*Ranked second among Sabres skaters with seven fighting majors
*Had season-high seven hits at MTL (12/7)
*Tied career-high with two assists at ANA (11/8)
*Scored his first goal of the season at SJ (11/5)
*Recorded season-high three shots at NYR (10/31)
*Credited with four hits vs. DAL (10/28), five hits vs. ANA (11/2)
*Logged season-high 13:18 at TB (10/26)
*Recorded an assist in back-to-back outings (10/25 at FLA and 10/26 at TBL)
*Missed two games with leg injury (10/19-10/23), four games with upper-body injury (11/24-11/30), 24 games with upper-body injury (12/17-2/6)
*Recorded first NHL point with an assist at MIN (10/13/03) and tallied first career NHL goal vs. MIN (11/4/03, Fernandez)
- Established a career high with 12 points (1g/11a) in 55 games.
- Finished second on the Avalanche in hits (115) and was third in penalty minutes with a career-high 92.
- Had a pair of three-game point streaks, Nov. 29-Dec. 4 and Feb. 13-17.
- Sat out the Nov. 8th game against Nashville for personal reasons.
- Missed 15 games (foot), Dec. 23 to Jan. 27.
- Was placed on IR, Dec. 30 (retro to Dec. 21) and activated on Jan. 29.
- Recorded his first career multi-point game with a pair of assists on Feb. 15 at Detroit.
- Logged a club season-high 22 minutes in penalties on March 8 at Chicago.
- Served a two-game suspension, March 14-15, for a high-sticking incident that occurred against the Minnesota Wild on March 12.