Born : Chicago, Illinois, Febuary 13, 1985
Catches : Left
Weight : 195 lbs.
Height : 6' 2"
Last Amateur Club : Michigan Wolverines (NCAA)
Drafted by the NY Rangers in the 1st round (6th overall) in 2004
Acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes for Islanders' sixth-round choice in the 2011 Entry Draft
Lost to the Winnipeg Jets as a free agent
First game as a Islander Febuary 13, 2011 at Buffalo.