USHL First All-Star Team (2006) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2007) WCHA Rookie of the Year (2007) NCAA Rookie of the Year (2007) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2008)
Claimed on waivers by Carolina from Philadelphia, November 29, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Innsbruck (Austria), October 2, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Klagenfurt (Austria), October 21, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), November 13, 2013.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings