|NUMBER:||67||BIRTHDATE:||November 20, 1988 (AGE 25)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||New Canaan, CT, United States|
|WEIGHT:||214||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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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.