Scored a goal at STL (4/8) ... Earned an assist at NJ (4/4) ... Recorded 15:49 of ice time at NSH (3/30) ... Missed 22 games due to injury (1/25-2/8, 3/1-3/29) ... Earned 12 PIM vs. OTT (1/21) ... Tallied an assist vs. SJ (1/14) ... Earned an assist vs. TOR (1/10) ... Scored a goal at TB (1/9) ... Earned an assist at BUF (12/29) ... Scored a goal vs. ANA (12/23) ... Scored a goal vs. NJ (12/21) ... Missed two games due to illness (11/15-11/17) ... Earned an assist at FLA (12/13) ... Scored a goal on a penalty shot at NYR (12/8) ... Earned two assists vs. NSH (12/7) ... Scored a goal and earned an assit vs. MTL (11/29) ... Earned an assist vs. MTL (11/22) ... Scored a goal vs. STL (11/17) ... Scored his 100th NHL goal and earned an assist vs. CBJ (11/12) ... Earned an assist and won 11 of 14 faceoffs (79%) at COL (11/10) ...Earned three assists at PHI (11/1) ... Scored a goal at VAN (10/28) ... Earned his first career hat trick and added an assist at CHI (10/1)
Traded to Toronto by Montreal for Greg Pateryn and Toronto's 2nd round choice (later traded to Chicago, later traded back to Toronto, later traded to Boston - Boston selected Jared Knight) in 2010 Entry Draft, July 3, 2008. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (KHL), September 25, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets