2014-15: Was acquired in exchange for Spencer Abbott on February 26, 2015. Has skated in 63 AHL games (54 with Rockford and 6 with Toronto) this season collecting 37 points (nine goals, 28 assists) and 65 penalty minutes. Was named an AHL all-star earlier this season. Was recalled from the Marlies on March 12. Played 20:43 in his first game as a Maple Leaf on Mar. 13 at Calgary. Recalled from Marlies on Mar. 30. Registered first point as a Maple Leaf with an assist on March 31 vs. Tampa Bay.
Season Stats: Home: 2 GP, 0-1-1 Road: 3 GP, 0-0-0
Career as a Maple Leaf: 5 GP, 0-1-1
Career Highs (single game)
Goals - 1 (3X - 04/11/13 at WPG)
Assists - 2 (04/02/13 at TBL)
Points - 2 (2X - 04/11/13 at WPG)
2011-12: Scored more goals than any other AHL defenceman (16)
2013-14: Won AHL's Eddie Shore Award as the league's top defenceman...Named AHL first team all-star...Had more points, goals and assists than any other AHL defenceman
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.