Became just the sixth player to score nine goals in his first 10 NHL games (since the record was kept beginning in the 1943-44 season) and is the only active NHL player to have accomplished the feat ... Of his 26 career NHL goals, five have been game-winning markers.
2013-14: Spent his first full season in the NHL with Dallas ... Opened the season with at least one point in four consecutive games ... Scored nine goals and tallied 11 points in his first 10 NHL games (dating to the previous season) to become the first player to score nine goals through his first 10 games since the 1992-93 season ... Ranked first among Dallas rookies with 35 points (13 goals, 22 assists) in 79 games.
Career game highs: Goals: 2 (3x) last: 10/24/13 vs Calgary (with Dallas); Assists: 3, 4/1/14 at Washington (with Dallas); Points: 3 (2x) last: (0-3), 4/1/14 at Washington (with Dallas)
Traded to Ottawa by Dallas with Alexander Guptill, Nicholas Paul and Dallas' 2nd round choice in 2015 Entry Draft for Jason Spezza and Ludwig Karlsson, July 1, 2014.