2013-14: Has recorded at least one point in 4 of his first 5 games back (3-2=5)…Returned to the lineup after missing 59 games on Feb. 27 at Philadelphia and scored two goals
2012-13: Had 6 points (2-4=6) and a shootout winning goal in 11 games with the Sharks...T-2nd in hits on the Sharks (89)...Tied the Sharks team high for the season with 8 hits vs. Columbus on April 21...Scored his first goal as a Shark on April 18 vs. Minnesota and added an assist 22-seconds later...Picked up 2 assists, 7 hits and drew a penalty in his first game as a Shark...Was T-9th in points (5-7=12) in 28 games with Phoenix at the time of the trade
FIN FACTS: "Tico" says that he can't live without his contact lenses…His first job was a bus boy at a restaurant...His parents were the biggest influence on his hockey career
OHL All-Rookie Team (1999) OHL Second All-Star Team (2000, 2001)
Traded to Edmonton by NY Islanders with Brad Isbister for Janne Niinimaa and Washington's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, NY Islanders selected Evgeni Tunik) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 11, 2003. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to knee injury vs. Detroit, December 15, 2007. Traded to Columbus by Edmonton for Gilbert Brule, July 1, 2008. Traded to Buffalo by Columbus for Nathan Paetsch and Vancouver's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Columbus selected Petr Straka) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, August 25, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 1, 2011. Traded to San Jose by Phoenix for Florida's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Phoenix Phoenix selected Pavel Laplante) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013.