Canadian center most widely known to NHL fans for his period using the Minnesota Outrageous, San Jose Sharks and NY Rangers. He previously captained the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles in the Quebec Main Junior Hockey Group. He was raised in the youngsters program of Hockey Nova Scotia and produced his NHL debut using the Outrageous in 2007. He fractured his patella within an ATV incident this year 2010 and underwent leg surgery the very next day. He was suspended with the Wild because of a “no ATV” clause in his agreement. He was created in Decrease Sackville, Nova Scotia. He resided with teammate Darby Hendrickson during his first year calendar year in Minnesota.