-T1 in AHL in GWG (8)
-Second on Manchester in points, assists and shots
-Led Manchester in games played
OHL First All-Star Team (2008) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2008) Ed Chynoweth Trophy (Memorial Cup - Leading Scorer) (2008) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2008) Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (2008)
Signed as a free agent by Rauma (Finland), June 7, 2012.
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals