CAREER: Spent four seasons (2009-13) in the KHL and MHL, Russia s top junior league...Has 11 points (4-7-11) in 82 career KHL games...Tallied 78 points (18-60-84) in 84 MHL games...Captured the MHL championship in 2011, leading all defensemen in scoring...Teammate of Pavel Datsyuk with CSKA Moscow during NHL lockout in 2012-13.
2014-15: Scored his 1st NHL goal on 2/28 at NSH...Recorded his 1st NHL point with an assist on 2/21 at DAL...Has tallied 17 points (2-15-17) in 41 games with the Griffins...Led Grand Rapids and was T12th in the AHL with a plus-15 rating at time of recall.
2013-14: Notched a plus-2 rating and 2 PIM in his NHL debut on 1/4/14 at Dallas...Recorded 18 points (3-15-18) in 49 games with Grand Rapids...Suffered an ankle injury with Griffins on 2/23/14 vs. Milwaukee and missed remainder of season.
The last time I did it was 1994 and surprise, 20 years later it’s still working. I don’t do it very much, though. I don’t think I had it. I’m kind of surprised. It was probably because I went to church before the game.
— Panthers veteran forward Jaromir Jagr on the move that produced his second goal in a 4-2 victory against the Senators on Sunday