|BIRTHPLACE:||Summerside, PE, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||VAN: 2003-254 overall|
|Claimed on waivers by Anaheim from Vancouver, October 4, 2008. Traded to Vancouver by Anaheim for Mike Brown, February 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 5, 2010. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 25, 2012.|
|ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on July 25,2012.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the eighth round (254th overall) of the 2003 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Claimed by the Anaheim Ducks off waivers from Vancouver on October 4, 2008. Signed by the Boston Bruins as a free agent on July 5, 2010.
LAST SEASON: Appeared in 41 American Hockey League games during his second season with the Providence Bruins and his seventh professional campaign...Scored one goal with 68 penalty minutes...Missed the first 31 games of the season due to a broken fibula (leg), suffered during a preseason game...Returned to the lineup on Dec. 30 at Springfield and played in all but two of the team’s remaining games.
2010-11: Appeared in 60 games during his first season in Providence and his sixth professional season...Led the team with 176 penalty minutes...Did not play the final 19 games of the season.
2009-10: Appeared in 44 games with the Manitoba Moose during his fifth professional season...Scored five points (1g/4a) with 109 penalty minutes...Finished third on the team in penalty minutes.
2008-09: Split his fourth professional campaign between the Anaheim Ducks and Manitoba Moose, appearing in 18 NHL games and 28 AHL games...Recorded his first career point (1a) in his Anaheim debut on Oct. 14 at Los Angeles.
2007-08: Appeared in his second NHL season with Vancouver, going scoreless with 52 penalty minutes in 17 games...Also appeared in 43 AHL games with Manitoba, scoring six points (3g/3a) and ranking third on the team in penalty minutes (108) and plus-minus rating (+12)...Added an assist in six post-season games with Manitoba.
2006-07: Made his NHL debut during his second professional season, appearing in one game with Vancouver on Nov. 9 at Anaheim...Also appeared in 63 AHL games with Manitoba, scoring three points (1g/2a) with 139 penalty minutes...Finished second on the team in penalty minutes...Also appeared in two postseason games.
2005-06: Scored a career-high seven points (1g/6a) in 66 games as a rookie with Manitoba (AHL)...Ranked second on the team in penalty minutes...Made his Calder Cup Playoffs debut, appearing in 12 postseason contests.
JUNIOR: Played three seasons (2002-03 - 2004-05) in the Ontario Hockey League with the Toronto St. Michael’s Majors, totaling 56 points (13g/43a) in 192 regular season games and six points (0g/6a) in 38 playoff games.