Regular Season Career as a Blue: 443GP, 110-200-310, 239 PIM
-Broke an 18-game playoff assist drought with his first helper of this series in Game 4
-Posted 4 career 3-assist games - 3 of which have come in the 2015 calendar year
-Named the NHL's First Star for the week ending Jan. 4
-Recorded his second career hat trick and matched a career high with 4 pts (3-1-4) at SJS on Jan. 3
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2006) WCHA First All-Star Team (2008) NCAA West First All-American Team (2008)
If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.
— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri following a loss to the Blackhawks in Game 6 on Wednesday