Has points in back-to-back games Nov. 20-22 (2a)...Ranks 5th among NHL forwards with 20:46 TOI/game...Leads NJ with 4 PPG (tie)...Recorded PPA Nov. 20 at Edmonton...Had points in three straight games Nov. 3-8 (2g-2a-4pts)...Scored 2 PPGs Oct. 29 at Philadelphia for his 7th career multi-goal game...Recorded PPA Oct. 27 vs. Columbus...Registered 1g-2a-3pts, including sixth career SHG, Oct. 20 vs. Arizona...Missed game Oct. 16 vs. San Jose (lower body)...2014-15: Posted 11g-14a-25pts in 74 games Appeared in 600th NHL game Feb. 17 vs. Buffalo Ranked second (tie, M. Cammalleri) on club with career-high two shorthanded goals: Mar. 26 at Washington and Jan. 6 vs. Buffalo Registered four multi-pt. games, including three 1g-1a-2pt efforts: Jan. 6 vs. Buffalo, Dec. 29 vs. Pittsburgh and Nov. 10 at Boston Also recorded two assists Mar. 14 at Arizona Had points in back-to-back games five times, most recently Feb. 27-28 (2g) Missed 8 games Nov. 29-Dec. 13 (lower body/mumps).
BCHL Interior Conference First All-Star Team (2004) BCHL Interior Conference MVP (2004) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2005) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2005)
Missed majority of 2011-12 due to leg injury during off-ice workout, August 17, 2011.