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.
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round