- His 22 assists in the 2013-14 season were a career high.
- Nine (3g-6a) of his 33 points came on game-winning goals in 2013-14.
- Has five career overtime points (2g-3a), tying him for eighth all-time in franchise history.
- Led the Predators in games played (81).
- Tied a career high with four points (2g-2a) on Nov. 6 in Colorado. It was his second career four-point outing.
- Works closely with STARS Nashville's Kids on the Block anti-bullying campaign.
- Titles won: 2009 NCAA National Championship, 2006 Under-18 World Championship
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2008) Hockey East Rookie of the Year (2008) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2009) NCAA East First All-American Team (2009) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2009)
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp