- Had a career-high three-point game in his Islanders debut in the season opener on Oct. 10 at Carolina
- Opened the season with a three-game point streak (2g/4a) from Oct. 10-14
- Suffered a lower-body injury on Nov. 6 at Los Angeles and missed one game
- Suffered an upper-body injury on Nov. 26 and missed nine games
- Scored his first career OT goal on Dec. 29 vs. Washington
- Had two assists and matched his career-high with a plus-4 rating on Jan. 19 vs. Philadelphia
AHL First All-Star Team (2009) Eddie Shore Award (AHL Outstanding Defenseman) (2009)
Traded to Boston by Colorado for Matt Hendricks, June 24, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), November 16, 2012.