- Recorded his first fighting major of the season on Apr. 25 at BOS
- Ranks tied for first on the team with a +8 rating
- Returned to the line-up after missing the previous two, recording an assist on Apr. 13 at WSH
- Tied his career high with three assists in a game on Feb. 19 vs. TOR
- Has recorded two goals and two assists in four games against the Panthers this season
OHL All-Rookie Team (2005) OHL First All-Star Team (2005) OHL Rookie of the Year (2005) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2005) Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year (2005)
Traded to Montreal by Minnesota for Guillaume Latendresse, November 23, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 1, 2011. Rights traded to Tampa Bay by Boston for Michel Ouellet and Tampa Bay's 5th round choice (Seth Griffith) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 23, 2012.