Made his NHL debut vs. BOS (4/8) ... Recalled from Hershey (AHL) on April 7 ... Registered 45 points (25 goals, 20 assists) in 64 games with Hershey (AHL) this season ... Set career highs in goals, assists and points this season, leads the AHL in power-play goals (15) and ranks first among Bears skaters in goals .. Recorded a career-high six game point streak from Feb. 6-15 (five goals, four assists) and has tallied 10 multi-point games this season.
That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.
— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4