GAME HIGHS: Goals: 3 / Assists: 2 / Points: 3 ... HAT TRICKS: 1 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 21
CAREER: In the 4th season of a 4-year contract...2008 Stanley Cup champion...2007 WJC gold medalist with Canada...2007 WHL champion...2007 CHL Memorial Cup All-Star Team...2006 WHL First All-Star Team.
2014-15: Set career highs in goals and points while missing only 7 games due to injury after missing a combined 87 over previous two seasons...Scored 2 of DET's 3 SHGs...Notched a two-goal game on 12/4 vs. DAL and 12/31 vs. NJ...Had a 3-game assist streak, 11/24-28...Matched a career best with two assists, 11/26 vs. PHI...Scored 1st goal of the season on 11/9 vs. TB...Had a season-best 3-game point streak from 12/4-12/7...Played 300th NHL game on 10/29 at WSH.
OTHER: Recorded 167 points (76-91-167) in 201 WHL games with the Medicine Hat Tigers from 2004-07...Played more NHL playoff games (41) than regular season games (23) in his first 2 seasons.
WHL East First All-Star Team (2006) WHL East Second All-Star Team (2007) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2007)
Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring back injury.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings