2013-14: Ranked third on Flames with 26g-19a-45pts in 63 games during third/final season of second stint with club…Led team in goal-scoring and reached the 25-goal mark for fifth time…Also first on squad with career-high eight GWG, including five over a 13-game stretch Mar. 12-Apr. 4…Posted 13g-11a-24pts in final 20 games of season; point-total during that span was tied for fourth (S. Crosby, Pit. & T. Hall. Edm.) in NHL…Reached the 500pt mark in NHL career with goal Apr. 4 at Fla…Registered 12 multi-pt. games, including three season-high 3pt outings: 1g-2a Mar. 22 at Edm., 2g-1a Mar. 21 vs. Nsh. and 2g-1a Oct. 26 vs. Wsh…Scored 2g Mar. 14 at Dal. and Nov. 8 at Col…Recorded season-high seven-game point-scoring streak Mar. 10-22 (8g-5a-13pts)…Made season debut Oct. 21 at LA after missing 7 games with upper body injury suffered Sept. 30; also missed 9 games Jan. 13-30 with concussion, and was ill Dec. 17 at Bos…Served Flames as alternate captain.
OPJHL Rookie of the Year (1998) CCHA First All-Star Team (2001) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2001) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2002) NCAA West First All-American Team (2002) AHL Second All-Star Team (2005) Willie Marshall Award (AHL - Top Goal-scorer) (2005) Missed majority of 2002-03 due to head injury vs. San Jose, January 28, 2003. Traded to Calgary by Los Angeles with Calgary's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected Mitch Wahl) in 2008 Entry Draft for Calgary's 1st round choice (later traded to Anaheim Anaheim selected Jake Gardiner) in 2008 Entry Draft and Calgary's 2nd round choice (later traded to Carolina Carolina selected Brian Dumoulin) in 2009 Entry Draft, June 20, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 1, 2009. Traded to Calgary by Montreal with Karri Ramo and Montreal's 5th round choice (Ryan Culkin) in 2012 Entry Draft for Rene Bourque, Patrick Holland and Calgary's 2nd round choice in 2013 Entry Draft, January 12, 2012.
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