Regular Season Career as a Blue: 207GP, 62-73-135, 45 PIM
-7 SOG and 3 takeaways in the last three games of the series
-One of four players overall with two hat tricks this season (Tarasenko, Perry, Seguin)
-Tied a career high with an 8-game point streak (6-5-11) from Dec. 11 - Jan. 13, this reg. season
-Wears number 17 in remembrance of his sister Mandi, who passed away due to Leukemia in 2011
He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.
— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter