Playoffs: Recorded two shots and three hits in Game 4 vs. PHI (4/30)… Credited with two hits and one shot on goal in 12:19 TOI in Game 3 vs. PHI (4/18)… Recorded an assist and tied to lead both teams with six hits in Game 2 @ PHI (4/16)… Tied for team lead with five hits in Game 1 @ PHI (4/14).
Regular Season: Games missed due to injury: nine; seven – knee (3/29-4-9), two – groin (3/6-3/10)… Scored in consecutive games 2/25-2/26… Three-game point streak 11/11-11/15… Appeared in 1,000th career NHL game vs. BOS (11/3).
2009 POSTSEASON NOTES:
- T-3rd on the team in hits (16)br>
2008-09 REGULAR SEASON NOTES:
- 3rd on team in hits (147)br>- Posted an assist vs. Phoenix on April 9
- Assisted on three of Patrick Marleau's five short-handed goals this season
- T-12th in NHL in SH points (4).
- Tied last season's point total (9-13=22 in 78 games) with an assist vs. Edmonton on Feb. 17, his 53rd game of the season
- Activated from Injured Reserve and returned to lineup on April 7 vs. Colorado
- Placed on Injured Reserve on March 3 (knee)br>- Scored two goals, including the game-winner, on Jan. 3 vs. the Islanders
- Missed two games (Nov. 16-17) due to injury (lower body)br>- Tied his career-high with his five-game point streak (1-4=5) from Oct. 18-28
- Set a career high with a four-game assist streak from Oct. 18 - 25
- Donates game tickets to underprivileged youths to every Sharks home games that includes a food voucher, a game program and an autographed puck
- Father Bobby is the associate director of scouting for the Houston Texans and his brother Chris is a national scout/assistant director of college scouting with the Miami Dolphins.