2012-13: Ranked 15th in NHL in average shifts per game… led Flyers in TOI with 22:36 per game… Missed final 15 games of season after sustaining a left shoulder separation on March 28 vs. BOS… Recorded 5 hits and had 2 blocked shots at PIT on March 24… Scored his only goal of the season while also gathering four penalty minutes, three hits, and 2 blocked shots in 23:54 vs. CAR on Feb. 2… Reached 400 penalty minutes in the NHL on Feb. 1 at WSH… Recorded 2 assists, 3 hits, and 4 blocked shots with 4 penalty minutes at FLA on Jan. 26.
WHL Rookie of the Year (2002) WHL West First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2005)
Traded to Philadelphia by Atlanta for Alexei Zhitnik, February 24, 2007.
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk