Recorded an assist, was a +1 and went 11/16 in the face-off dot vs. VAN on Oct. 8... set a career-high with three assists and was +3 on Oct. 9 at EDM... had an assist and was a +1 on Oct. 15 at CHI... had an assist and four PIMs on Oct. 19 at WPG... put up a pair of assists and was +2 vs. CAR on Oct. 23... left the game on Oct. 28 vs. MTL with an upper body injury... missed Oct. 31 - Dec. 9 with an upper body injury... returned from injury and had an assist on Dec. 11 at BUF... was a +1 vs. DAL on Dec. 19... scored his first goal of the year, was +1 and won 69% of face-offs on Dec. 27 vs. EDM... had a multi-goal game for the second time in his career with two goals vs. EDM on Dec. 31... scored a shorthanded goal, added an assist and was +2 on Jan. 17 at SJS... notched a goal at ANA on Jan. 21...
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. Traded to Calgary by Toronto for Calgary's 4th round choice (later traded to St. Louis St. Louis selected Ville Husso) in 2014 Entry Draft, September 29, 2013.