2005-06: Made his NHL debut on Oct. 6 vs. Detroit Registered his first career point (assist) on Nov. 2 vs. Chicago Tallied his first career goal on Nov. 4 vs. Edmonton Notched his first career multi-point game (1g, 1a), including his first career game-winning goal on Nov. 16 at Columbus Scored the game-tying goal and the game-winning shootout goal on Jan. 30 vs. Calgary Recorded his first career multi-goal game (2g) and added a game-winning shootout goal on Feb. 2 vs. Chicago Registered a five-game point streak from Feb. 10-March 5, tallying seven points (4g, 3a) over the span.
COLLEGE CAREER: 2004-05: Captained Dartmouth in his senior year and helped the club rank first in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Hockey League in scoring offense and sixth in the nation as the Big Green scored 120 goals in 35 games, an average of 3.43 goals per game Ranked first on the team and in the Ivy League in points (43) and assists (29) Was fourth on the team, sixth in the Ivy League and 14th in the ECACHL with 14 goals Finished third in the ECACHL in points Ranked 18th among all NCAA players in average points per game (1.23) and ninth in average assists per game (0.83) Selected as ECACHL Player of the Week for March 7 after recording six points (4g, 2a) including a game-winning goal and a plus-four rating in a three-game playoff series vs. Yale Posted an eight game scoring streak from Feb. 19-March 12, recording 13 points (4g, 9a) over the span Named second team All-America and first team All-ECACHL and All-Ivy Selected to both ECACHL and Ivy League's All-Academic teams Named to ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Team for the second straight year Won Dartmouth's Kenneth Archibald Prize as the best all-around athlete and student and was awarded the Alfred E. Watson Trophy as Dartmouth's outstanding male athlete of the year Was co-recipient of the Phelan MVP Award Received the Friends of Dartmouth Hockey Leading Scorer Award Named to the New England Hockey Writers All-Star Team as voted on by the New England Hockey Writers Association Was named to Inside College Hockey's ECACHL All-Conference Team Did not miss a single game in his four seasons at Dartmouth and played in his 131st college game on March 5 vs. Yale, passing Trevor Byrne on Dartmouth's all-time games- played list and finished as the school's all-time leader with 135 Is only one of 11 Dartmouth players to be in both the 50-goal and 50-assist club Led Dartmouth in scoring for three straight seasons (2002-03 through 2004-05) Graduated from Dartmouth ranking fourth in school history in points (151), 10th in goals (63) and third in assists (88). 2003-04: Played in his third season at Dartmouth, posting 38 points (16g, 22a) and 42 penalty minutes Averaged 1.12 points per game and ranked seventh in the ECAC in points (38), ninth in goals (16) and was tied for fourth in assists (22) Led the Ivy League in points and finished tied for third in goals and assists Finished first on the club in points and was tied for first in goals and assists Finished 16th in the NCAA in points Led the team with 11 multi-point games, two eight-point games, two three- point games and one four-point game Was a first team selection to the JOFA All-Americans, which is chosen by the members of the American Hockey Coaches Association Earned All-Ivy and All-ECAC honors, being named to the first team on both squads plus was Academic All-ECAC and All-Ivy Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team Received the Phelan Award given to Dartmouth's hockey most valuable player Named ECAC Co-Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 20 after recording four points (2g, 2a) for the week Registered a six-game scoring streak from Nov. 28-Jan. 10, recording 11 points (5g, 6a) over the span Notched his 100th point (assist) at Dartmouth on Feb. 21 versus Yale making him the 30th Big Green player to accomplish the feat and the first since 1979 to do it in his junior year Named captain of Dartmouth for the 2004-2005 season. 2002-03: Skated in 34 games in his sophomore season at Dartmouth, ranking first on the team and second in the ECAC with 49 points (21g, 28a) Ranked second on the team and fourth in the ECAC in goals (21) and was tied for first on the team and tied for fifth in the ECAC with 28 assists Was named ECAC Player of the Week two times for the week of March 3, and March 17 Was an Honorable Mention for both the ECAC and All-Ivy Teams. 2001-02: Selected to the ECAC All-Rookie team, finishing sixth on the team in scoring with 21 points (12g, 9a) Was tied for s
econd on the team with 12 goals ... Was awarded the team's Booma Award, given to the top freshman player, and was named ECAC All-Academic.
TRANSACTIONS: June 22, 2003 - St. Louis' fifth round selection, 148th overall.