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.
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday