NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2011) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2012)
Signed to an ATO (amateur tryout) contract by Columbus, March 28, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), July 10, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Bolzano (Italy), September 6, 2012. Officially announced his retirement, August 26, 2013.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings