Split the season between the Capitals and Hershey (AHL) … Recalled by the Caps five times during the regular season and once during the playoffs … Recorded five points (1g-4a), 14 PIM and a +4 rating in 26 games with Washington … Logged 18 or more minutes in 11 out of the 26 games for the Capitals … Had three of his five points in the first period (3a) and four out of his five points on the road (1g-3a) … Made NHL debut 10/21 at CGY, his hometown … Scored his first NHL goal and point 10/25 at DAL … Recorded his first NHL assist 11/15 at NJ … Played in Games 2 and 3 against PIT in the ECSF and had one assist … Had 12 points (2g-10a) in 46 games for Hershey … Recorded an assist in three straight games from 10/10-10/17… Scored the GWG against Philadelphia (2/6) … Played in 16 Calder Cup playoff games and had five assists, as Hershey won the Calder Cup … Registered a +15 rating in the AHL playoffs and did not have a minus game.
Skated in 56 games in his second season with Hershey (AHL), recording eight points (1g-7a) and 90 PIM ... Finished at +5 … Had a goal and an assist 11/9 at Norfolk … Goal was the game-winner … Posted two assists and was +4 11/17 vs. Bridgeport … Missed 12 straight games (12/29-1/23) due to injury … Missed another eight games due to injury in February … Skated in practice with the Capitals prior to the Stanley Cup playoffs but did not appear in a game.
2006-07: Recorded 11 points (2g-9a) in 68 games in his first full season in Hershey … Scored the first goal of the season for the Bears, sparking a 7-4 win 10/4 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton … Scored his second goal in five games 10/29 at Philadelphia … Had four assists in a six-game span from 3/18-3/31 … Recorded seven assists in 17 Calder Cup playoff games … Finished second among Bears defensemen in playoff scoring, trailing only Mike Green … Was tied for sixth on the team in playoff assists … Named the No. 2 star on 5/2 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton … Recorded two assists in Game 1 of the ECF (5/19) and added two more the next night in Game 2.
2005-06: Spent most of the season with Las Vegas (ECHL) … Recorded four assists in 13 playoff games for Las Vegas … Made his Hershey debut in the playoffs against Portland … Played two games for the Bears and had one assist.
2004-05: Split the season between Syracuse (AHL) and Dayton (ECHL) … Led all Dayton defensemen in goals (6) and points (20).
2003-04: Played all year in Syracuse and recorded six points (2g-4a) in 69 games.
2002-03: Split his first pro season between Syracuse and Dayton.
2001-02: Posted 32 points (3g-29a) in 70 games for Kamloops (WHL) … Ranked second among Blazers defensemen in scoring, trailing only Shaone Morrisonn … Made his pro debut with Syracuse (AHL) at the conclusion of his junior season.
2000-01: Recorded 33 points (5g-28a) in 70 games as a WHL rookie with Kamloops … Trailed only Morrisonn among club defensemen in scoring … Ranked sixth on the team with 146 PIM.
Signed by Columbus as a free agent, Sept. 24, 2000 … Signed by Washington as a free agent, July 2, 2008.
Hobbies include music, golf and tennis … Favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong.