PLAYOFFS: Assisted on the opening goal in Game 1 of the first round vs. Los Angeles on Apr. 17…Making his eighth career postseason experience (2007-present), all with the Sharks…Has been to the Conference Finals twice in his career (2010, 2011)…Registered over a point-per-game average in two playoff seasons (9-8=17 in 2010, 15 games; 4-8=12 in 2011, 11 games).
2013-14 GAME NOTES: Had 48 points (28-20=48) in his last 47 games…Set a career high for goals and points…1st on the team in points, 2nd in assists and 1st in goals…3rd in the League in goals, T-8th in points and T-7th amongst League forwards in blocked shots (68)…Was named the Brocade “Sharks Player of the Year” as well as the Ram Trucks “Sharks Fan Favorite” award winner…Scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season on April 12 at Phoenix, becoming just the fourth Sharks player to score 40 goals in a single season (Cheechoo, Marleau, Nolan)…Recorded third hat trick of the season and added an assist on March 25 at Edmonton.
USHL All-Rookie Team (2003) USHL First All-Star Team (2003) USHL Rookie of the Year (2003) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2005) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2006) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Minsk (KHL), October 5, 2012.