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft on July 1, 2010.