Became first player in NHL history with shorthanded goals in each of his first 2 games with a team on Nov. 4 at VAN. (Elias Sports Bureau).
Currently on IR w/lower-body injury.
T-2nd in the NHL with 3 shorthanded goals.
Ranks 2nd among PIT forwards averaging 2:29 of SH/TOI per game as of Feb. 2.
Became 15th player in PIT history to score 3 or more SHG in a single season.
Tallied 1st EVG and 2nd GWG with PIT Dec. 26 at MIN.
Recorded 1st NHL fighting major on Dec. 21 vs. CBJ's Brandon Dubinsky (Source: hockeyfights.com).
Had 3 points (2G-1A) in first two 2 games after returning from offseason elbow surgery on Oct. 31 at TOR.
Became first PIT player to score SH goal in debut since Sergei Zubov on Oct. 7, 1995. Zubov also completed the feat against TOR.
Was sidelined after offseason elbow surgery on June 3, 2015 until Oct. 31.
Highs: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3
SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct
REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 39GP 5G-2A-7PTS
WHL East First All-Star Team (2005) WHL Player of the Year (2005) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2005)
Missed majority of 2011-12 due to shoulder surgery and as a healthy reserve. Traded to Winnipeg by Washington for Danick Paquette and Winnipeg's 4th round choice (Thomas Di Pauli) in 2012 Entry Draft, July 8, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Hameenlinna (Finland), October 23, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Washington, Janiuary 12, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 28, 2015.