Last Game: Posted a hit and won 3-of-6 face-offs on 10:26 of ice time on 11/28 at STL.
2014-15: Finished 3rd on BOS in face-off wins (339), 2nd in face-off % (53.6%), 4th in short-handed TOI among forwards (1:31) and 6th in hits (119)... Skated in his 700th career NHL game on 2/10 vs. DAL.
Career: Played in all 82 games for 1st time in NHL career in 2013-14... Tied his career-best assist streak with a 3-game streak from 1/4-1/9/14 (0-3-3)... Helped BOS capture 2011 Stanley Cup with 1-3-4 in 25 playoff games, while playing in his 1st NHL post-season... Established career season-highs in goals, assists and points with 13-19-32 in 2008-09 and led FLA in hits (202)... Won Memorial Cup with Kitchener in 2003 and was named to the All-Tournament Team as the tournament s leading scorer (1-6-7).
Son of Colin Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2003) George Parsons Trophy (Memorial Cup - Most Sportsmanlike Player) (2003) Ed Chynoweth Trophy (Memorial Cup - Leading Scorer) (2003)
Traded to Boston by Florida with Nathan Horton for Dennis Wideman, Boston's 1st round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Derek Forbert) in 2010 Entry Draft and Boston's 3rd round choice (Kyle Rau) in 2011 Entry Draft, June 22, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 1, 2015.
Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
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