2005-06: Collected 16 points (5g, 11a) in 75 games with Buffalo Tied a career high with five goals Tied a career high notching two points (1g, 1a) on Jan. 26 at Toronto Missed five games with a foot injury. Playoffs: Notched five points (2g, 3a) while blocking 64 shots in 17 postseason games Missed Game seven of the Eastern Conference Finals at Carolina with strep infection in his leg... Scored the game-winning goal on May 20 at Carolina.
CAREER: 2004-05: Did Not Play.
2003-04: Nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy by the Buffalo Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to the game of hockey Appeared in 500th career NHL game on March 20 at Florida Named alternate captain for January. 2002-03: Tallied five assists in 59 games with Buffalo Missed 20 games due to a knee injury.
2001-02: Played in a career-high 81 games with Buffalo Scored his second career game-winning goal on Jan. 19 at Phoenix Tied a career-best three-game point streak from Oct. 20-23 collecting three assists over the span 2000-01: Registered 11 points (1g, 10a) in 74 matches with Buffalo Posted a career-high 21 penalty minutes on Feb. 19 vs. Ottawa. Playoffs: Missed final five postseason games with concussion suffered in Game Two vs. Pittsburgh on April 28 Scored his first career playoff goal in overtime in a 4-3 win in Game Two on April 14 at Philadelphia. 1999-2000: Posted career highs in points (17) and goals (5) in 78 games with Buffalo Finished fifth in the NHL with 170 blocked shots Scored his first career game-winning goal with 2:08 remaining in third period on March 23 vs. Calgary Appeared in his 200th career NHL game on Dec. 14 vs. Philadelphia.
1998-99: Recorded a career high plus-20 rating Tied career high for points and assists in one game with two assists on Nov. 29 at Tampa Bay. Playoffs: Was tied for first in the NHL with a plus-13 rating Appeared in 21 postseason matches, collecting three assists and 24 penalty minutes.
1997-98: Spent the majority of the season with Buffalo, skating in 56 games, notching 14 points (1g, 13a) Played in his 100th career NHL game on April 19 vs. Ottawa Appeared in 13 games with Rochester of the AHL, recording eight points (1g, 7a). 1996-97: Scored his first career NHL goal on March 22 at Florida Posted his first career multi-point game (two assists) on Nov. 11 vs. Florida Skated in his first career NHL playoff game on April 19 vs. Ottawa. 1995-96: Made his NHL debut (at age of 18) on April 10 vs. Ottawa while registering his first NHL point/assist Named to the OHL All-Star Second Team, playing for Niagara Falls.1994-95: Chosen Niagara Falls' Top Defenseman (also served as alternate captain) Voted Top Bodychecker in OHL's Central Division by OHL Coaches. 1993-94: Captain for Team Ontario Under-17 at World Challenge Played for Sudbury of the OHL, collecting an assist in 51 games.
TRANSACTIONS: July 1, 2006 - Signed as a free agent with St. Louis July 8, 1995 - Buffalo's first round choice, 14th overall.