-Leads the team and is fourth in the League in face-off percentage (57.6 percent).
-Appeared in his 600th career NHL game on Oct. 29 at Edmonton.
-Recorded a "Gordie Howe Hat Trick" on Oct. 11 against Dallas (one goal, one assist, one fight).
-His two assists on Oct. 9 vs. Ottawa matched a career-high for assists in a game, a marker he has met 12 times before, most recently on April 12 vs. Chicago.
-Nashville s nominee for the 2014 Masterton Trophy.
-Finished the 2013-14 season fourth in the NHL in face off efficiency (58.0 percent), his fifth consecutive season ranking among the League s Top 10 in the category.
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday