WORTH NOTING: Averaged .51 points-per-game - the 3rd highest point-per-game average of his career.
* Is 3rd on PIT with 13 hits.
* Scored his 1st career NHL playoff goal Apr. 16 at NYR.
2014-15 REGULAR SEASON:
* Had 12 PTS (5G-7A) in 29 games since his return to the lineup on Feb. 11.
* Tied for 1st on PIT with a career-high 5 GWG's.
* Ranked 3rd on PIT with 188 hits.
* 12 of his 16 goals have come at home.
* Had 30 points for the first time since 2010-11 (46 PTS).
* Had 10 goals for the 1st time since the 2010-11 campaign when he scored a career-high 24 goals.
* 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 and 5 PPG in 2010-11 with NYI.
Highs: G: 3 A: 3 P: 3
SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct
REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 61GP 16G-15A-31PTS
Postseason Career Info:
POSTSEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 4GP 1G-0A-1PTS
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.