Completed tenth NHL season, first with Florida...Registered 300th career assist Apr. 9 vs. BOS...Recorded a season-high three assists Feb. 28 vs. BUF...Recorded a goal Feb. 24 at CHI...Registered a power play goal Feb. 17 at TOR...Notched assist Feb. 12 vs. MIN...Recorded two assists Jan. 11 at EDM...Recorded two assists Dec. 28 vs. TOR..Recorded a goal Dec. 22 vs. PIT...Scored a goal Dec. 13 at BUF...Owned a four-game point streak (1-5—6) Nov. 8-Nov. 18... Recorded a goal Nov. 18 at LAK...Registered two assists in back-to-back games (Nov. 14-16)...Recorded assists in three consecutive games (Nov. 11-16)...Recorded two assists Nov. 16 at ANA...Notched two assists Nov. 14 vs. NYI... Recorded an assist Nov. 11 vs. SJS...Owned a five-game point streak (1-5-6) from Oct. 21-Nov.4... Recorded his
150th career goal and first as a Panther Nov. 4 at BOS...Registered an assist and two shots Oct. 25 at ARI...Recorded his first multi-point
game of the season and first point as a Panther with two assists Oct. 21 at COL
Completed ninth NHL season, second with Pittsburgh...Recorded 21 goals, 36 assists and 57 points – which all rank 2nd-best in his NHL career...Reached 50 points for the 4th time in career and 20 goals for the second time...Posted second career hat trick with three goals Oct. 8 vs. former club Carolina...Collected 400th career NHL point (assist) Feb. 27 vs. Montreal. Played in 600th NHL game Nov. 18
vs. Anaheim...Led team with six goals and three GWGs while his 10 points ranked 2nd in postseason...Posted at least one point in nine of
12 postseason games, including a career-best eight-game scoring streak (5-3-8) from April 21 to May 7.
Completed eighth NHL season, first with Pittsburgh...Totaled 13 goals and 22 points in 43 games with Carolina and Pittsburgh...Posted seven goals (plus a shootout-deciding goal) and 11 points in 10 games with the Penguins...Recorded two 3-point games with the
Penguins: April 11 at Tampa Bay (2-1-3); April 20 at Boston (1-2-3)...Ranked second on team in faceoff percentage (57.9)...In Penguins debut, scored team’s only goal and added game-deciding shootout goal in 2-1 win April 5 vs. NY Rangers...Led team by winning 61.3% of faceoffs (46 of 75) during the postseason...Posted 21 points (7-14-21) in 21 games for Karpat of Finnish League during the NHL work
Completed his seventh NHL season, fourth with Carolina totaling 46 points (12-34-46) in 79 games... Ranked second on the team in assists (34), points (46), power-play assists (15) and power-play points (18)... Was tied for third among Hurricanes in
game-winning goals (3)... Registered 30-or-more assists for the third consecutive season... Was first on the team and 17th in the NHL
in face-off percentage (55.1%)... Was two-for-six in the shootout (33%) and ranks second in NHL history in career shootout goals with 30 (Pavel Datsyuk, 31)... Scored game-tying goal and earned an assist at WSH (10/8)... Played in his 200th Hurricanes game vs. NYR (12/1)... Recorded an assist, his 200th career NHL assist, at TOR (12/13)... Played in his 500th career NHL game vs. BOS (1/14)... Scored
two goals, one shorthanded and one on the power play, vs. WSH (1/20)... Recorded his 100th Hurricanes assist at MTL (2/13)...Had a goal and an assist and was named first star vs. SJ (2/17)... Recorded two assists at TB (3/10)... Scored a goal and earned a pair of helpers at WPG (3/18)... Had a goal and an assist at TOR (3/27)... Games missed due to injury: three (lower body: 11/4-11/8)... Longest assist streak: three games (10/12-10/18: 0-3-3)... Longest point streak: 3 games (10/12-10/18: 0g, 3a; 10/28-11/1: 1g, 2a; 1/15-1/20: 3g, 1a)... Multi-goal games: 1 (1/20 vs. WSH: 2g, 0a)... Multi-assist games: 5 (last: 3/24 at DET: 0g, 2a)... Multi-point games: 9 (last: 3/27 at TOR: 1g, 1a).
Completed his sixth NHL season, third with Carolina...Ranked tied for fourth among Hurricanes in scoring (52 points) and third in assists (33)... Was second on the team in power-play goals (8)... Was selected by the Carolina PHWA as the “Good Guy” Award winner for media cooperation... Scored a goal and earned an assist, playing in his home nation of Finland against MIN (10/7)... Played his 400th career NHL game and earned two assists at FLA (11/5)... Was plus or even in 17 consecutive games played from 11/26-1/15... Matched his career high with four points (2g, 2a) and was (+4) at PIT (11/19)... Scored in the shootout at ATL (12/16) to pass Slava
Kozlov (27) for first all-time in shootout goals with 28... Earned his 100th Hurricanes point with a goal vs. WSH (12/26)... Missed 12 games
due to injury.
