- Had a three-game point streak (4g/1a) from Oct. 21-25
- Scored his first NHL hat trick on Oct. 25 vs. Dallas
- Had a three-point game (2g/1a) on Dec. 31 at Winnipeg
- Had a five-game point streak (1g/4a), including a four-game assist streak, from Jan. 13-27
- Played in his 500th NHL game on Feb. 8 in Buffalo
Signed as a free agent by Rauma (Finland), September 26, 2012.
I don't have a crystal ball. Predicting is a real complicated thing. If we stay healthy, have enough depth and get the good goaltending we think we're going to have, you can go all the way. But a lot of things have to happen. There's going to be a lot of teams that think the same thing. Everyone made deals. We're all are optimistic about where we'll end up.
— Rangers general manager Glen Sather after being asked if he's constructed a team that can win the Stanley Cup before their 4-1 win against the Predators on Monday