2013-14: Played in 50th NHL game Mar. 1 vs. CBJ...Returned to action Jan. 24 at DET after missing 10 games with an injury...Had a career-high five-game point scoring streak in tact (3-3-6: Dec. 5-13)...Scored his first NHL goal and registered his first mulit-point game Dec. 5 vs. WPG...Registered an assist in his Panthers debut on Nov. 25 vs. PHI, while logging 19:10 TOI and a +2 rating
Signed Letter of Intent to attend University of Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA) in fall of 2009.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis