2014-15: Did not play during 2014-15 season due to a knee injury.
Missed the last 17 games of the season (injury)…Recorded at least one point and was a plus-player in 4 of his 5 games played this season (3-2=5, plus-4)…Fired nine shots on goal in his five games played…Returned to the lineup after missing 59 games on Feb. 27 at Philadelphia and scored two goals... Playoffs:
T-2nd on the team in goals (2)... Picked up an assist in Game 6 of the WCFR at Los Angeles on April 28…Scored a goal, was a plus-2 and was named third star in Game 2 vs. Los Angeles on April 20…Scored the game-winning goal, led the Sharks with seven hits and was named the second star in Game 1 vs. Los Angeles on April 17.
Recorded six points (2-4=6) and a shootout-winning goal in 11 games with the Sharks…T-2nd most hits on the Sharks(89)…Tied the Sharks team high for the season with eight hits vs. Columbus on April 21…Scored his first goal as a Shark on April 18 vs. Minnesota and added an assist 22-seconds later…Converted on his first shootout attempt as a Shark on April 16 vs. Los Angeles…Picked up two assists, seven hits and drew a penalty in his first game as a Shark vs. Dallas on April 7… Acquired from Phoenix in exchange for a third round selection in the 2013 NHL Draft (Florida via N.Y. Rangers)…Was T-9th in points (5-7=12) in 28 games with Phoenix at the time of the trade…Had two assists on April 2 vs. Los Angeles in his last game as a Coyote...Played in his 600th career NHL game at Edmonton on Feb. 23…Playoffs:
6th on the team in hits (18) despite playing in just five of the team’s 11 playoff games… Named Second Star in Game 2 of WCQF vs. Vancouver, scoring the OT game-winning goal and adding four shots.
Had a team-high 83 PIM…Led the team in shooting percentage (15.2%)…5th on the team in hits (128)…Scored the game-winning goal and had an assist vs. Colorado on March 22…Three-game goal streak (3-0=3) from March 8-12…Recorded 1-1=2 vs. Nashville on March 12…Scored a goal in a 3-0 win vs. San Jose on March 10…Netted a goal at Dallaslas on Feb. 7…Scored twice at Los Angeles on Dec. 26…Three-game point streak (1-2=3) from Nov. 10-15…Scored his first goal as a Coyote vs. Dallaslas on Oct. 25…Collected 100th career NHL assist at Nashville on Oct. 13…Playoffs:
Recorded 1-1=2 in three games of the WCQF against Chicago… Scored a goal in Game 2 vs. Chicago on April 14.
Ranked 3rd on the team in hits (134) and had a +4 rating…Registered a pair of goals vs. Dallas on Feb. 19…Posted a four-game point streak (3-2=5) from Dec. 23-31…Had a pair of goals at Columbus on Dec. 23…Recorded a four-game point streak (5-1=6) from Nov. 1-6…Notched his first career hat trick at Edmonton on Nov. 2…Posted 1-1=2 vs. Minnesota on Oct. 22… Playoffs:
Scored the game-winning goal vs. Boston in Game 1 of the SCF on June 1… Had a goal in Game 2 of the WCF vs. San Jose on May 18…Posted 1-1=2 in Game 5 of the WCSF vs. Nashville on May 7.
Recorded 19-12=31 in 60 games with Columbus before being traded to Buffalo…Traded from Columbus to Buffalo in exchange for Nathan Paetsch and a second round draft pick in the 2010 Entry Draft, March 3…Had five assists in 14 games with Buffalo…Skated 17:25 and assisted on the OT game-winning goal in Buffalo debut vs. Philadelphia on March 5…Posted three-point game (0-3=3) vs. Florida on March 31…Had a six-game point streak (3-3-6) Feb. 6-March 5…Named First Star after collecting two goals, including a the game winner, and finishing +2 at Atlanta on Nov. 5…Playoffs:
Collected two points (0-2=2) in four postseason games with Buffalo.
Led the team and T-20th in the NHL in game-winning goals (6)…Tallied a two-goal game, including the game-winning goal, at Florida on March 21…Recorded 1-1=2 vs. Los Angeles on March 3…Missed 19 games (12/4-1/13) due to an injury…Scored his first goal as a Blue Jacket, the game-winner, vs. Washington on Nov. 29…Made his Columbus debut vs. Chicago on Nov. 1 and had a game-high 10 hits…Missed the first 10 games of season due to injury…Playoffs:
Collected 0-2=2 in four playoff games.
Missed the final 49 games of the season due to an injury…Had his streak of 215-consecutive games played come to an end when he was a healthy scratch vs. STL on Dec. 7…Had 2-2=4 during a four-game point streak Nov. 28-Dec. 3… Played the 300th game of his NHL career at Colorado on Nov. 28…Tied a single-game career high with 0-3=3vs. Minnesota on Oct. 25…Had two goals at Phoenix on Oct. 18.
Set a career high in assists…3rd on the club in hits (114)…Scored two goals vs. Columbus on Jan. 31…Recorded the 100th point of his NHL career vs. Colorado on Dec. 19…Played the 200th game of his NHL career vs. Detroit on Oct. 21.
2nd on the club in goals, 3rd in hits (110) and 6th in points…Set career highs in goals and points…Had two goals at Vancouver on March 23…Recorded a four-game point streak (2- 4=6) Nov. 23-Dec. 1…Tied a single-game career high (0- 3=3) at St. Louis on Nov. 4…Had 5-4=9 during a career high six-game scoring streak Oct. 25-Nov. 4…Scored a pair of goals in back-to-back games vs. Vancouver, Oct. 8 and at Anaheim, Oct. 10…Playoffs: Helped Edmonton reach the Stanley Cup Final…5th in the NHL in hits (47).
Notched 21-25=46, 165 PIM and was a +4 in 67 games with Edmonton (AHL)…Tied for team lead in points, 2nd in goals, assists and PPG (8)…Became the first Road Runner to register a hat trick when he scored a team record four goals vs. Milwaukee, Nov. 24…Three of the four goals came in the third period, establishing a franchise record for most goals in a period.
Set a career high in plus/minus rating (+12)…2nd on the club in goals…Represented the Oilers and scored a goal at NHL YoungStars Game during All-Star Weekend Feb. 7 at Xcel Energy Center in Minnesota… Scored the first goal of his NHL career and added an assist vs. San Jose on Oct. 9 (Evgeni Nabokov).
Netted his first career AHL hat trick vs. Worcester, Jan. 30…Playoffs: Helped Hamilton reach the Calder Cup Final.
Made his NHL debut vs. Anaheim on Nov. 24…Tallied first career NHL point (assist) vs. Pittsburgh on Jan. 3…6th on Bridgeport in goals…Playoffs: 4th on the club in playoff points, helping the Sound Tigers advance to the Calder Cup Final…Scored the game-winning goal in Game 7 of the AHL Eastern Conference Final vs. Hamilton.
Was named to the OHL Second All-Star Team…Notched 3-2=5 in seven games for Team Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championship in Russia…Tallied the bronze medal-winning goal in Canada’s 2-1 overtime win against Sweden.
Named to the OHL Second All-Star Team…Played in the CHL Top Prospects Game.