CCHA Second All-Star Team (2007) CCHA First All-Star Team (2008) CCHA Player of the Year (2008) NCAA West First All-American Team (2008)
Traded to Colorado by Phoenix with Peter Mueller for Wojtek Wolski, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 6, 2012. Missed majority of 2011-12 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 3, 2014.
If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.
— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri following a loss to the Blackhawks in Game 6 on Wednesday