Skated in 76 games for Colorado during his first full NHL season, recording seven points (1g/6a)...Dressed in each of the final 75 games after in sitting in six of the first seven contests...Was claimed off waivers from L.A. prior to the season on Sept. 22...Recorded his first NHL point with an assist on Oct. 4 vs. Nashville...Logged his first career fighting major Dec. 17 at Dallas (Alex Chiasson)...Scored his first NHL goal on Feb. 1 vs. Buffalo...Signed a two-year contract extension through 2015-16 on Feb. 27.
2013-14 PLAYOFFS: Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut April 17 in Game 1 of the Avalanche's first-round series against Minnesota...Played all seven games against the Wild...Finished -3 in the series.
Missed majority of 2004-05 due to shoulder injury. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers with Jason Ward, Jan Marek and NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (later traded to Buffalo - Buffalo selected Corey Fienhage) in 2008 Entry Draft for Sean Avery and John Seymour, February 5, 2007. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to shoulder injury in training camp.