PLAYOFFS: Scored a power play goal and had a game-high seven shots in Game 3 vs. LAK on 4/22…Had a multi-point game (1-1=2), +2 rating, and five shots in Game 1 of the first round vs. Los Angeles on Apr. 17…Making his fifth career postseason appearance.
2013-14 GAME NOTES: 4th on the team in goals (22)…Set a career high for goals and points (48) and reached the 20-goal plateau for first time in his career…Had 4g-9a in his last 13 games…2nd on the team in hits 145…Posted a five-game point streak (2-5=7) from Mar. 25-Apr. 3…Had a two point night (1-1=2) on April 1 vs. Edmonton…Tallied a goal and an assist on March 20 vs. Anaheim…Recorded a goal and an assist on March 18 vs. Florida…Scored twice on March 6 vs. Pittsburgh...Extended his goal scoring streak to three games (ties career high) with a goal and an assist on Dec. 29 vs. Anaheim… Tallied a goal and an assist on Dec. 27 at Phoenix...Scored first career hat trick and a career high four points (3-1=4) on Nov. 29 vs. St. Louis.
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.