Signed as a free agent by Nashville, January 18, 2007. Claimed on waivers by Atlanta from Nashville, January 10, 2009. Traded to Boston by Atlanta with Boris Valabik for Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart, February 18, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Jyvaskyla (Finland), September 24, 2012. Traded to Dallas by Boston with Tyler Seguin and Ryan Button for Loui Eriksson, Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser, July 4, 2013.