Acquired: Acquired from Colorado on June 24, 2006 in exchange for Jordan Leopold and a second round draft choice, 59th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and a conditional draft choice DRAFTED: COL - 1st round, 12th overall, in 1998 Entry Draft
Drafted: COL / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (12th overall)
- Underwent season-ending hip surgery on Feb. 21.
- Placed on Injured Reserve, Feb. 24 (retroactive to Jan. 30).
- Has 411 points (141g/270a) in 465 regular season games with the Avs, ranking him 10th on the franchise’s all-time scoring chart.
- Suffered a knee injury on Nov. 2 vs. Montreal, forcing him to miss 36 games from Nov. 6 to Jan. 21.
- Was placed on Injured Reserve, Nov. 18 (retroactive to Nov. 2) and activated on Jan. 24.
- Tallied a season-high two goals on Oct. 12 at Washington.
- Had three assists in the season opener on Oct. 2 vs. Anaheim in what was his first regular season game with Colorado since April 17, 2006.
- Was the first Avalanche player to register three points in a season opener since 2007-08, when Paul Stastny and Andrew Brunette both
accomplished the feat.