Played a team-high 24:31 and registered an assist on October 13 against Tampa Bay.
Blocked a team-high 3 shots on October 15 at Buffalo.
Led the team`s defensemen with 6 assists in November.
Played his 800th NHL career game on December 1 against Edmonton.
Led the team with a +5 differential in January (tied with Y. Weber).
Finished tied for second on the team (H. Gill and R. Hamrlik) with 17 blocked shots in January.
Led the team with +9 differential.