- Recorded an assist and six blocked shots on Dec. 23 vs. PIT
- Notched three assists for his fourth multi-point game of the season on Dec. 9 vs. WSH
- Missed 18 games from Oct. 20-Nov. 26 with a fractured finger
- Ranked tied for first among NHL defensemen for points before injury
- Recorded a goal in each of the first three games of the season
- Recorded a career-high four points (one goal, three assists) on Oct. 13 vs. MTL
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic