Made his first apperance in a Predators sweater on Dec. 1 against Vancouver.
Recalled on Nov. 29 from Milwaukee. At the time of his recall, led the Admirals in assists (9) and was tied for the team lead in points (13).
Has also appeared in 34 NHL games with Washington and Columbus since 2009-10, registering 13 points (4g-9a).
Spent four seasons at Colgate University (ECAC) from 2002-06, recording 101 points (46g-55a) in 139 games.
ECAC Second All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by San Antonio (AHL), October 6, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 5, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 5, 2011. Traded to Tampa Bay by Nashville with Anders Lindback and Nashville's 7th round choice (Nikita Gusev) in 2012 Entry Draft for Sebastian Caron, Minnesota's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Nashville selected Pontus Aberg) in 2012 Entry Draft, Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Nashville selected Colton Sissons) in 2012 Entry Draft and Tampa Bay's 3rd round choice in 2013 Entry Draft, June 15, 2012.