Ranked fourth in NHL in PIM...Leads team in faceoffs at 60.7% (162-of-267)...Won 10-of-10 faceoffs at VAN (3/18)...Collected career-high 32 PIM vs. VAN (2/7)...Skated season-high 12:25 vs. PHX (2/4)...Picked up seven PIM in Wild debut vs. COL (1/19)...Since 2009-10, ranks first in the NHL in PIM (865) and fourth in faceoff percentage (59.1%)...Missed five games with lower-body injury (4/13-4/21).
ECHL All-Rookie Team (2003)
Signed as a free agent by Utah (AHL), September 10, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, September 1, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Togliatti (Russia), July 26, 2006. Traded to Columbus by Anaheim with Curtis Glencross and Anaheim's 7th round choice (Trent Vogelhuber) in 2007 Entry Draft for Mark Hartigan, Joe Motzko and Columbus' 4th round choice (Sebastian Stefaniszin) in 2007 Entry Draft, January 26, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 10, 2008. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 5, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2012.