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.
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.
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.
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 Green Bay win the West Division with a 46-12-3 record (95 points) … Notched a hat trick vs. Chicago Steel in a 6-1 win Jan. 25.