Was named the NHL's '3rd Star' of the week for the week ending Mar. 1 (2GP; 2G-4A-6PTS).
His 1.08 PTS/G average is 2nd in the NHL.
Is tied for 1st in the NHL with 52 PTS (24G-28A) vs the Eastern Conference.
His 28 goals are 1st on PIT.
68 PTS, 9 PPG, 18 multi-point games and 3:41 PP TOI/G is 2nd most on PIT.
His 40 assists rank 3rd on the Penguins.
Has reached the 50-point plateau for the 7th time in his career.
Became the 4th player in Penguins history to record 700 PTS with his asssist on Mar. 12 vs. EDM.
Was named to his 5th-career All-Star Game on Jan. 10.
Tallied his 260th career goal Feb. 4 at EDM - tying him with Kevin Stevens for 6th place on PIT's all-time goals list.
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 to claim sole possession of 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.