Was a plus or even player in 15-straight games from Oct. 10 to Nov. 13.
Played a season-high 3:42 of PP time on Nov. 21 vs. SJS.
Had points in back-to-back games for 1st time in his career after assisting on David Perron's goal on Nov. 4 at VAN.
Registered first point of season, an assist on Patric Hornqvist's third-period goal on Oct. 31 at TOR.
Set new single-game career high with 5 blocked shots on Oct. 29 vs. BUF.
HIGHS: G: 1 A: 1 P: 1
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2010) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2010, 2012) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2011, 2012) NCAA East First All-American Team (2011, 2012)
Traded to Pittsburgh by Carolina with Brandon Sutter and Carolina's 1st round choice (Derrick Pouliot) in 2012 Entry Draft for Jordan Staal, June 22, 2012.