Returned to the lineup after missing four games due to injury on Oct. 26 at NY Islanders.
Reached his 900th game in the NHL on Dec. 7 at Dallas.
Recorded his 500th career NHL point with his assist on Luke Schenn’s first-period goal on Dec. 23 vs. Minnesota.
Recorded a career-high eight-game scoring streak from Dec. 21-Jan. 7.
Had a goal and two assists for his second three-point game of the season on Jan. 14 at Buffalo.
Reached 300 points as a Flyer on Jan. 14 at Buffalo.
Recorded a five-game scoring streak from Jan. 14-Jan. 22. He had seven points in that span (2G, 5A).
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2012) Signed as a free agent by Oslo (Norway), October 21, 2004. Traded to Philadelphia by Nashville with Kimmo Timmonen for Nashville's 1st round choice (previously acquired, Nashville selected Jonathon Blum) in 2007 Entry Draft, June 18, 2007. Traded to Columbus by Philadelphia for RJ Umberger and a 4th round choice in 2015 Entry Draft, June 23, 2014.
There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury