2015-16 : Scored game-tying goal Oct. 10 vs. OTT. Tied career-high with three points (3A) Oct. 16 at CBJ. Missed one game with lower body injury and returned Nov. 12 at NSH. Played in 600th NHL game Dec. 27 at NYI. Has a point in two of last four games.
2014-15: Registered career-highs with 25 assists and 34 points. Ranked 1st among Penguins skaters in plus/minus (+23). Traded from Toronto to Pittsburgh on Feb. 25 in exchange for Zach Sill and 2 draft picks. Tied a career-high with three points (one goal, two assists) in his 500th career game on Oct. 31, 2014 at CBJ. Ranked 2nd among NHL forwards in PK/TOI per game (3:16).
Season Stats: Home: 21 GP, 2-4-6 Road: 27 GP, 2-5-7
Career as a Maple Leaf: 106 GP, 11-17-28
Career Highs (single game)
Goals - 2 (3X - 01/21/13 at CGY)
Assists - 3 (2X - 10/16/15 at CBJ)
Points - 3 (5X - 10/16/15 at CBJ)
2004-05: Named to NCAA (Hockey East) All -Tournament Team
2005-06: Named to NCAA (Hockey East) Second All-Star Team
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. Traded to Pittsburgh by Toronto for Zach Sill, Pittsburgh's 4th round choice (later traded to Edmonton, later traded to Ottawa Ottawa selected Christian Wolanin) in 2015 Entry Draft and Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (later traded back to Pittsburgh) in 2016 Entry Draft, February 25, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 1, 2015.