NAJHL All-League First All-Star Team (2000) Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2003) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2003)
Signed as a free agent by SaiPa (Finland), May 21, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 20, 2006. Missed entire 2006-07 due to knee injury in the pre-season. Traded to San Jose by Carolina for fiuture considerations, February 8, 2008.
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk