Goaltender who made his NHL debut in 1998 for the St. Louis Blues, later playing for the Phoenix Coyotes, Washington Capitals, and Pittsburgh Penguins.
He played for the Owen Sound Platers in the Ontario Hockey League.
His grandfather Sid Abel was a Hall of Fame hockey player.
He married Erica Danielle Ence on August 11, 2007.
Center Pierre Turgeon was his teammate on the Blues.