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.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season