2013-14: Scored first career hat trick and a career high four points (3-1=4) on Nov. 29 vs. St. Louis…Returned to the lineup on Nov. 21 vs. Tampa Bay and scored a goal…Missed 13 games (upper body)…Scored a goal and an assist on Oct. 10 at Vancouver…Recorded his first assist of the season, five hits and five shots on goal on Oct. 5 vs. Phoenix…Scored his first goal of the season, San Jose’s first goal of 2013-14:, and fired 5 shots on goal on Oct. 3 vs. Vancouver
FIN FACTS: His dream is to have a jam session with rock icon John Mayer…Would be in the military if he was not playing hockey professionally…Feels as if he has better suits than both Don Cherry and Don Draper…Acknowledges that he is most likely to over pack for the road
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011)
Missed majority of 2003-04 on assignment to Team Canada and as a healthy reserve. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to head injury vs. Phoenix, November 18, 2009. Traded to San Jose by Minnesota with Minnesota's 2nd round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay, later traded to Nashville Nashville selected Pontius Aberg) in 2012 Entry Draft for Devin Setoguchi, Charlie Coyle and San Jose's 1st round choice (Zack Phillips) in 2011 Entry Draft, June 24, 2011.