was acquired from TOR in exchange for CGY's 4th rd pick in 2014 Draft ... made his Flames debut on Oct.4 and led the team in hits (4) ... collected his first point (assist) of the season on Oct. 16 ... scored his 1st goal as a Flame on Oct. 22 ... had an assist was 10/14 (71%) in face-offs and was a +2 on Oct.26 ... netted the game tying goal on Nov.20 ... had his first multi-point game (1+1) on Nov.22 ... went 11/14 (78.6%) in face-offs on Nov.30 ... netted the shootout winner on Dec.23 and is now 3/4 in shootouts this season ... had a goal and assist and was 10/14 on faceoffs on Jan.6 ... led the team in hits with 6 on Jan.16 ... scored 2 goals including GWG on Mar. 7
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2009)
Traded to Toronto by Boston with Boston's 1st round choice (later traded to Anaheim Anaheim selected Rickard Rakell) in 2011 Entry Draft and Boston's 2nd round choice (later traded to Colorado, later traded to Washington, later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Mke Winther) in 2012 Entry Draft for Tomas Kaberle, February 18, 2011.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs