2008-09: Spent most of the season with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL) but also skated in four games for the Avalanche…Recalled from Lake Erie on March 9 and made his NHL debut on March 10 vs. Atlanta…Was reassigned on March 13 and recalled again on March 24…Racked up 11 minutes in penalties, including his first NHL fighting major, on March 25 vs. Anaheim…Reassigned to Lake Erie on March 28…Finished third on the Monsters in scoring with 29 points (14g/15a) despite playing only 43 games…Also ranked third on the team in goals and penalty minutes (71)…Missed 12 weeks after suffering a broken foot while blocking a shot on Oct. 25 at Peoria. 2007-08: Spent the entire season with the Providence Bruins (AHL), where he ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 52 points (22g/30a) in 67 games…Skated in 10 playoff games for the AHL Bruins, registering three assists…Signed as a free agent with Boston on July 9, 2007. 2006-07: Scored 18 goals in 65 games for the Hershey Bears (AHL)…Added 12 points (8g/4a) in 19 playoff contests as the Bears fell to Hamilton in the Calder Cup Finals. 2005-06: Recorded 27 points (13g/14a) in 56 contests with the Rochester Americans (AHL). 2004-05: Totaled 50 points (24g/26a) in 54 games with the Florida Everblades (ECHL)…Also spent time with the Lowell Lock Monsters (AHL). Other: Played four seasons of college hockey at St. Cloud State University…Led the Huskies with 18 goals as a junior in 2002-03…Joined the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL) for one game following the completion of his senior year…Was Nashville’s fifth choice (131st overall) in the 2000 Entry Draft.