WORTH NOTING: Is 2nd among all NHL forwards averaging 3:16 of shorthanded time on ice per game.
* Ranks 2nd in the NHL averaging 5:04 of SH TOI/G.
* His 4 Bks is tied for 1st among PIT forwards.
2014-15 REGULAR SEASON:
* Had 6 points in his last 11 games (2G-4A).
* His 25 assists and 34 points are a career high.
* Finished 1st on PIT with a +23.
* Pittsburgh was 6-1-1 when he recorded a point this season.
* Led all PIT forwards with a 69 Bks.
* Scored his first goal with PIT (GWG) Mar. 21 at ARI.
* Recorded an assist in his PIT debut Mar. 1 vs. CBJ.
* Acquired from TOR on Feb. 25 for Zach Sill, a 2015 4th-round pick and a 2016 2nd-round pick.
* Had 25 PTS (7G-18A) in 58 GP with the Maple Leafs.
* Tied a career high with 3 PTS (1G-2A) in his 500th career game Oct. 31, 2014 at CBJ.
Highs: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3
SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct
REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 21GP 2G-7A-9PTS
Postseason Career Info:
POSTSEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 4GP 0G-0A-0PTS
Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2006)
Traded to Colorado by Phoenix for Colorado's 4th round choice (Rhett Holland) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 28, 2010. Traded to San Jose by Colorado with T.J. Galiardi and Anaheim's 7th round choice (previously acquired, San Jose selected Emil Galimov) in 2013 Entry Draft for Jamie McGinn, Michael Sgarbossa and Mike Connolly, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 20, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 28, 2014.