Is 2nd among NJ d'men with 8g-24a-32pts...Has 3g-10a-13pts on the power play this season...Scored 2 OT game-winners: Mar. 20 vs. Min. & Dec. 21 at Wsh...Tied career-high with 1g-2a-3pts Dec. 21 at Wsh...Has three 1g-1a-2pt. games: Mar. 20 vs. Min., Nov. 27 vs. Car. & Oct. 26 at Bos. (GWG)...Had points in career-high (tie) five straight games Nov. 23-30 (1g-5a-6pts)...Had points in three straight games twice: Dec. 18-21 (2g-3a-5pts) & Nov. 8-12 (3a); assist Nov. 8 at Tor. was 100th of career...Had points in back-to-back games twice: Mar. 7-8 (2a) & Feb. 27-Mar. 1 (2a)...Appeared in 400th NHL game Oct. 11 at Cgy…2012-13: Led squad with career-high plus-12 mark...Finished tied for first among the club’s defensemen with four goals (Zidlicky); was second with 12 assists/16 points (Zidlicky, 15a/19pts)...Matched career high with points in five straight games Feb. 2-9 (2g-6a-8pts)…Notched first career short-handed goal Feb. 2 at Pit.
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2003) CCHA First All-Star Team (2004, 2005, 2006) NCAA West First All-American Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, April 4, 2006.
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