2014-15: Skated in 9:37 vs. WSH, Nov. 18 in his season debut with ARI Recalled from Portland (AHL) on Nov. 15 Posted 5-3-8 in 14 games with the Pirates and was tied for the team lead in goals at the time of his recall.
2013-14: Appeared in 3 games with the Coyotes Made his NHL debut on Oct. 3 vs. NYR Recorded 29-25-54 and 63 PIM in 69 games with Portland Led the Pirates in goals and ranked 2nd on the team in total points.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic