- Making his fourth postseason appearance ('06, '10, '11)
- Has made it to the Eastern Conference Final the last two seasons with Montreal and Tampa Bay
- Had an assist in back-to-back games (0-2=2) from April 3 - 5
- Made his Sharks debut on Feb. 17 at Carolina and registered an assist and four shots
- Acquired by San Jose on Feb. 16 from Tampa Bay (see how acquired for details)
Brother of Steve ECAC All-Rookie Team (2000) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2001) ECAC First All-Star Team (2003) NCAA East First All-American Team (2003)
Traded to Nashville by NY Rangers for Adam Hall, July 19, 2006. Traded to Pittsburgh by Nashville with Libor Pivko for Pittsburgh's 3rd round choice (Ryan Thang) in 2007 Entry Draft, July 19, 2006. Traded to Minnesota by Pittsburgh for Minnesota's 3rd round choice (Casey Pierro-Zabotel) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 27, 2007. Claimed on waivers by Toronto from Minnesota, January 11, 2008. Traded to Buffalo by Toronto for Carolina's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Toronto selected Jesse Blacker) in 2009 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Florida, October 5, 2009. Traded to Montreal by Florida for Montreal's 2nd round choice (later traded to San Jose San Jose selected Matthew Nieto) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 11, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 30, 2010. Traded to San Jose by Tampa Bay with Tampa Bay's 7th round choice (later traded to Chicago Chicago selected Brandon Whitney) in 2012 Entry Draft for Minnesota's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Nashville Nashville selected Pontius Aberg) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 16, 2012.