2009-10 SEASON: Earned 15 points (4g, 11a) in a career-high 64 games with the NY Islanders … Led the Islanders with 178 hits … Earned his first point (1a) on 10/8 at OTT … Tallied three points (3a) over a four-game span from 10/8-10/16 … Collected a season-high two points/assists on 11/27 vs. PIT … Collected one assist and a season-high plus-three rating on 1/12 vs. DET … Scored his first goal of the season on 1/19 at PIT … Scored two goals over a three-game span from 3/13- 3/16 … Earned three assists over the final six games of the season from 4/3-4/11.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Recorded 71 points (19g, 52a) in 266 career NHL games with Philadelphia, Phoenix and the Islanders … Added one assist in six Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Flyers … Appeared in 137 American Hockey League games with the Philadelphia Phantoms and San Antonio Rampage from 2003 to 2008, posting 51 points (23g, 28a) in those games … Earned 15 points (3g, 12a) in 33 AHL post-season games, including capturing the 2005 Calder Cup with the Phantoms … 2008-09: Earned nine points (4g, 5a) in 27 games with the Islanders … Tallied two points (1g, 1a) on 10/25 vs. CAR … Posted a season-high three points (2g, 1a), including the game-winning goal, on 11/29 vs. OTT … Collected assists in back-to-back games 12/29-12/31 … Missed the final 41 games of the season due to injury … 2007-08: Appeared in 57 NHL games with Phoenix and the Islanders … Appeared in five games with the Coyotes before being claimed off waivers by the Islanders on 11/10 … Earned back-to-back points (2a) from 1/8-1/11 … Tallied a season-high two assists on 2/7 at PIT … Recorded points in three straight games (2g, 1a) from 2/14-2/18, including two game-winning goals … Posted a season-high plus-three rating on 2/18 vs. SJ … Registered assists in back-to-back games from 3/27-3/29 … 2006-07: Tallied eight points (2g, 6a) in 60 NHL games, while splitting the season between Philadelphia and the Islanders … Began the season with the Flyers and appeared in 25 games, earning five points (2g, 3a) … Posted his first point of the season (1a) on 10/7 vs. NYR … Tallied four points (2g, 2a) over a four-game span from 11/20-11/25, including a season-high two points (1g, 1a) on 11/24 vs. CBJ … Traded to the Islanders on 12/16 … Missed 12 games due to injury and returned to the lineup to make his Islanders debut on 1/6 at CAR, earning one assist in that contest … 2005-06: Recorded 27 points (6g, 21a) in 57 games with the Flyers … Registered career-highs in points, goals and assists … Also appeared in 11 AHL games with the Phantoms, posting six points (3g, 3a) … Missed the first 16 games of the season due to an injury suffered in training camp, and began the year in the AHL … Earned points in four straight games with the Phantoms from 11/18-11/23, posting four points (2g, 2a) in that stretch … Recalled by the Flyers on 12/6 and appeared in his first NHL game of the season that night vs. CGY … Earned his first career NHL point (1a) on 12/22 vs. OTT and tallied an assist the following night at PIT … Scored his first career NHL goal on 12/29 at CAR … Posted his first multiple-point game (1g, 1a) on 1/5 at NYR … Collected points in three straight games from 1/21-1/25, earning three points (1g, 2a) during that stretch … Posted a season-high two assists on 2/10 vs. WSH … Tallied three assists during a three-game point streak from 3/17-3/21 … Earned five assists during a three-game point streak from 4/11-4/15 … Tallied one assist in six Stanley Cup Playoff games … Made his NHL post-season debut on 4/22 at BUF and earned his first career post-season point (1a) on 4/28 vs. BUF … 2004-05: Appeared in 59 AHL games with the Phantoms, posting 15 points (6g, 9a) … Added 12 points (3g, 9a) in 21 post-season games, while helping the Phantoms capture the Calder Cup Championship … 2003-04: Made his professional debut, appearing in one NHL games with the Flyers and 59 AHL games with the Phantoms, posting 28 points (14g, 14a) … Appeared in his first career NHL contest on 3/6 at WSH … Added three assists in12 Calder Cup Playoff games.
AMATEUR CAREER: Recorded 72 points (17g, 55a) in 126 career games with Boston University from 1999 to 2003 … 2002-03: Recorded 21 points (5g, 16a) in 36 games with the Terriers … Named to the NCAA East First All-American Team and the Hockey East Fist All-Star Team … Ranked second among team defensemen in points and assists … Tied for the lead among defenseman in goals … 2001-02: Tallied 20 points (5g, 15a) in 37 games with Boston … Ranked third among defensemen in points … 2000-01: Recorded 19 points (6g, 13a) in 28 games … 1999-2000: Appeared in 25 games as a freshman, posting 12 points (1g, 11a) … Named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Represent the United States at the 2006 World Championships, appearing in seven games … Spent three seasons with the United States National Team Development Program from 1997 to 2000.
PERSONAL: Lists winning the Calder Cup as his favorite hockey memory ... If he were not playing hockey he would like to be an organic farmer ... His favorite sport other than hockey is football ... His first job was as a construction worker ... He and his wife, Lindsey, have two children, Frederick V and Carter.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent on May 21, 2003 … Acquired by the NY Islanders from Philadelphia with a third-round selection (Mark Katic) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft for Alexei Zhitnik on Dec. 16, 2006 … Claimed off waivers by Phoenix from the NY Islanders on Oct. 8, 2007 … Claimed off waivers by the NY Islanders from Phoenix on Nov. 10, 2007 … Signed by the Thrashers as a free agent on Aug. 19, 2010.