- Made 45 saves on 47 shots in a losing effort on Dec. 20 at NYI
- Made 23 saves in a 3-1 win at PHI in his NHL debut on Dec. 16 at PHI
- Recalled by the Lightning on Dec. 16
- Named CCM/AHL Player of the Week on Dec. 15, posting a 2-0-0 record with a 0.50 GAA & .982 save percentage during the week
- Posted back-to-back shutouts on Dec. 6 vs. Rochester and Dec. 10 at Springfield
- Has won seven of his past eight games with the Crunch
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