- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Nov. 4.
- Appeared in five games for the Monsters, collecting two assists.
- Began this season with the Avalanche but did not see any game action.
- Was placed on waivers Oct. 11 and reassigned to Lake Erie on Oct. 12.
- Is eight games shy of reaching 300 for his NHL career.
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2004) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2005, 2006) CCHA First All-Star Team (2007) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2007)
Traded to Colorado by Boston for Colby Cohen, November 29, 2010. Missed majority of 2011-12 as a healthy reserve.
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk