Enjoys spending time with his family on non-game days…Is a big fan of soccer and his favorite athlete is soccer player Ronaldinho…Favorite actor is Viggo Mortensen…First job was a painter…Owns three Greyhounds…Favorite food is Lasagna.
Game vs. Pittsburgh on Nov. 10 was his 100th career NHL game...Posted an assist at Montreal on Nov. 1, his first assist as a Flyer...Scored a goal at Florida on Oct. 24, his first point as a Flyer..
2006-07: Led all NHL rookies in blocked shots with 151...Was scoreless his last 25 games of the season...Game at NY Islanders on Feb. 27 was his first game as a Flyer...Recorded five goals and nine assists for 14 points and 30 penalty minutes in 54 games for Chicago...Was second on the team at the time of the trade in blocked shots with 98...Scored the game-winning goal in overtime at Los Angeles on Feb. 1...Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win vs. Columbus on Nov. 12...Tied his career high for points in a game with two (1G,1A) at Dallas on Oct. 20...Scored his first NHL goal, while on the power play, and added an assist at Colorado on Oct. 16...Set a new career high for points in a game two (1G,1A) at Colorado on Oct. 16... 2005-06: Posted 11 goals and 16 assists for 27 points and 38 penalty minutes for Karpat (Finland)…Won gold medal with Karpat (SM-Super-Liiga), scoring 12 points (5G,7A) and eight penalty minutes in 11 playoff games…Awarded the Matti Keinonen Trophy for having the best plus/minus rating (+30) in SM-Liiga (Finland)…Recorded two goals and eight penalty minutes in nine games for Finland in the 2006 World Championships…Played for Team Finland in the 2006 Winter Olympics… 2004-05: Appeared in 55 regular season games for Karpat recording 18 points (5G,13A) and 68 penalty minutes…Had two assists in 12 playoff games with Karpat…Appeared in seven games for Finland at the World Championships…2003-04: Made his NHL debut vs. Minnesota on October 8…Recorded his first career NHL point (assist) at Vancouver on January 27…Appeared in 10 games for the Chicago Blackhawks, registering four penalty minutes…Posted 14 points (3G,11A) and 58 penalty minutes for Chicago’s AHL affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals…Appeared in eight Calder Cup playoff games with Norfolk…2002-03: Named SM-Liiga (Finland) player of the month in October and March…Named to the 2002-03 SM-Liiga All-Star Team…Awarded the Matti Keinonen Trophy for the best plus/minus rating (+41).