- Was placed on IR, Nov. 21 (retroactive to Nov. 15).
- Underwent back surgery on Dec. 10.
- Scored the Avalanche s first goal of the season on Oct. 13 at Boston.
- Is in his seventh NHL season, his fourth with Colorado.
- Set a career high in points (38), assists (19), game-winning goals (3), shots (167) and games played (79) last season.
- His 19 goals fell one short of his personal best set in 2011-12.
This team has been a real treat to say you've been the head coach of them. I'm extremely proud of this group ... after the disappointment of (the Game 6 loss) is digested, it's always a lot easier as a coach when your team has emptied its tank, and that team emptied its tank for me for three months.
— Senators coach Dave Cameron after getting eliminated in the first round by the Canadiens