*Scored a point in eight straight games played in (3-7=10, 1/28-3/9)
*Tallied goal in second game with Wild vs. STL (3/9) marking third team he has scored for this season
*Recorded assist, 5 shots and skated 17:09 in Wild debut at DAL (3/8)
*Led Sabres in goals, points and second in assists at time of trade
*Skated season-high 23:36 vs. PHX (12/23)
*Notched season-best six shots at BOS (12/21)
*Tallied a pair of goals in his Sabres debut vs. DAL (10/28)
*Had a five-game points streak (5-3=8, 10/15-10/25) including a three-game goal streak (4-2=6, 10/19-10/25)
*Recorded season-best three points (1-2=3) at CAR (10/19)
*Missed four games with an upper-body injury (2/1-2/6)
*Ranks T-4th in NHL in PPG (47), 16th in goals (130) since 2009-10 season (as of 3/16)
*Established career-highs with 36 goals, 33 assists and 69 points with NY Islanders in 2011-12
ECAC First All-Star Team (2005) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2005) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, September 1, 2006. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 6, 2009.
I challenged him to a goalie fight when we chatted before the game, but he didn't want to go. It was strange to see him at the other end of the ice, but I'm sure he felt the same way looking down at our end.
— Vancouver goalie Eddie Lack joking about facing his former teammate Roberto Luongo after the Canucks' win against the Panthers