*Tallied 300th career NHL assist and registered career-high 6 hits at COL (10/8)
*Led NHL in TOI/game (29:03) for third straight season. Skated more than 30 minutes 23 times
*Assist total was second-most by a defenseman in team history
*Ranked T-1st on team in assists (T-15th amongst NHL defensemen), second in blocked shots, third in PIM and sixth in scoring and hits
*Notched goal, assist and plus-2 rating in 19:46 of ice time at 2015 NHL All-Star Game. Goal was first in an All-Star Game
*Charitable interests include the Ronald McDonald House Charities Upper Midwest, where he serves as an official community ambassador with his wife
*Wife, Becky, and son Brooks, and daughters Avery and Parker
*If he had a Saturday night off, he d mow grass
*During the Wild s inaugural season in 2000-01: Was a sophomore in high school
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2004) NHL First All-Star Team (2013)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2012, 2015)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 4, 2012.
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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