Has at least 1 point in 34 of 45 games this year; and 1 point in 18 of 25 home games.
Is currently on IR.
Was 1st in the NHL with 41 PTS (18G-23A) vs the Eastern Conference upon injury.
His 51 PTS (tied), 8 PPG, 19 goals, 14 multi-point games and 3:45 PP TOI/G are 1st on PIT.
His 32 A and are 2nd most on PIT.
Has reached the 50-point plateau for the 7th time in his career.
Was named to his 5th-career All-Star Game on Jan. 10.
Scored his 96th career power-play goal, surpassing Rick Kehoe to claim sole possession of 4th place on the team all-time PPG list.
Notched his 42nd-career GWG (2nd of the season) Dec. 2 vs. NJ - tying him with Jean Pronovost for 3rd place on PIT's all-time GWG list.
Had points in Pittsburgh's first 11 games this season - the 2nd-longest point streak in the NHL.
Notched his 637th career point Oct. 16 vs. DAL to surpass Rick Kehoe for sole posession of 4th place on PIT's all-time points list.
Highs: G: 3 A: 5 P: 5
NHL All-Rookie Team (2007) Calder Memorial Trophy (2007) NHL First All-Star Team (2008, 2009, 2012) Art Ross Trophy (2009, 2012) Conn Smythe Trophy (2009) Ted Lindsay Award (2012) Hart Memorial Trophy (2012)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2008, 2009, 2012)
Signed as a free agent by Magnitogorsk (KHL), September 16, 2012.