Fifth NHL season, second with Carolina...Established career highs in goals (30) and points (65)... Among Hurricanes, ranked first in goals (30), second in points (65) and fourth in assists (35)... Ranked tied for 10th in the NHL in game-winning goals (6) and
eighth in shooting percentage (18.8%)... Set a career-best for longest point streak when he earned points in 10 consecutive games (1/28-3/2: 9g, 4a)... Had 45 points (22g, 23a) in the final 45 games (12/26-4/10) of the season... The Hurricanes were 19-3-4 when he scored a goal... Ranked second among the NHL’s Finnish players in scoring (65 points) and first in goals (30)... Reached the 30-goal mark for the first time in his career at TB (4/6)... Had his fourth multi-goal game of the season at ATL (3/29), his 100th game with Carolina. 2002.
Completed fourth NHL season, first with Carolina.. Had 11 points (1-10-11) in 25 games with the Hurricanes after being acquired on 2/7 from Tampa Bay... Led all Hurricanes forwards in total shorthanded ice time (145:45)... Prior to the trade, had six goals and 10 assists (16 points) in 46 games with Tampa Bay... Made his Hurricanes debut and earned an assist at PHX (2/7)... Scored his first goal with the Hurricanes, the game-winning goal vs. TB (2/20)... Completed his first playoff season for Carolina and third in the NHL... Was second among Hurricanes in playoff goals (7) and tied for second in playoff points (11)... Ranked tied for first in the NHL in playoff game-winning goals (3) and tied for 11th in the league in playoff goals (7)... Deflected the game-winning goal past Martin Brodeur with 0.2 seconds remaining – the latest regulation game-winner in NHL playoff history – in Game 4 vs. NJ (4/21)... Tied Game 7 at NJ (4/28) with a one-timer past Brodeur with 1:20 left, helping Carolina to a 4-3 come-from-behind win... Scored the overtime, game-winning goal and had an assist in Game 3 vs. BOS (5/6).
Completed third NHL season, first with Tampa Bay... Totaled 16 goals and 26 assists (42 points) in 72 games with Tampa Bay and Dallas... Registered 14 points (2g, 12a) in 20 games with the Lightning after being acquired on Feb. 26... Won
178 of 341 face-offs taken (52.2%)... Netted his first career hat trick, scoring four goals, for Dallas vs. COL (11/16)... Was the first Stars player to have four goals in a game since Brett Hull (3/21/01 vs. ANA)... Scored his first Lightning goal at PIT (3/6).
Completed his second NHL season, second with Dallas...Ranked second among Stars skaters in plus/minus (+8) and fifth in points (48)... Was one of
three Dallas players to appear in all 82 games... Earned his 100th career NHL point with an assist vs. PHX (3/18)... Played in four playoff
games, earning one assist in his second NHL postseason appearance.
Played his first NHL season, first with Dallas... notching 17 goals and 38 assists (55 points) in 81 games... Led the NHL in shootout goals, scoring on 10 of 13 attempts... Tallied the sixth-most assists and the 10th-most points by a rookie in Stars history... Made his NHL debut vs. LA (10/5)... Scored his first NHL goal vs. PHX (10/11)...
Earned his first career three-point game with a goal and two assists vs. COL (3/4)... Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut, appearing in five
games, recording two goals and one assist (3 points)... Scored his first playoff goal in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals vs.
Posted 23 goals and 24 assists (47 points), leading Karpat in goals and points and ranking second in assists... Among
Finnish Elite League leaders, was tied for fifth in assists, tied for sixth in points and eighth in goals... Had seven points (3g, 4a) in 12 playoff
games, helping Karpat capture its second consecutive league championship.
Ranked tied for second among Karpat skaters in assists (23) and points (38), skating in 55 regular-season games... Tallied three goals and four assists (7 points) in 15 playoff games,
helping Karpat capture the league championship.
Was tied for second among Karpat skaters in assists (23) and fourth on the
team in points (37), skating in 51 SM-Liiga games... Again helped Finland capture bronze at the 2003 World Junior Championship, playing
alongside current Hurricanes teammates Joni Pitkanen and Tuomo Ruutu... Finished among the tournament leaders in goals (6) and points
(8), ranking second on the Finnish team behind Ruutu in both categories.
Played his first season in SM-Liiga for Karpat Oulu, totaling 16 points (10g, 6a) in 54 regular-season games.
Helped lead Finland to a bronze medal in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia...
Attended Finland’s Olympic Orientation Camp in August 2013...
Helped Finland to another bronze medal at the IIHF World Championship, notching four points (1-3-4) in nine games. Represented Finland at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, earning a silver medal... Had four points (1-3-4) in the tourna
ment... Had eight points (2-6-8) in nine games for Finland at the 2006 IIHF World Championship, ranking second among Finnish skaters in scoring and helping his country to the bronze medal...Represented Finland at the 2005 IIHF World Championship
Teamed with Pitkanen both with Karpat and on the Finnish team at the 2002 World Junior Championship, where they helped Finland win bronze... Led
Finland in scoring at the tournament with eight points, and ranked tied for first overall in the tournament in assists (6).
Won Bronze Medal with Florida teammate Aleksander Barkov at 2014 Winter Olympic Games...Played with Florida teammate Willie
Mitchell in DAL (2005-06)...Played in NHL Youngstars Game (2006)... Shares the same birthday as teammate Reilly Smith (Apr. 1).