-Most recently matched career-highs for points/assists in a game (3a) on Jan. 3, 2010 vs. Philadelphia.
-Recorded a career-high 11 hits on Nov. 20 against Ottawa.
-Tallied his first two points (2a) as a member of the Predators on Oct. 17 against the Jets.
-In 2013-14, led the New Jersey Devils in hits (129) and ranked second on the team in blocked shots (91)
-Titles won: 2002 World Junior Championship (Russia)
-His father, Alexei, played with CSKA Moscow from 1972-1982.
Missed majority of 2003-04 due to shoulder injury vs. Boston, December 8, 2003. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Nizhny Novgorod (KHL), October 9, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 7, 2014.