|BIRTHPLACE:||Swift Current, SK, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||PIT: 1996-72 overall|
|Traded to Tampa Bay by NY Rangers for Gordie Dwyer, October 10, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 14, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 12, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 13, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 13, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Hershey (AHL), July 29, 2010.|
Played one NHL game with PHI … Recorded 43 points (17g-26a) in 58 games with the Philadelphia Phantoms (AHL) … Played in his 600th AHL game on 11/7 at Manchester … Recorded a hat trick on 11/1 at Hershey … Tallied three GWGs, tying a career high … Had two or more goals in a game four times … Recorded 10 multiple-point games … Tallied a goal on 11/1 at Hershey to record his 300th AHL point; also added two more goals that night … Registered a point in six straight games (4g-5a) from 3/4— 3/18 … Recorded a goal, an assist and six PIM in four playoff games for Philadelphia.
2007-08: Recorded 44 points (18g-26a) in 57 games with Philadelphia (AHL) …Registered 12 multiple-point games … Recorded nine PPGs … Had a season-high four points (2g-2a) on 2/23 at Hershey … Had a career-high eight points (4g-4a) in 12 playoff games … Scored two goals in Game 2 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (5/3). 2006-07: Rejoined the PHI organization and appeared in a career-high 15 NHL games,
recording two assists … Had 32 points (10g-22a) in 57 games with Philadelphia (AHL) … Had three two-goal games … Registered a point in four straight games (1g-7a) from 3/23—3/30. 2005-06: Played in five games for Washington after joining the team as a free agent in the offseason … Recorded his first NHL point (assist) 2/10 at PHI … Ranked seventh on Hershey with 49 points (20g-29a) in 74 games ... Added an assist and four PIM in the AHL playoffs, appearing in three games as Hershey won the Calder Cup. 2004-05: Tallied 24 points (9g-15a) and 112 PIM in 58 games for Philadelphia (AHL) … Added seven assists and 28 PIM in the AHL playoffs, appearing in 21 games as Philadelphia won the Calder Cup. 2003-04: Made his NHL debut for PHI on 10/16 at SJ … Had seven PIM in seven NHL games … Registered 35 points (13g-22a) with Philadelphia (AHL) … Led the AHL in minor penalties with 71 …Added an assist in 12 AHL playoff games. 2002-03: Recorded 37 points (15g-22a) and 121 PIM in 72 games with Springfield (AHL) … Had eight multiple-point games …Tallied four points (3g-1a) and eight PIM in six playoff games. 2001-02: Registered
AHL career highs in games (78) and PIM (193) with Hartford … His teammates voted him the co-winner of the Wolf Pack’s “Seventh Player” Award … Recorded three points (2g-1a) and 50 PIM in 10 playoff games. 2000-01: Split time between Hartford and Charlotte (ECHL) ... Registered 28 points (11g-17a) in 56 games with Hartford … Added two goals and two PIM in five playoff games for Hartford … Tallied 17 points (9g-8a) in 12 games with Charlotte. 1999-00: Split time between Hartford, Charlotte and Binghamton (UHL) … Recorded nine PIM in eight games with Hartford … Tallied 29 points (10g-19a) and 117 PIM in 47 games with Charlotte … Added two assists and four PIM in three games with Binghamton … Played one playoff game
with Binghamton. 1998-99: Split time between Hartford and Charlotte … Recorded three goals and eight points in 56 games for Hartford … Tallied 11 points (5g-6a) in 12 games for Charlotte.
1997-98: Ranked 15th in the WHL with 93 points in 68 games with the Regina Pats… Tallied 48 goals, good for 10th in the WHL and second on Regina … Ranked second in the WHL with 11 GWGs … Tied for third in the WHL with 20 PPGs …Finished +38, which ranked 12th in the WHL … Tallied 32 multiple-point games …
Registered a hat trick on opening night vs. Saskatoon … Had points in 10 straight games (8g-10a) 10/18—11/12 … Had four straight three-point games (7g-5a) from 3/10—3/15 … Recorded five points (1g-4a) on 11/28 at Saskatoon … Recorded 12 points (5g-7a) in nine playoff games. 1996-97: Tied for fourth on the team with 75 points (25g-50a) … Led Regina at +25 … Recorded 11 PPGs… Registered 20 multiple-point games... Recorded five assists on 11/8 vs. Edmonton … Tallied four points (3g-1a) on 12/17 vs. Kelowna. 1995-96: Registered 63 points (21g-42a) and 155 PIM in 72 games for Regina. 1994-95: Recorded 11 points (6g-5a) and six PIM in his rookie season with Regina … Appeared in four playoff games.
Pittsburgh’s third-round choice, 72nd overall, in 1996 Entry Draft … N.Y. Rangers’ fourth-round choice, 114th overall, in 1998 Entry Draft … Traded to Tampa Bay by N.Y. Rangers for Gordie Dwyer, Oct. 10, 2002 … Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 14, 2003 … Signed as a free agent by Washington, Aug. 12, 2005… Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 13, 2006 … Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 13, 2009.
Enjoys boating in the offseason … Favorite sport other than hockey is baseball… Top hockey memory is winning the Calder Cup, which he did in back-to-back seasons (2005 and ’06).