2013-14: Thirty-three games played/4a were his most in three seasons with New Jersey; 4pts were second (5, ’12-13)…Appeared in season-high 11 consecutive contests Nov. 7-27...Saw action in nine straight outings to open season through Oct. 22 at CBJ; played in his 200th career NHL contest in home-opener Oct. 4 vs. NYI…Matched career-high with assists in back-to-back games Nov. 10-12 (2a)…Missed 25 games Dec. 10-Jan. 31 with non-displaced foot fracture; also missed 3 games Oct. 29-Nov. 3 with upper body injury...Was a healthy “scratch” on 21 occasions, including 12 straight games Feb. 27-Mar. 22.
Hockey East First All-Star Team (2006) NCAA East First All-American Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, April 12, 2006. Missed majority of 2009-10 and 2010-11 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, August 22, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 as a healthy reserve.
It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.
— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players