NHL right winger who began his career with the Vancouver Canucks in 2005. He helped lead the team to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2011 where they were defeated by the Boston Bruins.
He played on Canadian minor-league hockey teams before earning a roster spot on the Canucks.
He was an accomplished ball hockey player, earning the title of International Ball Hockey Player of the Year in 2005.
He fathered a daughter, Victoria, with his wife Nancy Rooy.
He became teammates with Ryan Kesler on the Vancouver Canucks in 2005.