|BIRTHPLACE:||Eau Claire, WI, USA|
|DRAFTED:||CHI: 2004-140 overall|
|Regular Season: Appeared in one game with the Blackhawks, posting a +1 plus/minus rating and two penalty minutes in 13:37 of action in the team's 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on April 11 ... Ranked second on Rockford (AHL) with 128 penalty minutes and recorded 14 assists and 20 points in 75 regular-season contests.|
2009-10: Posted the first multi-point game of his NHL career with a goal and an assist in a shootout win in Columbus on Feb. 14 … Skated in three regular-season contests for the Blackhawks ... Recorded one assist in five preseason contests with Chicago … Registered professional career-highs in goals (7), assists (15), and points (22) in 77 regular-season games with the AHL’s Rockford Ice Hogs … Served as the captain for Chicago’s top minor-league affiliate … Tallied a career-best three points (3A) and +3 plus/minus rating on Oct. 17 against Peoria … Posted seven points (G, 6A) over a four-game stretch from Oct. 11 to Oct. 17 … Compiled a season-long three-game point streak (G, 2A) from Feb. 12 to Feb. 15.
2008-09: Appeared in one regular-season game with the Blackhawks, posting a +1 plus/minus rating and two penalty minutes in 13:37 of action in the team’s 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on April 11 ... Ranked second on Rockford (AHL) with a pro career-high 128 penalty minutes and recorded 14 assists and 20 points in 75 regular-season contests … Held scoreless in four playoff tilts … Registered points in a season-high three straight games from Nov. 26 to 29, posting an assist in each contest … Tallied two points in a game twice, collecting a goal and an assist on both Jan. 23 against Iowa and Feb. 4 at Rockford … Notched a season-high five shots on March 11 against Milwaukee … Accrued a season-high 15 penalty minutes on March 13 at San Antonio.2007-08: Made his NHL debut in 19 games with the Blackhawks, bagging three points (two goals, one assist) and 10 penalty minutes … Netted his first career NHL goal, a short-handed strike, in his first contest on Nov. 22 at Calgary … Missed 12 games from Nov. 30 to Dec. 26 due to a broken foot … Notched seven goals, 10 assists, 17 points and 64 penalty minutes in 49 regular-season outings with the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs … Posted the first two-goal game of his pro career on Nov. 9 against Grand Rapids … Registered two points (one goal, one assist) and six penalty minutes in 12 Calder Cup Playoff matchups.
2006-07: Made his professional debut with the AHL’s Norfolk Admirals after signing an Amateur Tryout Contract, posting five points (two goals, three assists) in nine regular-season games … Dished out three assists in six postseason games with Norfolk … Wrapped up his collegiate career, leading the University of Wisconsin with 19 goals and ranking second with 26 points in 41 contests … Placed second on the squad with 54 penalty minutes.
2005-06: Helped the University of Wisconsin capture the NCAA Championship, tallying a career-best 15 assists and collecting 20 points in 41 contests.
2004-05: Collected a college career-best 26 points, fifth-best on the Badgers, as a sophomore … Ranked fourth on the club with 12 goals and dished out 14 assists.
2003-04: Notched six goals, 13 assists, 19 points and 48 penalty minutes in 37 outings with Wisconsin as a freshman.
USA National Team Development Program: Spent two years with USA Hockey’s NTDP...Served the team as assistant captain in 2002–03...Recorded 10 goals and 23 points in 55 games in 2002–03...Team finished fourth at 2003 World Under-18 Championships in Russia...Had 10 goals and 29 points in 63 games during 2001–02 season with the under-17 team...Played for Wisconsin head coach Mike Eaves at the NTDP...Member of team that won the 2002 World Under-17 Challenge...Named athlete of the year for northwest Wisconsin in 2002.