- Had a team-high four shots in his season debut on Feb. 5 vs. Detroit.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Jan. 28.
- Represented the Monsters in the AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 26 in Utica, N.Y.
- Was leading the Monsters with 12 goals and ranked second in scoring with 26 points (12g/14a) in 40 games.
- Was also pacing the team with seven power-play goals.
- Appeared in 58 NHL games with the Avalanche over the last three seasons, tallying 18 points (6g/12a).
- Scored a goal in his lone game with Colorado last season on April 13, 2014 at Anaheim.
- Led all Lake Erie defensemen with 14 goals in 2013-14.
- Was the WHL Defenseman of the Year in his final season with the Saskatoon Blades in 2010-11.
Canadian Major Junior Scholastic Player of the Year (2009) WHL East First All-Star Team (2011)
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday