2014-15: Recorded first career multi-goal game (2G), March 28 at MTL...Recorded two assists and set a new career-high an assist with his 17th March 26 at TOR... Set new career-high in points (25), with a goal March 17 vs. MTL...Scored game-winning goal March 12 vs. WPG...Notched his tenth goal of the season March 1 vs. TBL...Recorded his ninth goal of the year to pass his career-high in goals (8, 2013-14) Feb. 21 vs. OTT...Recorded a goal Feb. 5 vs. LAK...Recorded a goal Feb. 2 at NYR...Recorded points in two consecutive games (1-1 2) Jan. 27-29... Had three-point game (1-2 3) Jan. 27 vs. DET...Recorded points in three consecutive games Jan. 13 - 17...Scored game-winning goal Jan. 8 at VAN...Recorded points in back-to-back games (0-2 2) Dec. 31 - Jan. 2...Recorded an assist and the shootout winner Dec. 22 vs. PIT...Returned after missing two games (lower body injury) Nov. 6 at PHI...Recorded his first goal of the season and three shots Oct. 21 at COL.
For our team, as a group, we've never been this far before, and so it's just more lessons learned, and sometimes you have to go to the school of hard knocks to find out what works and what doesn't. We've got a young group. They've played some unreal hockey here to get us this far, and we showed if we're not going to play the proper way, a really, really good hockey team is going to beat you, and that's what they did. It's a lesson learned.
— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Rangers win in Game 6 forced a Game 7 that will be played at Madison Square Garden on Friday