2009-10: Played the year with Chicago of the American Hockey League ... Scored a team-best 34 goals, while adding 22 assists, 56 points and a plus-20 rating ... Tied for team lead with seven power-play goals ... Posted four goals and six points in nine postseason games with the Wolves.
PRO CAREER: Logged 19 career NHL games with Atlanta, recording two goals and four points ... Played majority of career with Atlanta’s top-minor league affiliate Chicago Wolves of American Hockey League ... In four seasons with Chicago, he scored 144 goals and 263 points in 254 games ... Added 14 goals and 30 points in 40 playoff contests for the Wolves ... Tallied 55 goals and 97 points in first season with Chicago in 2006-07; His 55 goals led the AHL, and he earned the Willie Marshall Award (goal-scoring champion) and the Dudley “Red” Garret Memorial Trophy as top AHL rookie ... Named to All-Rookie Team and AHL First-Team All Star, as well as winning the All-Star Game MVP in 2007 ... Drafted by Atlanta in the fifth round (145th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
INTERNATIONAL: Played two years in the United States National Development Team Program from 2000-02 ... Represented his country in three tournaments, twice winning gold ... Recorded nine goals and 12 points in eight games to help the U.S. Under-18 Team capture its first-ever gold medal at the 2002 U-18 World Championships ... Participated in the 2003 and 2004 World Junior Championships, scoring three goals in the 2004 tournament to lead the United States to a gold medal.
COLLEGE: Played four collegiate seasons with Colorado College ... Totaled 108 goals and 184 points in 149 games ... Finished as a Top 3 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award after posting 34 goals and 63 points in his junior campaign.