Has accounted for 55.5% (5/9) of regular-season shorthanded goals scored by Pittsburgh since joining the team in 2012-13.
Has logged 2:52 of SH TOI/G - 3rd most among team forwards.
Is tied for 1st among forwards with 23 blocked shots.
Has won 51.5% of faceoffs taken (294-277) - the 2nd highest win percentage on PIT.
Has more SHG at CONSOL Energy Center (5) than any other player.
Scored his 2nd SHG of the season Dec. 15 vs. TB.
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).
Led team w/3 SHG during the 2013-14 season.
Highs: G: 2 A: 2 P: 3
SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 3 G, 5 Att, 60.0 Pct
REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 161GP 30G-28A-58PTS
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.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic