AHL First All-Star Team (2014) Eddie Shore Award (Outstanding Defenseman (AHL) (2014)
Traded to Florida by Buffalo for New Jersey's 5th round choice (previously acqured, later traded to Buffalo Buffalo selected Gustav Possler) in 2013 Entry Draft, March 15, 2013. Traded to Nashville by Florida for Bobby Butler, June 14, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 5, 2013. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 1, 2014.
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