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 Winnipeg Jets as a free agent
Lost to the Montréal Canadiens as a free agent
First game as a Panther October 11, 2014 vs New Jersey.