Was named the NHL's '3rd Star' of the week for the week ending Mar. 1 (2GP; 2G-4A-6PTS).
His 4 shots are tied for 3rd on PIT.
Ranks 2nd on the PIT averaging 2:45 of PP TOI/G.
2014-15 REGULAR SEASON:
His 1.01 PTS/G average ranked 7th in the NHL.
Finished 5th in the NHL with 52 PTS (24G-28A) vs the Eastern Conference.
28 goals tied for 1st on PIT.
70 PTS, 9 PPG, 18 multi-point games and 3:38 PP TOI/G is 2nd most on PIT.
42 assists ranked 3rd on the Penguins.
Became the 4th player in PIT history to record 700 PTS with his assist on Mar. 12 vs. EDM.
Was named to his 5th-career All-Star Game on Jan. 10.
Notched his 43rd career GWG Feb. 4 at EDM - surpassing Jean Pronovost for 3rd place on PIT's all-time GWG list.
Scored his 96th career PPG, surpassing Rick Kehoe for 4th place on the team all-time PPG list.
Highs: G: 3 A: 5 P: 5
NHL All-Rookie Team (2007) Calder Memorial Trophy (2007) NHL First All-Star Team (2008, 2009, 2012) Art Ross Trophy (2009, 2012) Conn Smythe Trophy (2009) Ted Lindsay Award (2012) Hart Memorial Trophy (2012)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2008, 2009, 2012)
Signed as a free agent by Magnitogorsk (KHL), September 16, 2012.