2014-15: Picked up career-high 33rd assist 3/3 vs. WSH... Posted career-high in goals (20) and points (48) with 2-1-3 2/6 vs. STL... Had career-best 8-game point streak 12/27-1/14... Picked up 100th career CBJ point (assist) in 500th career NHL game 12/31 vs. MIN... Had 2-1-3, including 100th career NHL goal, 12/18 vs. WSH... Had career high 6-game assist streak (3-6-9) 10/9-10/23.
2013-14: Scored GWG 2:49 into OT in Game 4 of Eastern Conference Quarters vs. PIT on 4/26 to give Columbus the 1st home playoff victory in franchise history... Scored career-high 18th goal 3/21 vs. NYR... Skated in 400th career NHL game 10/12 vs. BOS.
Career: Recorded 100th career NHL assist 4/17/13 at ANA... Scored 1st career NHL goal 10/18/07 vs. MTL (opposing goalie: C. Price) Made NHL debut 10/3/07 at TOR Spent 3 seasons in OHL with Sudbury (196 GP; 65-131-196)... Member of U.S. National Development Team in 2003-04.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday