SJHL All-Rookie Team (1998) Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2001) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2001) Harry ``Hap'' Holmes Memorial Award (AHL fewest goals against) (2008) (shared with Barry Brust)
Traded to Pittsburgh by San Jose for Pittsburgh's 7th round choice (Justin Braun) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 3, 2007. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (KHL), August 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 5, 2010. Loaned to Hershey (AHL) by Boston (Providence-AHL), March 5, 2011.
That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.
— Flames forward Mikael Backlund on scoring the overtime winner against the Ducks in Gm. 3