• Served five-game suspension (4/5-4/17)
• Finished first among Sabres forwards in average shorthanded TOI (2:08)
• Skated in his 300th career NHL game at BOS (4/17)
• Tallied his first goal of the season vs. NJD (4/7), his first point since March 7, 2012 vs. CAR and first goal since Feb. 8, 2012 vs. BOS; also credited with seven hits and four shots on goal in the contest
• Registered a season-high five shots on goal and 15:35 TOI vs. CAR (1/25)
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets