NHL center who helped lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a Stanley Cup title in 2006. He won two more Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016 and 2017.
He played in the WCHA and AHL before making his NHL debut with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in 1997.
He scored his first career NHL hat trick in 2009 while playing with the Hurricanes.
He has three sons with his wife Bridgette; his older brother Mark played in the AHL.
He shared his 2006 Stanley Cup victory with Carolina team captain Rod Brindamour.