Has 7 multi-point games through his first 55 games played with Pittsburgh. Prior to joining PIT, he averaged a multi-point game every 12.4 games (27/336) through his first 7 seasons.
Is 4th among team forwards with 27 blocked shots.
Hit the 10-goal plateau for the 4th time in his career and first since 2011-12 (14G).
Has 2 goals in his last 4 home games.
Is 1 of 3 NHL skaters with at least 100 PIMs (191) and 20 PTS (24).
His 7 multi-point games are more than double his 2013-14 total (3).
Scored his 1st goal with Pittsburgh Oct. 28 vs. NJ.
Logged 13:05 of TOI in his Penguins debut on Oct. 9 vs. ANA.
Played for PIT assistant coach Rick Tocchet in Tampa Bay for parts of 2 seasons, including 2009-10, his best season in the NHL.
Set career-highs in GP (79), G (22), A (24), PTS (46) and PIM's (208) in 2009-10.
Highs: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3
SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct
REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 55GP 11G-13A-24PTS
Traded to Tampa Bay by Philadelphia with Steve Eminger and Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Tampa Bay selected Alex Hutchings) in 2009 Entry Draft for Matt Carle and San Jose's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Simon Bertilsson) in 2009 Entry Draft, November 7, 2008. Traded to Colorado by Tampa Bay for Kyle Quincey, February 21, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to knee injury vs. Los Angeles, January 22, 2013. Traded to Philadelphia by Colorado for Maxime Talbot, October 31, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 2, 2014.