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
Traded to Florida by Chicago with Jimmy Hayes for Kris Versteeg and Phillipe Lefebvre, November 14, 2013.