CONTRACT STATUS: Signed through 2013-14 season
- He is the Edmonton Oilers Nominee for the Masterton Trophy for the 2012-13 season
- Scored 1st goal of the season Feb. 4 vs. VAN- Played a season high 22:35 of ice time Feb. 23 vs. PHX
-Played for Team Canada at the 2006 Olympics in Torino and won gold at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City
- Played for Team Canada at the World Hockey Championships in 2010, 2005 (captain/wonsilver), 2004 (captain/won gold), 2003 (captain/won gold), 2002 (captain), 2001 (captain), 2000 and 1999
- Won gold with Team Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship in 1995
- Won gold with Team Canada in 2004 at the World Cup of Hockey
- Shared the team scoring lead with 59 points (26g/33a) in 77 games.
- Also led the club in assists and finished second in goals.
- Was leading the Avs in all three scoring categories prior to suffering a fractured hand on April 1 vs. Phoenix.
- Missed the final five games of the season.
- Led the Avalanche with 257 shots, the second-highest total of his career (265 with Edmonton in 1996-97).
- Tied for first on the club in both power-play (10) and game-winning goals (3).
- Led the Avalanche in scoring during the month of December (14 pts), January (12) and February (13).
- Scored his 300th career goal on Jan. 18 vs. Calgary.
- He and Milan Hejduk reached the 300-goal milestone on the same night, becoming only the second teammates in NHL history to do so in the same game (Detroit's Danny Gare and Ivan Boldirev, Feb. 26, 1983 vs. NY Islanders).
- Had a pair of five-game point streak this season, Dec. 1-9 and Jan. 6-15.
- Tied his career high with four points (1g/3a) on Dec. 23 vs. Phoenix.
- Fired a season-high nine shots-on-net, Jan. 27 vs. San Jose.
- Appeared in his 900th NHL game, Feb. 15 at Detroit.