Played his 500th game in the NHL on Oct. 24 vs. NYR.
Scored a goal for his 300th career NHL point on Dec. 15 at Washington.
Scored in consecutive games twice in December (Dec. 15/17, 30/31).
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2009)
Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 1, 2008. Missed 2010-11 due to shoulder injury in training camp, September 25, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss), September 15, 2012. Traded to Philadelphia by NY Islanders for Shane Harper and Philadelphia's 4th round choice (Devon Toews) in 2014 Entry Draft, June 12, 2013.
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.