Led the team in short handed goals (2), finished 3rd in game winning goals (4), 6th in scoring (36) and goals (14), and T-7th in assists (22) …registered six multi-point games … had a team high +2 and registered his first multi-goal performance of the season, including the game tying and game winning goals on Oct.12 @ DAL 3-2 W (OT) ... scored the Flames first short handed goal of the year on Oct.13 CGY 7 @ NSH 4 ... scored the game winning goal and added an assist on Oct.30 NSH 1 @ CGY 5 ... had his first NHL career fight (vs. Smid) on Feb.9 EDM 1 @ CGY 4 ... scored the game winner while shorthanded on Mar.10 STL 3 @ CGY 7 ... registered a pair of assists for the first time this season on Apr.1 CGY 3 @ EDM 2 … PLAYOFFS: played in all seven playoff games registering four penalty minutes and averaging 7:38 of ice time.
2006-07: Played in his third season in the NHL setting new career highs in goals (20), assists (26), and points (46) … had 8 MP games … tied for 5th in NHL shorthanded goals (4) … had a career high six game point streak from Oct.12-28 (3g, 5a) … scored two goals, including his 4th short handed goal of the season on Jan.2 vs. VAN (L 3-2), and was named the games 1st star ... registered the game winning goal (5th of the season) and one assist on Jan.20 @ EDM (W 4-0), and was named the games 3rd star ... scored a season high two goals on Feb.15 vs. COL (L 7-5) ... played his 200th career game on Mar.6 @ STL (W 4-2) … scored his 20th goal of the season on Mar.15 @ DAL (L 4-2) ... scored his 100th career point on Mar.25 vs. CHI (W 3-2) … scored the games first goal on the power play on Apr.17 vs. DET (W 3-2), and was named as the games 1st star … PLAYOFFS: played in all six games vs. DET posting two points (1g, 1a) and averaged 15:19 of ice-time… 2005-06: Played in his second season in the NHL scoring 26 points (6g, 20a) in 55 games while also playing one game with Omaha (AHL) … led the Flames with two SH goals … posting six points (1g, 5a) on the PP and two SH goals … Flames were 5-1-0 when scoring … posted three MP games – Flames were 2-0-1 … assisted the GW goal on Apr. 7 vs.
MIN ... scored a SH/penalty shot goal (his 1st career penalty shot) and added a PP assist on Mar. 31 vs. COL ... assisted the GW goal on Mar. 13 vs. COL ... scored the GW goal on Feb. 6 at SJ ... scored in the shoot-out on Jan. 20 at STL ... posted two assists on Jan. 23 at EDM ... assisted the GW goal in his 100th NHL career game on Jan. 19 vs. MTL ... assisted the GW goal on Jan. 14 at MIN ...scored the GW goal on Jan. 2 vs. CHI ... scored a SH goal on Dec. 31 vs. EDM ... recorded two assists on Oct. 13 vs. DAL ...posted
an assist on Oct. 9 at DET … averaged 14:08 of ice-time … missed 24 games due to injury … played one game with Omaha while on a conditioning assignment on Dec. 14 vs. Milwaukee scoring one goal and adding an assist … PLAYOFFS: played in all seven games vs. ANA posting two assists and averaged 15:50 of ice-time … assisted the opening goal in GM1 vs. ANA on Apr. 21 … posted SH assist on the opening goal in GM5 vs. ANA on Apr. 29 … 2004-05 - played in nine games with Lowell of the AHL posting three goals and one assist while adding nine PIMs … scored one SH goal on the season … missed the majority of the season recovering from an injury suffered during the second round of the 2004 NHL playoffs … PLAYOFFS: made his AHL post season debut appearing in all 11 games with Lowell … posted three assists in the playoffs … 2003-04 - made his NHL debut playing in 79 games with the Flames posting 29 points (16g, 13a) with four GW goals, two SH goals and three PP goals … finished T-7th on the team in points (29), 6th in goals … posted 12 points (5g, 7a) at home and 17 (11g, 6a) on the road … posted six (3g, 3a) points on the PP and scored two SH goals … Flames were 9-1-1-1 when scoring a goal … notched six MP games (team was a perfect 6-0-0-0 during these games) …scored two goals (including the GW goal) on Apr. 2 at LA ... scored the GW goal on Mar. 18 vs. CLB ... scored two goals on Jan. 13 vs. NSH ... posted two assists on Dec. 23 vs. EDM ... scored the GW/SH goal on Dec. 19 at CLB ... recorded two assists on Dec 18 vs. BOS ... scored his first career hat-trick with an EV, PP and SH goal while also adding an assist on Nov. 12 at CHI ... switched to #18 from #49 on Nov. 1 ... scored his first NHL career goal (Roloson) and MP game (1g, 1a) on Oct. 21 at MIN ... posted his first NHL career point/assist with a PP assist on Oct. 11 vs. SJ ... played in his first NHL career game on Oct. 9 at VAN … averaged 14:26 of ice time … played in the 2004 YoungStars on the Western Conference Team … PLAYOFFS: made his NHL playoff debut appearing in 13 games … scored four points (1g, 3a) in the seven games in Round 1 vs. VAN ... scored the GW goal (his 1st NHL career playoff goal) in Game 2 at VAN on Apr. 9 ... posted a PP assist in his first NHL playoff game on Apr. 7 at VAN … posted two assists in six games vs. DET ... averaged 14:46 minutes of ice-time during the playoffs … missed the final 13 playoff games due to an injury suffered in Game 6 vs. DET … 2002-03 - appeared in his first professional season posting 46 points (25g, 21a) and 41 penalty minutes with Saint John (AHL) … finished third on the team in points (46), second in goals (25), tied for fourth in assists (21), second in PP goals (7), first in GW goals (5), tied for second in SH goals (1) and fourth in shots (177) … scored GW goals on Oct. 25 vs. Hamilton, Nov. 12 at Albany, Nov. 27 at St. John’s, Mar. 19 at Hamilton and Apr. 6 at Portland … posted three assists on Jan. 15 at St. John’s (tied for first on team for most assists in a game in 2002-03) … recorded ten MP games including four, three point games: Nov. 12 at Albany (1g, 2a), Nov. 22 at Manitoba (2g, 1a), Nov. 23 at Manitoba (2g, 1a) and Jan. 15 at St. John’s (3a) … posted five multiple games and
three multiple assist games … missed only four games during season when participating in the Sweden Games with Team Canada … re-entered the 2002 NHL Entry Draft - originally EDM’s 7th choice, 215th overall, in the 2000 Entry Draft.
2007 – won a gold medal with Team Canada at the IIHF World Championships, finished amongst the top scorers in the tournament in goals (6) – 3rd, points (12) – 4th, and was named as one of Canada’s “Top Three Players” as selected by the coaches... 2002 –posted one assist in four games with Team Canada at the Sweden Games.