2009-10 SEASON: Posted 31 points (12g, 19a) in 77 regular season games with Chicago (AHL) … Scored a goal and added an assist for his first multiple-point game of the season on 11/4 at Milwaukee … Earned back-to-back multiple-point games (1g, 1a) from 2/12-2/13 … Appeared in 13 Calder Cup Playoff games, recording 12 points (9g, 3a) … He paced the club in goals and finished tied for second in points … Tallied a career-high eight-game point streak from 4/26-5/11, amassing 10 points (7g, 3a) in that span.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Recorded 12 points (4g, 8a) in 105 career NHL games with Florida … Appeared in 207 career AHL games with Chicago, San Antonio and Rochester, posting 97 points (41g, 56a) … 2008-09: Appeared in 59 games with the Florida Panthers, earning seven points (2g, 5a) … Earned his only multiple-point game of the season (1g, 1a) on 11/6 at LA … Recorded points in back-to-back games (1g, 1a) on 2/10 and 2/12 … 2007-08: Earned one assist in 26 NHL games with Florida and posted 31 points (13g, 18a) in 54 AHL games with Rochester … Recorded a season-high three points (2g, 1a) in his season debut with the Americans on 10/5 vs. Syracuse … Earned his first NHL recall of the season on 10/15 and made his season debut with Florida the next night at MTL … Appeared in five games during his first stint with Florida and returned to the Amerks on 10/29 … Recalled by Florida on 11/6 … Returned to the AHL on 11/9 … Collected a season-high five-game point streak (3g, 6a) from 11/16-11/30 … Earned his third NHL recall on 12/1 and appeared in seven games before being re-assigned on 12/23 … Recalled by the Panthers for the fourth time on 12/27 … Earned his only NHL point of the season with one assist on 12/28 vs. MTL … Returned to Rochester on 12/29 … Was recalled by the Panthers twice more during the regular season (1/3 and 2/5) … 2006-07: Recorded one assist in 10 NHL games with the Panthers … Appeared in 62 AHL games with Rochester, posting 27 points (13g, 14a) … Began the season with the Amerks, earning his first points (1g, 1a) on 10/21 at Toronto … Earned his first NHL recall of the season on 12/19 and made his season debut with the Panthers that night at TOR … Re-assigned to the Amerks on 12/22 … Recalled by Florida for one game on 1/4 … Recalled by the Panthers for the third time on 1/15 … Earned his only NHL point of the year (1a) 1/20 at WSH and was re-assigned to Rochester that day … Earned one more NHL recall on 1/26 and was returned on 2/5 … Added two goals in six post-season games with the Amerks … 2005-06: Earned three points (2g, 1a) in 10 games during his first NHL season with the Panthers … Added five points (2g, 3a) in four AHL games with Rochester … Earned his first-career NHL recall on 10/18 and made his NHL debut that night at NJ, recording one assist … Scored his first career NHL goal in his second game on 10/20 at FLA … Missed the majority of the season with a wrist injury … 2004-05: Appeared in 10 AHL games with San Antonio following the completion of his junior career, posting three points (1g, 2a).
AMATEUR CAREER: Recorded 238 points (118g, 120a) in 248 career Ontario Hockey League games with Kingston from 2001 to 2005 … 2004-05: Posted 67 points (32g, 35a) in 62 games with Kingston … Led the team in points, tied for the team lead in goals and ranked third in assists … 2003-04: Appeared in 53 games with Kingston, earning 58 points (35g, 23a) … Added seven points (3g, 4a) in five post-season contests … 2002-03: Registered a career-high 70 points (32g, 38a) in 68 games … Led the Frontenacs in points and goals, and ranked third in assists … 2001-02: Earned 43 points (19g, 24a) in 65 games during his rookie OHL campaign.
PERSONAL: Was a fan of Mario Lemieux growing up in Quebec ... Spends his off-seasons in Florida ... Lists winning the World Junior Championships with Canada in 2005 as his favorite hockey memory.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Florida in the first round, 25th overall, of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft … Signed by the Thrashers as a free agent on July 13, 2009.