Recorded his first career assist on Jan. 9 vs. Detroit…Extended goal-scoring streak to three games with a goal on Jan. 2 vs. Edmonton…Scored a goal in back-to-back games for the first time in his career with his tally on Dec. 31 at Anaheim…Scored his first career NHL goal on Dec. 29 vs. Anaheim…Led Worcester (AHL) in points (18) and assists (13) at the time of recall…Recalled to San Jose on Dec. 28…Reassigned to Worcester on Oct. 19…Recalled to San Jose on Oct. 15
Son of Dennis Kearns, who played ten seasons with Vancouver from 1971-81…Graduated with an economics degree from the University of Calgary
Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 27, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 14, 2011. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 2, 2012.