NHL left winger best known for his time with the Dallas Stars from 1999 to 2013. He also won a gold medal as a member of the Canadian national team at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
He played for the Portland Winter Hawks of the WHL from 1995 to 1999. In 1997, he was selected 25th overall in the NHL Draft by the Stars.
His best statistical season came in 2007-08 when he scored 32 goals and added 42 assists in 82 games.
In 2002, he married Anne-Marie Carbonneau, the daughter of Montreal Canadiens legend
Longtime coach Ken Hitchcock was his first NHL coach on the Stars.