Playoff Notes: 5th NHL playoff in 7th NHL season ... Round 2 vs Mtl: 1-1=2 in 6 gp ... Scored a goal 5/1 in gm 1 and added an assist on the OTG 5/8 in gm 4 ... Round 1 vs Det: 0-0=0 in 5 gp ... 1 career multi-pt game ... Career OT: 0-1=1 in 23 gp ... Career Game 7s: 6 (4-2)
2013-14 Notes: Career-highs in assists (18) and points (23) and tied in goals (5) … +31 ranked 7th overall in the NHL, tied for 2nd among defensemen … 1 multi-pt game … Inj: 6 … DND: 1
Playoff Fun Fact: Has played in 2 Stanley Cup Finals, winning in 2011 vs. Vancouver and losing in 2013 vs. Chicago … His 6 goals scored in the 2013 post-season were more than he has scored in any single regular season.
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.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season