Has more shorthanded goals (8) than any other Pittsburgh skater since joining the team in 2007-08.
2014-15 REGULAR SEASON:
Missed the final 66 games of the season due to a blood clot.
Ranked 5th on PIT with 44 shots at the time of his injury.
Ranked 4th among PIT FWD's in SH TOI/G averaging 2:10 at the time of his injury.
Notched his 400th career point (PPG) Oct. 25 at NSH.
Became the 6th player in franchise history to collect at least 4 points in a season opener and the 1st to do so since both Mario Lemieux (4A) and Ron Francis (2G-2A) accomplished that feat to open the 1995-96 campaign.
Recorded a career-high (tied) 4 points (1G-3A) vs. ANA on Oct. 9.
Missed 43 games in 2013-14 due to a torn ACL.
Highs: G: 3 A: 4 P: 4
SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 3 G, 10 Att, 30.0 Pct
REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 434GP 107G-136A-243PTS
Postseason Career Info:
POSTSEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 77GP 14G-19A-33PTS
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, August 18, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Ajoie (Swiss-2), January 14, 2005. Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota for Adam Hall, February 9, 2007. Traded to Atlanta by NY Rangers with NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (later traded to Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh selected Robert Bortuzzo) in 2007 Entry Draft for Alex Bourret, February 27, 2007. Traded to Pittsburgh by Atlanta with Marian Hossa for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Daulton Leveille) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008.