2012-13: Scored a goal Apr. 6 vs. WSH...Recorded an assist Mar. 30 vs. NJD...Picked up two assists Mar. 28 vs BUF...Registered two assists Mar. 3 vs CAR...Posted first multiple goal game in Panthers uniform (2-0-2) Feb. 21 at PHI...Picked up two assists Feb. 12 vs WSH...Netted goal in career-high fourth game Feb. 3 at BUF...Scored goal in third straight game Jan. 31 vs WPG...Netted a goal Jan. 29 at TBL...Scored first goal as a Panther Jan. 26 vs PHI...Recorded an assist in Panthers debut Jan. 19 vs. CAR.
WHL Rookie ot the Year (2006) WHL West First All-Star Team (2007) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2007)
Traded to Colorado by Phoenix with Kevin Porter for Wojtek Wolski, March 3, 2010. Missed 2010-11 and majority of 2011-12 due to head injury vs. San Jose, April 14, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 12, 2012.
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