• Ranks 3rd among Sabres skaters in average TOI per game (19:53)
• Contributed two assists vs. BOS (2/26)
• Blocked seven shots vs. CBJ (1/18)
• Scored his third goal of the season vs. FLA (1/9)
• Registered an assist at OTT (12/12), vs. BOS (12/19), at TOR (12/27) and at CBJ (1/25)
• Logged a season-high 25:44 TOI and registered five shots vs. OTT (12/10)
• Credited with four shots on goal at MTL (12/7) and vs. NJD (1/4)
• Netted a goal at TOR (11/16)
• Contributed an assist and blocked four shots at SJS (11/5)
• Recorded an assist at FLA (10/25)
• Notched his first point as a Sabre and finished with a goal and an assist vs. TBL (10/8), his first multi-point game since Feb. 13, 2012 at MTL.
• Made his Sabres debut at PIT (10/5), logging 19:36 TOI and registering a team-high five blocked shots
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2007) WCHA First All-Star Team (2009) WCHA Player of the Year (2009) NCAA West First All-American Team (2009)
Signed as a free agent by Lahti (Finland), November 2, 2012. Traded to Buffalo by Carolina with Carolina's 2nd round choice (J.T. Compher) in 2013 Entry Draft for Andrej Sekera, June 30, 2013.