CONTRACT STATUS: Signed through 2013-14 season
-Leads the Oilers in ice time, averaging 23:21 per game.
-Leads all Oilers defencemen in points 24 (8G, 16A)
-Played in his 100th career NHL game on Feb. 7 @ NJD
-He spent the first half of the 2012-13 season in the AHL with the Oklahoma City Barons, where he was second in league scoring behind Jordan Eberle, registering 48 points (18G, 30A) in 34 games.
-Scored First NHL goal against the San Jose Sharks on Jan. 22/13.
-Was awarded the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL Defenceman of the Year. He is the first rookie in the 55-year history of the Eddie Shore Award to earn the honour.
-Earned a selection to the 2011-12 All-WCHA First Team and WCHA Defensive Player of the Year.
-NCAA First West All-Star in 2011-12
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2010) WCHA First All-Star Team (2011, 2012) NCAA West First All-American Team (2011, 2012) AHL All-Rookie Team (2013) AHL First All-Star Team (2013) Eddie Shore Award (AHL - Outstanding Defenseman) (2013) NHL All-Rookie Team (2013)
Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 1, 2012.