2013-14 Notes: Has 1-3=4 totals in 2 of his last 4 games with a season-high 1-2=3 effort 11/25 vs. Pittsburgh and an assist 11/29 vs. NY Rangers ... Has 3-8=11 totals in 8 of his last 13 games ... Has played the last 14 games, returning to the lineup 11/5 vs. Dallas after missing 5 games with a concussion suffered 10/23 in Buffalo ... Recorded his 1st point as a Bruin with the GWG 10/12 at Columbus... Played his 1st game as a Bruin 10/3 vs. Tampa Bay ... 2 multi-pt gms … Longest pt streak: 6 (2-5=7, 11/7-18) … Fighting majors: 0 … Injured: 5 (10/24-11/2).
Fun Facts: Started a season on a roster other than Dallas' for the 1st time as he plays his 8th NHL season ... Had his consecutive games-played streak snapped at 148 when he missed the 10/24 game vs. San Jose with a concussion ... His previous game missed was Mar. 19, 2011 ... Has missed just 8 of a possible 452 games over the past 5+ seasons.
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011)
Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), December 4, 2012. Traded to Boston by Dallas with Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser for Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button, July 4, 2013.
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