PLAYOFFS: Had a pair of assists, was +2, and named 2nd star in Game 2 vs. LAK on 4/20…Making his fourth postseason appearance (2011-present)…Has played all his playoff games with San Jose, including making an appearance in the 2011 Conference Finals.
2013-14 GAME NOTES: Set a career high in assists (14); fell one goal and one point shy of tying career highs in both categories…Led the team in PIM (86) and finished 3rd in faceoff percentage (55.0%)…Scored a goal on April 1 vs. Edmonton…Fighting major (Gleason) on March 11 vs. Toronto…Tied a career high in assists (13) with his helper on March 6 vs. Pittsburgh…Recorded two assists on Feb. 27 at Philadelphia…Fighting major (Cote) on Jan. 18 at Tampa Bay…Scored the game-winning goal on Jan. 9 vs. Detroit…Tallied an assist on Jan. 2 vs. Edmonton…Recorded an assist on Dec. 29 vs. Anaheim…Registered a fighting major on Dec. 27 at Phoenix (Chipchura)…Recorded a fighting major (Clune) on Dec. 15 at Nashville.
Signed as a free agent by Worcester (AHL), October, 2008. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, June 26, 2010.
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