Needs two points to reach 300-pt. mark in NHL career...Has three 1g-1a-2pt. games: Mar. 1 at NYI, Jan 18 at Phx. & Jan. 12 at Tor.; goal Jan. 12 was first with NJD...Posted 2a Jan. 14 at Mtl...Had points in five straight games Jan. 7-14 (1g-6a-7pts)...Notched points in three straight Mar. 4-8 (3a)...Also had points in back-to-back games twice: Feb. 27-Mar. 1 (2g-1a-3pts) & Jan. 16-18 (2g-1a-3pts)...Returned to lineup Dec. 27 vs. CBJ; missed 32 games Oct. 17-Dec. 23...Picked up first point with NJ with 1a Oct. 4 vs. NYI...Made his Devils' debut Oct. 3 at Pit...2012-13: Split campaign between SJ and NYR; traded for 1st time in NHL career…Totaled 3g/16a/19pts overall; notched all 3g following Apr. 2 trade…Recorded 3 multiple-point games, including season-high 2g-1a-3pts in NY debut Apr. 3 vs. Pit…Appeared in his 400th career NHL contest Jan. 27 vs. Van…Injuries limited playing time to just 2 playoff games…Served as an asst. coach with SF (ECHL) during work stoppage.
Missed majority of 2007-08 due to knee injury at Columbus, October 27, 2007. Traded to NY Rangers by San Jose for NY Rangers' 2nd round choice (Gabryel Boudreau) in 2013 Entry Draft, Florida's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Phoenix Phoenix selected Pavel Laplante) in 2013 Entry Draft and NY Rangers' 5th round choice in 2014 Entry Draft, April 2, 2013. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 5, 2013.
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench