Playoffs: Dished out a postseason-high two assists on April 22 at Calgary ... Netted a goal on April 27 against Calgary (Game 6), snapping a streak of 49 games without a marker dating back to the regular season ... Netted his second goal of the playoffs in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals on May 5 against Vancouver ... Matched a postseason-high two assists in both Game 5 (May 9) and Game 6 (May 11) of the Western Conference Semifinals against Vancouver ... Led Chicago with a +5 plus/minus rating during the conference semifinals.
Regular Season: Paced Blackhawks defensemen with 45 assists and 52 points and ranked third among team blueliners with seven goals while appearing in all 82 contests during his Blackhawks debut ... Tied for second on the club with 45 assists and ranked fifth with 52 points ... Led NHL defensemen with 31 assists and 35 points on the road ... Tied for third among league blueliners in assists (45) and finished 10th in points (52), the most by a Chicago defenseman in 13 years ... Recorded 24 of his 52 points on the power play (4G, 20A), third-best on the club ... Named to the starting lineup for the Western Conference in the 2009 NHL All-Star Game in Montreal, posting an assist in his third career appearance in the league's midseason classic ... Appeared on the ice for 113 of Chicago's 260 goals this season, the most on the club ... Ranked third on the club in time on ice (22:34) ... Finished the regular season on a four-game assist streak, collecting five helpers during that span .. . Registered points in a season-best five consecutive matchups from Oct. 25 to Nov. 3, accruing an assist in each matchup ... Posted 10 multiple-point performances, which includes accruing a season-high three points (G, 2A) on Nov. 16 against San Jose ... Posted two assists in a game six times ... Notched his 200th career NHL assist against Montreal on March 31 ... Posted a season-high +4 plus/minus rating on Jan. 6 against Phoenix ... Logged a season-high 31:47 time on ice on Nov. 18 against Phoenix ... Potted his first game-winning goal as a member of the Blackhawks on Dec. 16 at Edmonton ... Netted his first goal in a Blackhawks uniform on Oct. 15 against Phoenix ... Finished the regular season having appeared in 320 consecutive game, the second-longest active streak among NHL blueliners behind Jay Bouwmeester.
Stanley Cup Playoff Experience: This marks his fourth career postseason appearance with his third different club ... Collected 16 assists and 20 points in 47 career games with the Buffalo Sabres (2006 and 2007) and San Jose Sharks (2008) ... Helped the Sabres come within one game of reaching the Finals in his postseason debut in 2006, dishing out six assists in 18 contests ... Accrued three goals and seven point in 16 tilts during the 2007 playoffs, helping Buffalo to a second straight appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals ... Tallied six assists and seven points in 13 contests last season with the San Jose Sharks before the team was eliminated in the Western Conference Semifinals.