Played 30 games with HC Lugano of Nationalliga A (Switzerland), scoring 20 points (13-7-20) with 67 PIM…Was limited to 30 games due to an ankle injury, yet still led the team in goals…Appeared in three playoff games, scoring four goals.
With HC Lugano in 2006-07, appeared in 35 games…Scored 20 goals and 11 assists with 67 PIM …Played in 36 games for Davos (Swiss) in 2005-06, scoring 27 goals and 14 assists for 41 points with 127 penalty minutes…Also played in 11 playoff games (5-3-8)…In 2004-05, played for the Espoo in the Finnish Elite League, scoring eight goals and 11 assists for 19 points in 37 games…In 2003-04, split time with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Phoenix Coyotes, scoring a combined 6-4-10 points with 47 penalty minutes…Limited to 31 games with Phoenix in 2002-03 because of an eye injury…Was nominated for the 2003 NHL Foundation Player Award (for community service), as well as The Sporting News 2003 Good Guys Award and the USA Weekend Most Caring Athlete Award…Was the Coyotes’ Nominee for the King Clancy Award…Played for Team USA at the 2001 World Championships in Germany, scoring 1-1-2 points in nine games…Was named a First-Team AHL All-Star with Providence in 1991…Had a 7-point game (3-4-7) w Providence on Nov. 25 vs. Syracuse…in 1997-98, split season between Boston and Providence…in 1996-97, split the season between Colorado, Boston and Providence…In 1995-96, split the season between Colorado and Cornwall (AHL)…Played his first 7 NHL games with Colorado…Scored his first goal on his first shot in his first game on Nov. 29 vs.NJ…Turned professional in 1994-95 after his sophomore season at the University of North Dakota, joining Cornwall for the final eight games of the regular season. Played two seasons at the University of North Dakota (WCHA) – 66 games, 25 goals, 31 assists, 56 points with 286 penalty minutes…Played seven games for Team USA at the World Juniors in 1994-95.
Wife Cherilyn; Adelyn, and son, Jase…They spend their summers in Northern Minnesota and Maine…Son of Stars Associate Coach Rick Wilson…Heavily involved with “Best Buddies” – a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with mental disabilities…His favorite player growing up was Cam Neely…Lists The 13th Warrior and Spies Like Us as his favorite movies…Favorite musical artist is P.O.D. …Favorite food is steak…Lists winning the Calder Cup with Providence and being part of the World Championships with Team USA as his most memorable moments in hockey.