Averaged .80 points-per-game with Pittsburgh in 2014-15 compared to his .60 points-per-game average while with NSH from 2008-14.
Assisted on Phil Kessel's PP goal on Nov. 21 vs. SJS. Has 4 points (2G-2A) in his last 6 games.
Had goals in back-to-back games for 2nd time this season after tallying PIT's only goal vs. CBJ on Nov. 13.
Scored game-tying goal to help Pens complete 1st 3rd-period comeback in last 37 tries on Nov. 11 vs. MTL.
PP goal on Nov. 6 at EDM was taken away after video review deemed PIT offsides.
Scored PIT's final goal on Oct. 31 at TOR.
Added a goal and an assist on Oct. 29 vs. BUF.
His 8 hits on Oct. 22 vs. DAL were most in a single game since career-high 9-hit game on Jan. 4, 2014 at FLA.
Picked up 1st point of the season with assist on Evgeni Malkin's goal on Oct. 15 vs. OTT.
HIGHS: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3
SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PGH: 0 G, 1 Att, 0.0 Pct
REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS WITH PITTSBURGH: 83GP 29G-29A-58PTS
Signed as a free agent by Martigny (Swiss-2), October 2, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden-2), November 12, 2012. Traded to Pittsburgh by Nashville with Nick Spaling for James Neal, June 27, 2014.