|NUMBER:||67||BIRTHDATE:||November 20, 1988 (AGE 25)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||New Canaan, CT, United States|
|WEIGHT:||217||DRAFTED:||MTL / 2007 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (22nd overall)|
|Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy||2011-2012|
Registered 2 assists, including his 200th career point in the NHL, on March 18 vs. COL… Tallied his 100th career goal on March 25 vs. BUF… Led the team in March in goals (8), points (15, tied with D. Desharnais), differential (+6, tied with D. Desharnais and T. Vanek), shots (58) and winning goals (3)… Set a personal-high with 5 points (3-2-5), with a +3 differential on April 4 at OTT… Was named the NHL 3rd Star of the Week ending on April 6 with a 4-2-6 record… Led the team in April in goals (4), points (6) and shots (23)… Recorded his 1st career playoff NHL point (assist) on April 18 at TBL… Scored his 1st career NHL playoff goal (winning) on April 22 vs. TBL… Totaled 6 shots on May 10 at BOS… Set a career personal-high in the playoffs with 2 points (1-1-2) on May 12 vs. BOS and on May 27 vs. NYR…
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It's really exciting. I'm pretty sure that when I play my first game I'm going to be emotional. To be back on the ice playing a game, being in game situations, with all the routines and rituals I do before games and during the game, I feel like I'm going to be emotional. I'm going to be really happy.