NHL center who was drafted 183rd overall by the Boston Bruins in 2003.
He played four seasons in the Western Hockey League and American Hockey League before making his NHL debut.
He won a bronze medal with the U.S. national team at the 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships.
He was born in Anchorage, Alaska.
He became teammates with Matt Carle on the Tampa Bay Lightning and the U.S. national team.