Acquired: From OTT w/ a conditional 2011 7th round pick for Ryan Potulny and a conditional 2011 2nd round pick
Drafted: NYI / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (227th overall)
2010-11: Recorded 21 points (4G, 17A) in 76 regular-season games with the Blackhawks and Ottawa Senators … Notched one goal, six assists and a +3 rating in 19 regular-season tilts with Chicago after being acquired on Feb. 28 … Registered his first goal as a Blackhawk—the game winner—on March 20 at PHX ... Tallied his first points as a Blackhawk with a pair of assists on March 4 vs. CAR ... Made his Blackhawks debut with 16:53 of ice time on March 2 vs. CGY ... At the time of his acquisition from Ottawa, he had recorded three goals and 11 assists in 58 games with the Senators ... Ranked third on Ottawa with 70 blocked shots and second among team blueliners with 73 hits ... Tallied a season-high three points (G, 2A) and a +4 rating on Feb. 2 vs. DET ... Posted back-to-back multi-assist efforts on Feb. 2 and Feb. 5 (4A total)… Recorded one assist and was +3 in seven games against Vancouver in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.
2009-10: Posted four goals and 14 assists over 67 regular-season contests with Ottawa … Recorded three multi-point games … Collected a pair of assists and registered a season-high +3 rating on Oct. 28 at FLA … Tallied four points (G, 3A) over a season-long three-game point streak from Dec. 28-31 … Registered a season-high seven shots on goal on March 18 at ATL … Logged a season-high 24:30 of ice time on Oct. 22 vs. NSH … Collected a pair of assists and recorded a +1 rating in six Stanley Cup Playoff games.
2008-09: Netted a career-high 11 goals and added 19 assists in 76 regular-season games with New York and Ottawa … Potted a career-best four game-winning markers … Opened the season with 17 points (6G, 11A) in 51 games with the Islanders… Notched 13 points (5G, 8A) and a +4 rating after being dealt to Ottawa in advance of the trade deadline … Posted three multi-point games … Netted a pair of goals on Nov. 3 vs. CBJ … Tallied four points—all assists—over a season-long three-game point streak from Feb. 21-26 … Accrued a career-high 15 penalty minutes on Dec. 6 vs. ATL … Compiled a career-high 55 penalty minutes over the course of the season … Logged a season-high 27:22 of ice time on Oct. 27 vs. NYR … Averaged a career-high 19:32 of ice time during the year.
2007-08: Recorded four goals, 14 assists and 16 penalty minutes in 46 games with New York … Posted four multi-point outings, including a career-high four-point effort (4A) on Oct. 18 at WSH … Registered seven points—all assists—over the course of a season-long three-game point streak from Oct. 18-27 … Netted the first shorthanded goal of his NHL career on Dec. 29 vs. NJD.
2006-07: Notched one goal and 13 assists in 51 regular-season contests with the Islanders … Tallied two points (G, A) in five games in his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut ... Recorded six points (3G, 3A) and eight penalty minutes in 15 regular-season games with the AHL Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
2005-06: Posted a career-best 25 assists and led team defensemen with a career-high 34 points in 80 regular-season games with the Islanders in his rookie season ... Shared third among rookie blueliners with nine goals and ranked sixth with 34 points ... Finished third on the club with 104 blocked shots ... Paced team defensemen with 41 takeaways ... Recorded four multi-point games, all consisting of two assists ... Registered a career-high eight shots on goal on Jan. 28 at BOS ... Logged a career-high 28:52 of ice time on April 18 vs. PHI ... Averaged 25:51 of ice time in nine games during the month of April.
2004-05: Made his professional debut with Bridgeport Sound, posting 15 goals, 34 assists and a +13 rating in 70 regular-season contests.
2003-04: Wrapped up a three-year career with the OHL Erie Otters by posting career highs in goals, assists and points in 67 regular-season tilts ... His 20 goals ranked third among OHL defensemen while his 66 points ranked fourth ... Tallied six assists in eight postseason tilts.
2002-03: Shared fifth among OHL blueliners with 40 assists and ranked 11th with 48 points in 60 regular-season games with Erie.
2001-02: Posted 26 points (2G, 24A) and a career-best +17 rating in 68 regular-season tilts with Erie ... Collected five helpers and a +5 rating in 20 OHL postseason games while helping the Otters win the Robertson Cup ... Registered a +2 rating in four games in the 2002 Memorial Cup.
2000-01: Made his junior hockey debut with ten points (G, 9A) and a +10 rating in 52 regular-season contests with the Erie Otters.