NHL winger who joined the Minnesota Wild in 2012, after 8 seasons with the Buffalo Sabres.
He played four seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League before entering the AHL in 2002.
He was named to his first NHL All-Star team during the 2012-2013 season.
He married Kim Pominville in 2008.
He became teammates with center Charlie Coyle on the Minnesota Wild in 2012.