AJHL South Division First All-Star Team (2005) CCHA First All-Star Team (2009) CCHA Rookie of the Year (2009) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2009)
Traded to NY Rangers by Pittsburgh for Pittsburgh's 5th round choice (previously acquired, Pittsburgh selected Andy Bathgate) in 2009 Entry Draft, June 27, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 1. 2012. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 5, 2013. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 1, 2014. Traded to Buffalo by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 3rd round choice in 2016 Entry Draft for Michael Neuvirth, March 2, 2015.