- 2012-01-12 • Traded to the Montréal Canadiens w/ the rights to Patrick Holland & a 2013 2nd round pick (Zach Fucale) for Michael Cammalleri, a 2012 5th round pick (Ryan Culkin) & the rights to Karri Rämö
- 2010-02-25 • Signed to a six-year contract extension by the the Calgary Flames
- 2008-07-03 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the the Calgary Flames
- 2008-07-01 • Traded to the Calgary Flames for a 2010 2nd round pick (later traded to Toronto; Brad Ross)
- 2006-07-13 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Chicago Blackhawks
- 2004-07-29 • Signed to a two-year contract by the Chicago Blackhawks
Played Bantam A hockey in his hometown of Lac La Biche, and played Bantam AA in Fort McMurray prior to playing Midget AA in Bonnyville.
One of the only Métis players in the NHL
According to rumours, his father Gary is a cousin of hall of famer Ray Bourque, as well as a cousin of Mark Messier.