Tallied an assist vs. BOS (3/15) ... Earned an assist vs. BUF (3/7) ... Scored a goal and earned 17 PIM at CBJ (3/3) ... Scored a goal at PHI (2/22) ... Earned an assist at OTT (2/5) ... Tallied an assist vs. EDM (1/20) ... Earned his career-high eight assist of the season vs. COL (1/12) ... Earned two assists vs. TB (12/13), marking his first career multi-assist game ... Recorded an assist at TB (12/9) ... Earned an assist at NJ (12/6) ... Scored a goal and earned 15 PIM vs. TOR (11/29) ... Earned an assist and sparred with Matt Martin vs. NYI (11/28) ... Registered a game-high six hits and earned seven PIM at STL (11/15) ... Earned an assist vs. CGY (11/2) ... Registered two points (1g, 1a) vs. ARI (11/2), marking his first multi-point game of the season and the second multi-point game of his career (11/5/13 vs. NYI: 1g, 1a) ... Made his season debut vs. DET (10/29) ... Recalled from Hershey (AHL) on 10/28 ... Appeared in two games with the Bears (10/24-10/26)
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