Pittsburgh was 29-10-3 with Kuhnhackl in lineup versus 19-16-5 without him.
Ranks T-7th among NHL rookies with 5 playoff points (2G-3A).
Scored SH GWG - his first NHL playoff goal - in Game 1 vs. NYR.
Signed to 2-year contract extension on March 14 that runs through end of 2017-18.
Led NHL rookies w/ 2 SHG. Led all PIT rookies with 15 points.
Had 7 points (2G-5A) in his last 10 GP.
Recorded 1st career 3-point game March 20 vs. WSH (1G-2A).
Had 2 assists on March 13 at NYR for first-career multi-point game.
Was plus or even player in 25 of last 31 games.
Scored 1st NHL goal (SHG) vs. Ben Bishop Feb. 20.
First Pens player since Jordan Staal in 2006 to have 1st NHL goal shorthanded.
Made NHL debut Jan. 9 at MTL.
His father, Erich, was elected to the IIHF Hall of Fame in 1997 and was named the German hockey player of the century in 2000.
NHL Playoffs Career Info:
HIGHS: G: 1 A: 1 P: 1