2012-2013: Returned to lineup, recording first career NHL point on Apr. 27 at TBL...Missed 14 games (including two due to suspension) with an upper body injury suffered on Mar. 19 at CAR...Recalled from San Antonio on Mar. 18....Recorded new career high for points with 17...Scored game-winning goal in a 6-2 victory over Lake Erie on Nov. 30...Scored game-winning goal against Grand Rapids on Nov. 2...Recorded single-game high 17 penalty minutes on opening night against Texas on Oct. 13
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk