Scored a goal and earned an assit vs. MTL (11/29) ... Earned an assist vs. MTL (11/22) ... Won 8 of 14 faceoffs (57.1%) vs. PIT (11/21) ... Scored a goal vs. STL (11/17) ... Scored his 100th NHL goal and earned an assist vs. CBJ (11/12) ... Earned an assist and won 11 of 14 faceoffs (79%) at COL (11/10) ... Won 11 of 16 faceoffs (69%) at PHX (11/9) ... Earned an assist vs. NYI (11/5) ... Earned three assists at PHI (11/1) ... Scored a goal at VAN (10/28) ... Earned an assist at CGY (10/26) ... Earned an assist at EDM (10/24) ... Scored a goal and won 13 of 24 faceoffs (54%) at WPG (10/22) ... Earned an assist vs. EDM (10/14) ... Recorded three shots in 17:07 of ice time vs. COL (10/12) ... Won 10 of 14 faceoffs (71%) vs. CAR (10/10) ... Registered three shots, three hits and won seven of 10 faceoffs at DAL (10/5) ... Earned an assist in 18:19 of ice time vs. CGY (10/3) ... Earned his first career hat trick and added an assist in 17:13 of ice time at CHI (10/1)
Traded to Toronto by Montreal for Greg Pateryn and Toronto's 2nd round choice (later traded to Chicago, later traded back to Toronto, later traded to Boston - Boston selected Jared Knight) in 2010 Entry Draft, July 3, 2008. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (KHL), September 25, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August
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