*Recorded assist for first point of season at BUF (1/15)
*Made season debut with Minnesota at NJ (11/11) and skated 8:35
*Led Iowa defensemen and ranked 4th on team in scoring with 16 points (4-12=16) in 29 games (AHL) at time of recall
WHL West Second All-Star Team (2008) WHL West First All-Star Team (2009) WHL Defenseman of the Year (2009) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2009) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (2009)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 12, 2013.
It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.
— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18