*Led NCAA defensemen in scoring, assists and power-play assists (19), ranked T-3rd in nation with 21 power-play points (2-19=21) and T-8th with +25 rating
*Named a Hobey Baker Memorial Award Finalist, to the 2015 NCAA West First All-American Team and the 2015 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year
*Won a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2015 World Championship 2013-14: Ranked second on team in assists and third in scoring
*Named the 2014 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year
*Won a gold medal at the 2013 World Junior Championship
*Helped Penticton (BCHL) set a North American junior hockey record with a 42-game win streak and won the RBC Cup and Doyle Cup championships in 2011-12
Big Ten First All-Star Team (2014) NCAA West First All-American Team (2014, 2015)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2015.
You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.
— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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