Is 2nd among NJ d'men with 8g-24a-32pts...Has 3g-10a-13pts on the power play this season...Scored 2 OT game-winners: Mar. 20 vs. Min. & Dec. 21 at Wsh...Tied career-high with 1g-2a-3pts Dec. 21 at Wsh...Has three 1g-1a-2pt. games: Mar. 20 vs. Min., Nov. 27 vs. Car. & Oct. 26 at Bos. (GWG)...Had points in career-high (tie) five straight games Nov. 23-30 (1g-5a-6pts)...Had points in three straight games twice: Dec. 18-21 (2g-3a-5pts) & Nov. 8-12 (3a); assist Nov. 8 at Tor. was 100th of career...Had points in back-to-back games twice: Mar. 7-8 (2a) & Feb. 27-Mar. 1 (2a)...Appeared in 400th NHL game Oct. 11 at Cgy…2012-13: Led squad with career-high plus-12 mark...Finished tied for first among the club’s defensemen with four goals (Zidlicky); was second with 12 assists/16 points (Zidlicky, 15a/19pts)...Matched career high with points in five straight games Feb. 2-9 (2g-6a-8pts)…Notched first career short-handed goal Feb. 2 at Pit.
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2003) CCHA First All-Star Team (2004, 2005, 2006) NCAA West First All-American Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, April 4, 2006.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis