Recorded 1a Nov. 29 at Car...DND Nov. 27 vs. Car. & Nov. 21 at LA...Posted 1g-1a-2pts Oct. 26 at Bos. for 3rd multi-pt. game of season...Returned to lineup Oct. 22 at CBJ; missed game Oct. 19 vs. NYR (upper body soreness)...Had points in two straight with 1g-1a-2pts (PPG) Oct. 7 at Edm. and 2g Oct. 4 vs. NYI for 2nd career 2g game (Feb. 24, '13 vs. Van.)...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 in first NHL season...Registered a 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 & notched 9pts in 14 playoff games...Also saw action in 33 games for EV Zug (Swi.); finished 2nd on squad with 25g-32a-27pts...Was NLA MVP and Forward of the Year in 2011-12; led league in assists (36) and points (60).
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 1, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Zug (Swiss), September 17, 2012.