2009-10: Saw action in three NHL games with the NY Rangers ... Spent most of the season with Hartford Wolfpack of the American Hockey League ... Notched 28 points (4+24) in 69 games.
PRO CAREER: Played in eight NHL games with the NY Rangers, notching two points (1+1) ... Made NHL debut Dec. 7, 2008 vs. Calgary ... Notched first assist Dec. 27, 2008 vs. New Jersey, and first goal April 2, 2009 at Carolina ... Spent majority of career with Rangers’ top-minor league affiliate, the Hartford Wolfpack of the American Hockey League ... Posted 21 goals, 81 assists and 102 points in 246 games with Hartford ... Posted 10 points (2+8) in 18 postseason games with Wolfpack ... Drafted by Rangers in fourth round (122nd overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
INTERNATIONAL: Played two years for the United States National Development Team from 2000-02 ... Was a member of Team USA’s first-ever World Junior Under-18 Championship gold-medal winning team in 2002 ... Also won a gold medal in the 2004 World Junior Championships with Team USA.
COLLEGE: Lansing, Michigan native played four seasons at Michigan State ... In 150 career collegiate games, he recorded 44 points (8+36) ... Set career highs across the board in games played (45), goals (t-4), assists (18) and points (22) in 2005-06.