Has tallied points (1-5=6) in each of his first four games, marking the first time he's opened a season with a four-game point streak
* Notched two points (1-1=2) on 10/8 vs. PIT for his first points of the season
* Recorded two assists (0-2=2) on 10/15 at TBL for his first multi-assist outing of the campaign
* Tallied a season-high three points (1-2=3) on 11/12 vs. WPG
* Scored a goal (1-0=1) for his 500th career point on 11/28 vs. MIN
* Skated in his 700th career game on 12/19 at CGY
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2002)
Signed as a free agent by Pardubice (CzRep), September 18, 2004. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to shoulder injury vs. Los Angeles, November 25, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Pardubice (CzRep), September 17, 2012. Traded to Ottawa by Edmonton for Ottawa's 5th round choice (Liam Coughlin) in 2014 Entry Draft and Ottawa's 3rd round choice (later traded to NY Rangers NY Rangers selected Sergey Zobrovskiy) in 2015 Entry Draft, July 1, 2014.
It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
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