|NUMBER:||71||BIRTHDATE:||July 31, 1986 (AGE 27)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 3"||BIRTHPLACE:||Magnitogorsk, Russia|
|WEIGHT:||195||DRAFTED:||PIT / 2004 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (2nd overall)|
|Art Ross Trophy||2008-2009 / 2011-2012|
|Calder Memorial Trophy||2006-2007|
|Conn Smythe Trophy||2008-2009|
|Hart Memorial Trophy||2011-2012|
|Ted Lindsay Award||2011-2012|
2013-14 REGULAR SEASON:
Home: 15GP 5G-12A-17PTS +1 Even Strength: 6G-15A-21PTS Shorthanded: 0G-0A-0PTS
Road: 15GP 3G-18A-21PTS E Power Play: 2G-15A-17PTS
* Has points in 10 straight games played (5G-15A) - although not an official streak.
* Has 11 multiple-point games (2nd on team), including 8 of his last 12 games.
* Leads team w/30 assists and 19 TkA.
* Led NHL w/21 assists and 25 points in Nov.
* Most assists by NHL player since Wayne Gretzky had 21 in Jan. 1996.
* Tallied season-high 4 points (1G-3A) @ FLA Nov. 30.
* Notched 3 points (2G-1A) vs TOR Nov. 27.
* NHL season-high 9-game assist streak Nov. 18-Dec. 3 (15 total).
* Named NHL 'Second Star' of Nov.
* Named NHL 'First Star' of week Nov. 18-24 and Nov. 25-Dec. 1.
* Had 6-game assist streak (8A) from Nov. 1-15.
* Had 6-game point streak (3G-5A) from Oct. 8-21.
* Notched assist @ TOR Oct. 26 to pass Syl Apps for 4th place on franchise's all-time list w/350.
HIGHS: G: 3 A: 5 P: 5
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I don't think today was my most solid game that I've had, some rebounds here and there. I know there's a lot of work to do, not every game is going to go as good as these last few. I've just got to make sure I keep working and keep trying to get better.