Scored the Flames first goal of the season on Oct. 8 vs. VAN... put up an assist and a +1 against EDM on Oct. 9... matched a career-high with two assists and was a +2 on Oct. 23 vs. CAR... was a +1 vs. MTL on Oct. 28... was a +2 on Nov. 2 at MTL... recorded an assist at FLA on Nov. 8... had the first multi-goal game of his career with two goals on Nov. 13 vs. ARI... scored in back-to-back games vs. OTT on Nov. 15... had his fourth goal in four goals and added an assist on Nov. 20 vs. CHI... was a +1 vs. DAL on Dec. 19...
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2009)
Traded to Calgary by Buffalo with Chris Butler for Robyn Regehr, Ales Kotalik and Calgary's 2nd round choice (Jake McCabe) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 25, 2011.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic