Is averaging .54 points-per-game - currently on pace to be the 3rd highest point-per-game average of his career.
Has 10 PTS (5G-5A) in 22 games since his return to the lineup on Feb. 11.
Is tied for 1st on PIT with a career-high 5 GWG's.
Ranks 4th on PIT with 158 hits.
12 of his 16 goals have come at home.
Has 10 goals for the 1st time since the 2010-11 campaign when he scored a career-high 24 goals.
Tied a career high with 7 shots Dec. 14 at CBJ.
Recorded his 2nd-career hat trick Nov. 26 vs. TOR (also on Mar. 2, 2010 vs. CHI as a member of NYI).
Scored his 1st goal with PIT vs. ANA on Oct. 9.
Set career highs with 24G, 22A, 46PTS, 5 PPG, and 3 GWG in 2010-11 with NYI.
Won Memorial Cup title with Kelowna Rockets (WHL) in 2004.
Highs: G: 3 A: 3 P: 3
SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct
REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 54GP 16G-13A-29PTS
WHL West First All-Star Team (2006)
Claimed on waivers by Calgary from NY Islanders, November 25, 2011. Traded to Columbus by Calgary for Columbus' 5th round choice (Eric Roy) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 1, 2014.