2013-14: Notched an assist at PIT, Mar. 25…Tallied an assist vs. BOS, Mar. 22…Played in his 100th career NHL game vs. CGY, Mar. 15…Scored a goal at TBL, Mar. 10…Scored his 1st goal of the season at WSH, Mar. 8…Skated in 12:27 of ice time vs. MTL, Mar. 6…Tallied an assist and 7 hits vs. VAN, Mar. 4…Appeared in 10:34 with 2 shots at COL, Feb. 28…Skated in 8:58 in his Coyotes debut at WPG, Feb. 27…Recalled from Portland (AHL), Feb. 24…Recorded 11-16-27 in 46 games with the Pirates…Ranked 5th on the team in goals and 6th in assists at the time of his recall.
2012-13: Recorded 8-5-13 in 41 games with Norfolk (AHL)…Recalled by ANA on Mar. 4 and totaled 0-1-1 with 2 PIM in 6 games with the Ducks…Traded to PHX on Apr. 3…Played in 2 games with Portland (AHL).
NOTES: Has collected 1-1-2 in 6 career Stanley Cup playoff games.
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