Played in 100th NHL game Apr. 5 at Car...Collected 2a Mar. 14 at Fla. for seventh multi-pt. game...Posted season-high 1g-2a-3pts Jan. 21 vs. StL...Recorded two 2g games: Dec. 10 at CBJ & Oct. 4 vs. NYI...Also has three 1g-1a-2pt. games: Dec. 18 vs. Ott., Oct. 26 at Bos. & Oct. 7 at Edm...Had points in back-to-back games twice: Dec. 14-18 (2g-1a-3pts) & Oct. 4-7 (3g-1a-4pts)...Has missed 17 games total due to injury...Made Devils' debut Oct. 3 at Pit...Signed contract Sep. 24; joined team on PTO Sep. 16…2012-13: Posted 12g-14a-26pts & 12 PIM in 44 games...Registered career-high 4pts (2g-2a) on Feb. 24 vs. Van...Recorded season-high 6-game scoring streak Jan. 22-Feb. 2 (4g-2a-6pts); scored first NHL goal Jan. 22 vs. Dal. (vs. K. Lehtonen)...Made NHL debut Jan. 19 at StL...Led Wings with 5g & had 9pts in 14 playoff games...Also saw action in 33 games for EV Zug (Swi.)...Was NLA MVP and Forward of the Year in 2011-12; led league with 60 points.
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 1, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Zug (Swiss), September 17, 2012.
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets