2013-14: Notched an assist vs. COL, Nov. 21…Skated in 6:00 of ice time vs. VAN, Nov. 5…Skated in 6:06 of ice time with 3 hits vs. NSH, Oct. 31…Skated in 6:24 of ice time vs. LAK, Oct. 29…Had an assist at LAK, Oct. 24…Tallied an assist at CAR, Oct. 13…Notched his 1st assist of the season at PHI, Oct. 11…Made his season debut and skated in 5:05 of ice time at DET, Oct. 10.
2012-13: Posted a career-high 6 assists (0-6-6) in 28 games with 36 PIM and a plus-2 rating…Had 36 hits…Registered a career-high 3-game point streak (0-3-3) from Feb. 23-26…Played in his 150th NHL game vs. STL, Mar. 7.
2011-12: Played in 31 games, recording 41 penalty minutes and 70 hits…Recorded 4 hits vs. CGY, Mar. 1...Had a season high 9:57 TOI at STL, Jan. 3…Appeared in his 100th game with PHX at LAK, Dec. 26...Scored the GWG at BUF, Nov. 19...Posted a game-high 7 hits vs. CHI, Oct. 18.
NOTES: Has also played for PIT…His twitter handle “BizNasty2point0” has over 470,000 followers.
Claimed on waivers by Phoenix from Pittsburgh, September 30, 2009. Missed majority of 2011-12 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Cardiff (Britain), November 1, 2012.
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