2008-09 SEASON - Spent the majority of the year with Lake Erie (AHL) before joining Colorado for the final week of the NHL season. - Was recalled from Lake Erie on April 4 and skated in the last five games for the Avalanche. - Did not register a point for Colorado but was +1 while averaging 14:38 of ice time. - Appeared in 52 games for the Lake Erie Monsters, tallying three goals and nine assists. - His 12 points marked his highest scoring output since recording 15 points with Worcester in 2004-05. - Made his NHL debut on April 5 at Vancouver, posting a +1 rating in 17:05 of ice time. - Sat out most of January with Lake Erie due to injury. - Was recalled by the Avalanche earlier in the season on Nov. 29 but did not appear in a game before being reassigned on Nov. 30.