Is 2nd among NJ d'men with 7g-21a-28pts; has points in two straight Mar. 7-8 (2a)...Has 3g-9a-12pts on the power play this season...Scored career-high 7th goal Jan. 3 vs. Chi...Tied career-high with 1g-2a-3pts, including first career OT goal, Dec. 21 at Wsh...Had two 1g-1a-2pt. games: Nov. 27 vs. Car. & Oct. 26 at Bos. (GWG)...Had points in career-high (tie) five straight games Nov. 23-30 (1g-5a-6pts)...Had points in three straight games twice: Dec. 18-21 (2g-3a-5pts) & Nov. 8-12 (3a); assist Nov. 8 at Tor. was 100th of career...Had points in back-to-back games Feb. 27-Mar. 1 (2a)...Appeared in 400th NHL game Oct. 11 at Cgy…2012-13: Led squad with career-high plus-12 mark...Finished tied for first among the club’s defensemen with four goals (Zidlicky); was second with 12 assists/16 points (Zidlicky, 15a/19pts)...Matched career high with points in five straight games Feb. 2-9 (2g-6a-8pts)…Notched first career short-handed goal Feb. 2 at Pit.
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2003) CCHA First All-Star Team (2004, 2005, 2006) NCAA West First All-American Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, April 4, 2006.
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench