Tallied his first two points of the season with two assists at PHI (10/27)
Notched an assist vs. PHI (10/30)
Scored his first goal of the season (GWG) at DET (12/14)
Played in his 100th NHL game at BOS (12/26)
Recorded an assist at WPG (1/10)
Traded to Buffalo by Minnesota with Matt Hackett, Minnesota's 1st round choice (Nikita Zadorov) in 2013 Entry Draft and Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Vaclav Karabacek) in 2014 Entry Draft for Jason Pominville and Buffalo's 4th round choice (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected William Lagesson) in 2014 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013.