|BIRTHPLACE:||Madison, WI, USA|
|DRAFTED:||CHI: 2002-282 overall|
|Playoffs: Netted the Western Conference Quarterfinals series-clinching goal, his first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff point, on April 27 against Calgary ... Tallied an NHL playoff career high two assists and a +3 plus/minus rating on May 2 against Vancouver (Game 2) ... Bagged his second goal of the postseason in the series-clinching Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals against Vancouver on May 11 ... Netted goals in two straight games (May 11 and 17).
Regular Season: Recorded career highs with six goals and nine points in 66 games ... Ranked second on the club with 93 penalty minutes ... Notched five of his six goals and eight of his nine points on the road ... Netted his only goal and point at the United Center on March 20 against Edmonton ... Tallied two game-winning markers ... Recorded a career-high three points (G, 2A) and a career-best +4 plus/minus rating on Jan. 6 at Phoenix after being held off the scoresheet in his previous 20 tilts to start the season ... Missed 14 games due to injury from Nov. 26 to Dec. 28 ... Accrued a season-high 17 penalty minutes on Nov. 3 against Colorado ... Skated in his 100th career NHL game on Oct. 31.
2008-09: Recorded career highs with six goals and nine points in 66 regular-season games … Ranked second on the club with 93 penalty minutes … Tallied three goals and five points in 17 games during his Stanley Cup Playoff debut … Shared the team lead with a +3 plus/minus rating and finished second with 30 penalty minutes … Netted the Western Conference Quarterfinals series-clinching goal, his first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff point, on April 27 against Calgary ... Tallied an NHL playoff career high two assists and a +3 plus/minus rating on May 2 against Vancouver (Game 2) ... Notched five of his six goals and eight of his nine points on the road … Netted his only goal and point at the United Center on March 20 against Edmonton … Tallied two game-winning markers … Recorded a career-high three points (G, 2A) and a career-best +4 plus/minus rating on Jan. 6 at Phoenix after being held off the scoresheet in his previous 20 tilts to start the season.
2007-08: Skated in his first full NHL season, collecting four goals and four assists … Ranked third in the NHL with a team-high 214 penalty minutes … Became the first Blackhawks player since Bob Probert in 1998-99 to rack up more than 200 penalty minutes in a single season … Notched his first-career NHL point with an assist Dec. 12 against Los Angeles … Potted his first-career NHL goal Jan. 22 at San Jose … Accrued a season-high 24 penalty minutes Jan. 1 at Los Angeles … Named the Blackhawks Man of the Year by AHAI.
2006-07: Made his NHL/Blackhawk debut on Oct. 14 at St. Louis … Appeared in 9 games with the Blackhawks going scoreless with 2 penalty minutes … Appeared in 64 games with the Norfolk Admirals (AHL), tallying 21 points (11 goals, 10 assists) … Made Admirals' debut on Nov. 1 vs. Bridgeport … Scored his first pro goal/point with the overtime game-winning goal at Manchester on Nov. 12 … Tied the Norfolk franchise record for penalty minutes in a game with 32 on Nov. 18 vs. Binghamton and the record for assists in a game with his first 4 professional assists on Dec. 27 vs. Providence … Registered a shorthanded goal and added an assist for the #3 star honors on Feb. 2 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton … Scored the game-winning goal and earned the #1 star on Mar. 7 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton … Netted the game-winning goal and earned the #1 star on April 14 at Albany … Scored his first pro playoff goal, a shorthanded tally, on April 21 at Wilke-Barre/Scranton.
2005-06: Second year as team captain at the University of Wisconsin, marking the eighth time in school history a captain repeated duties and the fifth time one repeated as the team's lone captain … Ranked third on the team with 33 points and 24 assists … Recorded assists on both goals in the NCAA championship game … Named to the Frozen Four all-tournament team after tallying 4 points in 2 games … Recorded game-winning goals in consecutive nights at No. 18 Michigan State and No. 1 Michigan … Collected 2 short-handed goals, giving him 8 for his career and 7 for his career in WCHA play.
2004-05: Led the WCHA with 4 short-handed goals ... Shared second in the WCHA with 5 game-winning goals, tied for seventh ranking in the nation ... Won the team's National W Club Community Service Award and was a Community All-American.
2003-04: Led the team with 2 short-handed goals and 3 short-handed points … Made the Badger Hockey Showdown All-Tournament Team … Scored his first career goal in his 26th game Nov. 7 at Michigan Tech … Was one of six Badgers to play all 43 games.
2002-03: Played in 19 of 40 games … Scored his first career point with an assist in the Badgers' 3-2 win over Alabama-Huntsville on Oct. 19 … Recorded assists in 3 consecutive games Nov. 2 - Nov. 16 … Missed the final 19 games of the season with an injury.
Junior Career: In 2001-02 he appeared in 61 games, recording 57 points (24 goals, 33 assists) with the Green Bay Gamblers (USHL) … Was second in total points … Named to the USHL All-Star Team … Tied for the Gambler's goal-scoring lead … Led the team with 12 power-play and 8 game-winning goals … Tied for 13th in the league's scoring … Helped