Career as a Blue: 553GP, 153-192-345, 750 PIM
Season Stats: Home: 29GP, 12-12-24 Road: 31GP, 9-12-21
Trend: 1 of 4 players since 2008-09 with over 1,000 hits and 200 pts (Alex Ovechkin, Ryan Callahan, Dustin Brown)
-Ranks 5th overall with 205 hits making him the only player with at least as many hits and 20 goals this season. It is the 6th time he has reached 200 hits in a single-season
-Plus or even rating in 42 of last 54 games (+11)
-Had 6 goals in 1st 10 games, matching his total from all of last season
-Since 2006-07, only Backes, Alex Ovechkin and Dustin Brown have at least 1,400 hits and 300 pts
-Served his 700th career PIM on Nov. 23 vs. DAL, becoming the 12th Blue in club history to reach that plateau
-Since entering the league in 2006-07, one of four players with over 700 PIM and at least 300 pts (Corey Perry, Scott Hartnell, Dion Phaneuf)
-- Named the NHL's Third Star of the Week for the week ending April 5 after leading all NHL goal-scorers with five and added one assist. Turned in one of the top single-game performances by an NHL player this season, notching four goals, the 6th time in Blues history for a player to record four goals in a single game, a +2 rating and a career-high nine shots in a 5-4 victory on April 2 at Detroit. He tallied the game's first two goals in the second period, gave the Blues a 3-2 lead early in the third frame and scored the game-winner with just over four minutes left in regulation. Concluded the week by tallying a goal and an assist in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars on April 4.
-- Scored his 30th goal of the season on April 2 at Detroit, becoming the 5th Blue in history to register 30 goals and 150-plus penalty minutes in a season.
-- Led the team and tied for 9th in the NHL with 165 penalty minutes and was the only player in the NHL this season to score 30-plus goals and register 150-plus penalty minutes.
-- Led the club and ranked 18th in the league with 204 hits.
-- Posted 37 points (20g, 17a) in the last 46 regular season games and 21 points (13g, 8a) in the last 21 regular season games.
-- Finished 2nd on the team in points (54), goals (31) and shots (208) and ranked 8th with 23 assists, all career-highs.
-- Was one of four Blues to play in all 82 games.
-- Registered 13 multi-point games this season, 12 2-point games and one 4-point game.
-- Registered his 300th penalty minute on April 12 at Colorado.
-- Played in his 200th NHL game on April 4 at Dallas.
-- Posted a career-high 20 penalty minutes in a game on Jan. 3 vs. Columbus.
-- Registered a career-high four-game goal scoring streak from Dec. 13-20 (4 goals).
2008-09: Registered his first career playoff point (goal) and added an assist in game three on April 19 vs. Vancouver ... Won 7-11 face-offs (64.0%), registered four hits along with five shots in game two on April 17 at Vancouver ... Made his playoff debut in game one on April 15 at Vancouver, recording three shots and five hits.