Registered three hits and was (+1) at COL (11/20) ... Recorded an assist at CHI (11/7) ... Earned an assist at CGY (10/25) ... Recorded 15:34 of ice time at EDM (10/22) ... Recorded 20:39 of ice time vs. FLA (10/18) ... Blocked three shots in 18:44 of ice time vs. NJ (10/16) ... Tallied five blocked shots in 23:10 of ice time vs. SJ (10/14) ... Earned an assist and was (+1) in 20:21 of ice time at BOS (10/11) ... Recorded five blocked shots in 22:57 of ice time vs. MTL (10/9).
WHL East Second All-Star Team (2007) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2007) WHL East First All-Star Team (2008) WHL Defenseman of the Year (2008) WHL Player of the Year (2008) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2008) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (2008)
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings