Has accounted for 57% (4/7) of regular-season shorthanded goals scored by Pittsburgh since joining the team in 2012-13.
Has logged 2:36 of SH TOI/G - 3rd most among team forwards.
Has won 53.8% of faceoffs taken (199-171) - the 2nd highest win percentage on PIT.
Tied a career high with 3 PTS (1G-2A) for just the 2nd time in his career Nov. 6 at WPG.
Scored goals in back-to-back games to start the season for the 1st time in his career.
Scored his 1st goal of the season (SHG) and was a plus-3 vs. ANA on Oct. 9.
Finished the preseason with 3 points (2G-1A). His 2 goals led all Penguins (tied).
Notched a career-high 7 playoff points (5G-2A).
Tallied 1st career playoff SHG @ NYR May 7, 2014.
Led team w/3 SHG during the 2013-14 season.
Highs: G: 2 A: 2 P: 3
SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 3 G, 4 Att, 75.0 Pct
REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 150GP 29G-26A-55PTS
Traded to Pittsburgh by Carolina with Brian Dumoulin and Carolina's 1st round choice (Derrick Pouliot) in 2012 Entry Draft for Jordan Staal, June 22, 2012.
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday