His 29 points (9G-20A) in 2013-14 were the most by a PIT rookie D-man since Ryan Whitney (38) in 2005-06.
2014-15 REGULAR SEASON:
Missed the last 56 games of the season due to a shoulder injury.
His 9 PTS (1G-8A) and 2 PPP were tied for 2nd among PIT D-men upon injury.
Was tied for 3rd on PIT with 33 BkS at the time of his injury.
Recorded 20:14 of TOI and was a plus-1 in his return to the lineup on Nov. 18.
Underwent successful surgery on Nov. 4 to remove a cancerous tumor from his neck. Missed 6 games from Nov. 1-15 as a result.
Had a career-long 3-game point streak (1G-2A) from Oct. 23-28.
Recorded a career-high 3 points (3A) vs. ANA on Oct. 9.
Scored 1st career penalty shot attempt vs. Niklas Backstrom vs. MIN on Dec. 19, 2013.
2nd D-man in team history to score on PS and 1st since George Konik on Jan. 31, 1968.
Led all Finnish D-men w/3 goals to help win bronze medal at the 2014 Olympics.
Highs: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3