- Recorded a game-high seven blocked shots in the season opener against Minnesota on Oct. 8. He led the Avs in blocked shots a year ago with 162.
- Is entering his third season with the Avalanche.
- Set career highs in games played (76), points (15), goals (2) and assists (13) last season.
USHL All-Rookie Team (2001) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2005)
Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, August 16, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 3, 2009. Traded to St. Louis by Pittsburgh for Steve Wagner, February 11, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 2, 2010. Traded to Anaheim by Columbus for Trevor Smith, January 4, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 5, 2013.