2014-15: Has 1-3=4 totals in 3 of his last 5 games w/1-1=2 totals 3/19 at OTT which snapped a 14-game goal-less stretch and assists 3/26 vs ANA and 3/28 vs NYR ... Had a career-best 5-game assist streak from 1/7-15 (0-7=7) ... Matched his previous career-high for assists and points in a game w/1-2=3 totals 10/21 vs SJ ... Played his 100th NHL game 11/22 vs MTL ... Multi-pt gms: 4 Fighting Majors: 1 ... Inj: 4 ... Shootout: 1/6
Tm Rec in Lineup: 33-25-14 ... Out: 4-0-0 ... w/G: 4-4-5 ... w/A: 14-4-3 ... w/Pt: 17-7-8 ... PP Pts: 2-10=12 ... GW Pts: 0-4=4
Fun Fact: Signed to a one-year contract on 9/29/14 and was signed to a one-year contract extension on 3/6/15 ... Missed his 1st career games to injury earlier this season, as his previous 9 NHL games missed were all as a healthy scratch ... 7 of his 12 goals have come vs. Western Conference opponents
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday