CAREER: In the 2nd season of a 2-year contract...Traded from COL to TB for Steve Downie and then traded from TB to DET for Sebastien Piche and a 1st round pick in 2012 (Andrei Vasilevski), 2/21/12...Traded from LA with Tom Preissing and a 5th round pick in 2010 (Luke Walker) to COL for Ryan Smyth, 7/3/09...Claimed off waivers from DET by LA, 10/13/08...Represented Canada at the 2012 WC.
2013-14: One of two Red Wings (Drew Miller) to skate in all 82 games...Led DET in PIM (88) and ranked among leaders with 109 blocked shots (3rd), 31 takeaways (4th) and 20:48 TOI (4th)...Posted a +9 rating since 1/1 after starting the season -14...Tallied his 1st goal of the season on 12/12 at TB...Had points in 3 of 4 games, 12/28-1/4...Fighting majors: 1/9 at SJ (Tyler Kennedy).
OTHER: Recorded 103 points (35-68-103) in 189 OHL games with the London Knights and Mississauga IceDogs from 2002-05.
OHL Second All-Star Team (2005)
Claimed on waivers by Los Angeles from Detroit, October 13, 2008. Traded to Colorado by Los Angeles with Tom Preissing and Los Angeles' 5th round choice (Luke Walker) in 2010 Entry Draft for Ryan Smyth, July 3, 2009. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to shoulder injury at Atlanta, December 10, 2010. Traded to Tampa Bay by Colorado for Steve Downie, February 21, 2012. Traded to Detroit by Tampa Bay for Sebastien Piche and Detroit's 1st round choice (Andrei Vasilevski) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 21, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Denver (CHL), October 12, 2012.