Recorded 3 points (1-2-3) and maintained a +1 differential, on October 15 against Colorado.
Registered his 200th assist in the NHL and 100th point with the Canadiens on November 5 against the New York Rangers.
Posted 2 points (1-1-2) with a +2 differential and 5 shots on goal on November 10 at Phoenix.
Scored 2 goals on 5 shots on goal, with a +2 differential on November 19 against the New York Rangers.
Scored the decisive goal on the shootout and had 5 shots on goal on November 23 at Carolina.
Returned to action on January 7 against Tampa Bay after missing 11 games due to a lower body injury suffered on December 8 against Vancouver.
Suffered a season-ending injury to the biceps on January 10 at St. Louis.
Recorded 9 shots on goal, a team-high this season, on January 2 against Atlanta.
Scored his 200th NHL career goal on February 9 at Boston.
Led the team in February in goals (6) and shots (46, tied with T. Plekanec).
Played his 600th career NHL game in March 5 at Tampa Bay.
Had 2 assists (including his 400th NHL career point) and a +2 differential on April 2 at New Jersey.
Led the team with 29 goals, 2 shorthanded goals, 6 winning-goals (tied with A. Kostitsyn) and 298 shots on goal.
Only player on the team to take part in all 82 games.