Suspended by AHL for 20 games for violating the terms of the AHL/Professional Hockey Players' Association performance enhancing substances program, January 14, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Iserlohn (Germany), May 29, 2015. Traded to Edmonton by Toronto with Pittsburgh's 4th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Ottawa Ottawa selected Christian Wolanin) in 2015 Entry Draft for Martin Marincin, June 27, 2015.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings