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.
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.