2008-09: Appeared in his ninth NHL season, first with Florida…collected 5-16=21 points in 68 games, his highest point total since 2003-04 with Boston (6-24=30)…led the team with 91 PIM…posted a season-high three-game point streak (0-3=3), Mar. 25-28…capped the point streak by appearing in his 500th career NHL game on Mar. 28 @ DAL, a 6-3 Panthers win…had three two-point games, including Mar. 10 @ PIT (1-1=2), Jan. 3 @ PIT (0-2=2) and Oct. 24 vs. SJ (0-2=2)…established a season high in TOI with 26:58, Oct. 20 @ MTL…scored goals in a season-high two straight games on Oct. 18 vs. NYI (1-0=1) and Oct. 16 vs. MIN (1-0=1)…picked up his first assist of the season in his Florida debut, Oct. 10 @ CAR.
CAREER: Was traded by Phoenix to Florida with Keith Ballard and Phoenix’s second-round selection in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Olli Jokinen, June 20, 2008…2007-08: Completed his eighth NHL season, second with Phoenix…ranked second on the Coyotes in PIM (125) and fourth in blocked shots (93)...played in his 400th career NHL game, Jan. 13 @ MIN…tallied his fourth career SHG, Dec. 13 @ NYI…recorded two assists to reach 100 career NHL points, Dec. 5 vs. LA…tied his career high with 0-2=2 assists, Nov. 2 vs. DAL…2006-07: Appeared in his seventh NHL season, first with Phoenix…ranked second on the Coyotes with a career-high 138 PIM…scored his first goal as a Coyote, Mar. 29 vs. COL…matched his career high with 27 PIM, Oct. 19 vs. LA…made his Phoenix debut on Oct. 5 vs. NYI, which also marked his 300th NHL game…2005-06: Appeared in his sixth NHL season with Boston…ranked second on the Bruins with 93 PIM…had two three-game point streaks from Oct. 18-22 (1-2=3) and Nov. 1-5 (2-1=3)…2004-05: Played nine games with Nottingham in England, scoring 1-3=4 points…2003-04: Represented the Eastern Conference at the 2004 NHL All-Star Game during his fifth NHL season with Boston…set career highs in games (81), assists (24) and points (30)...had a three-game point streak from Nov. 22-28 (1-2-3)...appeared in his 200th NHL game, Dec. 27 @ TB...2002-03: Appeared in his fourth NHL season with the Bruins…established a career high with seven goals in 78 games…posted three multiple-point efforts, including 0-2=2 assists in two games and a career-high 1-2=3 points on Feb. 6 vs. MTL...registered a season-high four-game point streak (1-3=4) from Oct. 19-26 and had two three-game point streaks...scored his first career OT goal in a 3-2 victory, Dec. 7 vs. TB...played his 100th NHL game, Nov. 11 vs. EDM…2001-02: Appeared in his first full NHL season with Boston...finished second among NHL rookies in plus/minus (+18)...was named to the NHL’s All-Rookie Team following the regular season…collected his first career NHL point with a goal, Oct. 4 vs. ANA...recorded his first NHL assist, Nov. 27 vs. TB…played in the Young Stars Game during the NHL All-Star festivities…2000-01: Was recalled for one game with Boston, suiting up on Oct. 31 @ NYI…spent the remainder of his second professional season at Providence (AHL), recording 6-27=33 points in 78 games…1999-00: Made his NHL debut with Boston, appearing in five games from Apr. 1-9…played in his first NHL game, Apr. 1 vs. NYR…spent most of his first professional season in Providence, collecting 5-14=19 points in 53 games…Miscellaneous: Played four seasons with Ottawa (OHL), registering 41-144=185 points in 218 career games…was named to the OHL's All-Rookie Team in 1995-96 and was a Third Team OHL All-Star in 1996-97...led the OHL in plus/minus in 1996-97 with a +81 rating...captained the 67’s to the Memorial Cup championship in 1998-99 and was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament.
PERSONAL: Has a daughter named Emmerson (3) and a son named Bryar (1)…is active in assisting juvenile diabetes charities, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation…enjoys golf, playing the guitar and is an avid fisherman…his favorite band is the Dropkick Murphys and his first car was a Pontiac Sunbird…his favorite team while growing up was the Toronto Maple Leafs and top player was Wendel Clark…worked on his family sod farm growing up.