Playoff Notes: 3rd NHL playoff in 8th NHL season ... Round 2 vs Mtl: 1-2=3 in 6 gp ... Had an assist 5/1 in gm 1 and 1-1=2 totals 5/10 in gm 5 ... Round 1 vs Det: 1-1=2 in 5 gp ... Had an assist on the GWG 4/20 in gm 2 and a goal 4/26 in gm 5 ... 2 career multi-pt gms ... Career OT: 0-0=0 in 9 gp ... Career Game 7s: 1 (0-1)
2013-14 Notes: 7th straight season w/10-or-more goals … Had career-high 4 assists 4/5 vs Philadelphia … 6 multi-pt games … Inj: 21
Playoff Fun Fact: This post-season marks his 1st playoff action since 2008 w/Dallas
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011)
Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), December 4, 2012. Traded to Boston by Dallas with Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser for Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button, July 4, 2013.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis