Posted last point with assist Apr. 23 vs. Mtl...Recorded points in back-to-back games 3 times: Apr. 18-20 (1g-1a-2-pts), Apr. 7-10 (2a) & Jan. 31-Feb. 2 (2a)...Returned to lineup Apr. 1 vs. NYI; missed 26 contests Feb. 7-Mar. 30 with l. wrist injury/surgery…Totaled 1g-3a-4pts over a 6-game stretch Jan. 22-Feb. 2...Notched 1st goal of season Jan. 27 at Mtl…2011-12: 1 of 5 players in Devils’ lineup – & 1 of just 3 F’s – to appear in all 82 games; played in every game for 3rd time in 5 seasons…17g, 27a & 44pts were his most in 5 seasons with NJ, while notching career-high 3 SHG.
Posted assist in game one of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. Carolina...Played in every game in two seasons with Devils; had never appeared in every game of a season until joining team in 2007-08...Totals include career-high 183 straight appearances since March 2, 2007...Saw action in his 800th career NHL game December 17 at Buffalo; recorded 400th career point with goal October 24 vs. Philadelphia...Fifteen goals/40 points surpass last season's 13g and 38pts; 25 assists match last season's output...Matched franchise record with career-high 4g November 23 at Tampa Bay for second career NHL hat trick; joined P. Elias (Mar. 30, '03), J. Madden/R. McKay (Oct. 28, '00) and P. Verbeek (Feb. 28, '88)...Along with E. Staal (Car., Mar. 7) and D. Backes (StL., Apr. 2), was one of just three NHL players to record a four-goal game this season...Totaled seven multiple-point games overall, including 1g-2a-3pts December 12 vs. NY Rangers...Two-point efforts include 2g January 4 vs. Ottawa and 1g-1a-2pts January 13 at Vancouver...Also had three two-assist efforts over a nine-game span: November 20 vs. Florida, November 5 vs. Tampa Bay and November 1 vs. Atlanta...Posted points in season-high four straight games October 24-November 1 (2g-3a-5pts); had points in three straight January 10-13 (1g-3a-4pts)...Recorded points in back-to-back games five times, most recently March 23-27 (2a)...Appeared in 100th game with New Jersey November 20 vs. Florida.