2019-20 Notes

  • Won the Jets’ Community Service Award for the player who most demonstrated a commitment to the community for the second consecutive season
  • Averaged .71 points per game, his best total in the past three seasons
  • Suffered a season-ending head injury Nov. 5 vs. NJD
  • Had a four-game point streak from Oct. 22-Nov. 1 (2G, 3A)
  • Scored the overtime winner against the Calgary Flames in the 2019 Heritage Classic in Regina, Sask. on Oct. 26
  • Made his season debut Oct. 20 vs. EDM after missing the first nine games due to an upper body injury

Professional Career

  • Has played all of his first 13 NHL seasons with the Jets/Thrashers organization
  • Won the Jets’ Dan Snyder Memorial Award for the player who best embodies perseverance, dedication, and hard work without reward or recognition on two occasions (2014 and 2017)
  • Has eclipsed the 20-goal mark in five seasons, recorded 25+ assists eight times, and 40-or-more points nine times
  • Played all 17 games and recorded six points (1G, 5A) and two PIMs in the Jets run to the Western Conference Finals in 2018
  • Made his NHL playoff debut in the 2015 post-season and led the Jets with two goals and three points in their four-game series
  • Set career highs for assists (41) and points (64) in a season, while playing all 82 games in 2013-14
  • Finished second on the Atlanta Thrashers with 31 goals (a career high) and tied for the team lead in power play tallies (12) in 2008-09
  • Saw his first NHL action in 2007-08 as he played 48 games for Atlanta, posting 16 points (6G, 10A) and 18 PIMs before spending the rest of the year with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves and helping them win the Calder Cup with his 12 points (8G, 4A) in 24 playoff games
  • Made his professional debut in a pair of playoff games for the Wolves in 2006-07

Amateur Career

  • Served as captain of the Barrie Colts for his final two OHL seasons (2005-06 and 2006-07)
  • Finished tied for sixth in OHL scoring for a second straight season with 107 points (41G, 66A) and was a Second Team OHL All-Star in 2006-07
  • Finished tied for sixth in OHL scoring with 109 points (42G, 67A) and was a Third Team OHL All-Star in 2005-06
  • Played in the 2006 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game
  • Played for Team OHL at three Canada-Russia Challenges (2003, 2004, 2005)
  • Won the 2004 Emms Family Award as OHL Rookie of the Year

International Career

  • Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2007 IIHF World Juniors
  • Also won gold at the 2004 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and 2004 World Junior Cup

Career Stats

Possession Metrics

Playoff Stats

First NHL Game - 10/5/07 vs. WSH
First NHL Goal - 10/5/07 vs. WSH (Kolzig)
First NHL Assist - 10/13/07 vs. NJD
Most Goals, Game - 3 (2x), Last: 12/5/14 vs. COL
Most Assists, Game - 4, 11/24/18 at STL
Most Points, Game - 4 (3x), 11/24/18 at STL
Most Penalty Minutes, Game - 15, 12/23/10 at BOS
Most Shots, Game - 8, 2/16/15 vs. EDM
Most Time On Ice, Game - 25:37, 4/20/13 vs. NYI
Longest Point Streak - 7 games (6x), Last: 1/6/19-1/17/19 (5G, 4A)
Longest Goal Streak - 4 games (3x), Last: 12/6/11-12/13/11 (4G)
Longest Assist Streak - 5 games (5x), Last: 12/27/14-1/5/15 (6A)
Hat Tricks - 2, Last: 12/5/14 vs. COL
Multiple-Point Games - 118 (3, 4-point; 14, 3-point; 101, 2-point)
Penalty Shots - 1-1, 100.0%
Shootout Attempts - 18-58, 31.0%

Transactions

April 20, 2007 - Signed by the Atlanta Thrashers to a three-year, $850,000 AAV entry-level contract.
August 24, 2010 - Signed by the Atlanta Thrashers to a three-year, $2,383,333 AAV contract extension.
July 22, 2013 - Signed by the Winnipeg Jets to a five-year, $4,700,000 AAV contract extension.
September 14, 2017 - Signed by the Winnipeg Jets to a six-year, $5,291,666 AAV contract extension.