- Is in his fifth NHL season, his fourth as team captain.
- Ranks fourth on the Avs in points (36).
- Scored his third career overtime goal on Jan. 6 vs. St. Louis.
- Missed two games due to a back injury, Dec. 9-12.
- Had a career-high five-game assist streak from Nov. 19-28.
- Appeared in his 300th NHL game on his 23rd birthday, Nov. 23 at Winnipeg.
- Served a two-game suspension, Nov. 14-17, for an "illegal check to the head" on Nov. 12 at Boston.
- Suspension snapped a streak of 178 consecutive games.
- Led the Avs with five goals in October.
- Recorded his 200th NHL point on Oct. 27 at Florida.
- Scored a goal in each of his first three games, his longest streak to open a season.
- Recorded his first career four-point game with a pair of goals and assists on Oct. 10 vs. Dallas.
- Was named captain on Sept. 4, 2012, becoming the youngest captain in NHL history (19 years, 286 days).
OHL All-Rookie Team (2010) NHL All-Rookie Team (2012) Calder Memorial Trophy (2012)
Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden-2), October 3, 2012.