Is averaging .56 points-per-game - currently on pace to be the second-highest average of his career (2010-11; .60).
Ranks 3rd on PIT with 56 hits.
His 8 hits Nov. 21 vs. NYI are the 2nd-highest total of his career (11; 12/3/13 vs. TBL).
All 5 of his goals this season have come at home.
Had multiple points in 2 of 3 games between Oct. 23-28.
Had assists in back-to-back games (3 total) Oct. 22-23 for the 1st time since Dec. 29-31, 2013.
Recorded his 1st assist with PIT Oct. 22 vs. PHI.
Scored his 1st goal as a Penguin vs. the Ducks on Oct. 9.
Led all Penguins with 4 points (1G-3A) in 5 preseason games and was a plus-2.
Set career highs with 24G, 22A, 46PTS, 5 PPG, and 3 GWG in 2010-11 with NYI.
Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the '06 IIHF World Championships.
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: 18GP 5G-5A-10PTS
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.