Center who made his NHL debut in 2003 with the Florida Panthers and joined the Boston Bruins in 2010. After five years in Boston, he signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2015.
He played in the Ontario Minor Hockey Association.
He played in the Ontario Hockey League for the Plymouth Whalers.
He was born in London, Ontario, Canada.
Goaltender Tomas Vokoun was his teammate on the Panthers.