- Made his season debut on Nov. 22 vs. Carolina, tallying one assist.
- Is the first player in franchise history to wear #81.
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on Nov. 22.
- Has appeared in three games for the Monsters, recording two points (1g/1a).
- Missed the first month of the season due to injury (knee).
- Has played in 89 career NHL games, mostly with Dallas, totaling 17 points (7g/10a).
- Appeared in two games for the Avalanche in 2012-13.
- Spent the entire 2013-14 season with Kazan in the KHL.
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