- Registered his second career multi-point game with two assists on Dec. 4 vs. BUF
- Recorded his first point (assist) of the season on Oct. 28 vs. ARI
- Logged 15:30 TOI in the season opener on Oct. 9 vs. FLA
Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay March 21, 2013.
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