Established new career-high with points in five straight games Feb. 20-27 (2g-3a-5pts)...Has played in 40 straight Nov. 29-Feb. 27...Scored first GWG with NJ/seventh career Jan. 6 vs. Buf...Leads team with 61 PIM, including season-high 10 PIM Dec. 29 vs. Pit...Activated from I.R. Nov. 7 at Det.; scored first goal with NJ that night vs. former team...Missed seven games Oct. 24-Nov. 6 (foot)...Made Devils' debut Oct. 9 at Phi...Signed with team Oct. 7 after attending training camp on a tryout basis Is first player of Inuit descent in NHL history 2013-14: Appeared in 11 games with Detroit Recorded 6g-12a-18pts and 104 PIM in 51 games for Grand Rapids (AHL) Posted career-highs with 24a/30pts and 77 games played with Nashville in 11-12; scored career-high 11g during 07-08 season with Predators Made NHL debut Oct. 9, 03 vs. Ana Was named to WHL East First All-Star Team and CHL Third All-Star Team with Brandon in 02-03; won Silver Medal with Team Canada at 03 WJC.
WHL East First All-Star Team (2003)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 1, 2012.
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday