- Has missed the past 10 games with a shoulder injury
- 12:01 average TOI over 45 games this season
- Netted his first multi-point game of the season (2a) on 2/4 vs. FLA
- Scored his first career Lightning goal on 11/19 vs. NJ
- Made his Lightning debut and got first career Lightning point (assist) on 10/7 at CAR
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.