- 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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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.