Last Game: Posted a shot and won 5-of-9 faceoffs on 19:05 of ice time on 10/12 at BUF.
2014-15: Finished 5th-T on the CBJ in goals (13) and 6th in hits (152) in 47 games... Set career high with 8-game point streak to end the season from 3/28-4/11 (4-7-11)... Posted 10-12-22, including 5 multi-point efforts, in final 21 games... Skated in 500th career NHL game on 12/11 at WSH.
Career: Led CBJ in FO% (52.9, T-27th in NHL) and PIM (98); ranked 2nd in hits (234) in 2013-14... Set career high in assists (34) and reached 50 points for the 2nd time in his NHL career (54 with NY Rangers in 2010-11) in 2013-14... Led CBJ in points-per-game (0.69) and finished T-1st on the team in assists (18) in 2012-13... Led Team USA in scoring at 2010 IIHF World Championships (6GP; 3-7-10) Finished 7th in NHL rookie scoring race in 2007-08 (82GP; 14-26-40) Scored 1st career NHL goal on 11/8/07 vs. PIT.
WHL West Second All-Star Team (2004, 2006)
Traded to Columbus by NY Rangers with Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon and NY Rangers' 1st round choice (Kerby Rychel) in 2013 Entry Draft for Rick Nash, Steven Delisle and Columbus' 3rd round choice (Pavel Buchnevich) in 2013 Entry Draft, July 23, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Alaska (ECHL), October 1, 2012.
Well, for me this one's concerning, the way we performed. Because three games in, playing a desperate team on the road, I was expecting something else than this. Right now, I'm just disappointed. The other games, I thought we did some things that you can build off your game. There wasn't a lot accomplished in tonight's game.
— Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards after a 4-2 loss to the Sabres on Monday dropped Columbus to 0-3-0
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