2009-10: Appeared in one NHL game for Pittsburgh and 78 contests with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL) ... Led the team with 27 goals, while also adding 41 points ... Played in four playoff games with WBS.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 17 NHL games with Pittsburgh, notching two assists ... Made NHL debut at New Jersey, Dec. 10, 2008 ... Recorded first point (assist) vs. Atlanta, Dec. 18, 2008 ... Played four pro seasons with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Wheeling (East Coast Hockey League) ... Totaled 100 points (55+45) in 242 games for WBS ... Has played in 44 postseason games with WBS, recording 12 points (3+9) ... Compiled 17 points (6+11) in 19 games in lone season with Wheeling.
COLLEGE: Played four seasons for University of Notre Dame from 2002-06 … Was school’s all-time “iron man” after not missing a game in four years (153 games) … Ranked third on all-time school list in games played … Had career point total of 59 (25+34).
JUNIOR: Before Notre Dame, played two seasons for U.S. National Team Development Program from 2000-02 … Won a gold medal with U.S. at 2002 Under-18 World Championships.