2015-16: Has 4-3=7 totals in 5 of his last 6 gp, including his 3rd career hat trick & 1st as a Bruin 11/19 vs MIN ... Has 7-3=10 totals in 7 of his last 11 gp w/7-10=17 totals in 11 of his last 17 gp ... Multi-Pt Gms: 6 ... Inj: 0.
Tm Rec in Lineup: 12-8-1 ... Out: 0-0-0 ... w/G: 1-4-0 ... w/A: 6-0-1 ... w/Pt: 7-4-1 ... PP Pts: 5-2=7 ... GW Pts: 1-2=3
2014-15: Hit the 20-goal mark for the 5th time in his career and finished 2nd in the team's scoring race w/22-25=47 totals ... 16 of his 22 goals either tied the score within a game or gave the Bruins the lead.
Fun Facts: His 8 OT goals scored since the start of the 2008-09 season rank tied for 2nd (Stamkos) and trailing only Ovechkin (10) over that span ... Entered this season having scored 10-or-more goals in 8 straight seasons, the longest such current streak on the team.
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011)
Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), December 4, 2012. Traded to Boston by Dallas with Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser for Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button, July 4, 2013.
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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