Playoff Notes: 4th NHL playoff in 10th NHL season ... Round 2 vs Mtl: 0-0=0 in 6 gp ... Round 1 vs Det: 0-0=0 in 5 gp ... 1 career multi-pt game ... Career OT: 0-0=0 in 17 gp ... Career Game 7s: 5 (4-1)
2013-14 Notes: Played in every game for 2nd straight season w/82 gp a career-high (played all 48 in shortened 2012-13 season) … Played his 600th NHL game 12/10 at Calgary, joining father Colin as just 6th father-son duo to both reach that milestone … 1 multi-pt game.
Playoff Fun Fact: Has played in 1 Stanley Cup Final, winning in 2011 vs. Vancouver … Missed the 2013 Final after suffering a broken leg in the CSF vs Pittsburgh … He and his father Colin are 1 of 13 father-son combinations on the Cup, as Colin won in 1994 as an assistant coach w/NY Rangers
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.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp