Career as a Blue: 212GP, 25-55-80, 178 PIM
Season Stats: Home: 14GP, 4-3-7 Road: 12GP, 1-4-5
Trend: Leads the league with 62% success rate on faceoffs this season...50% or better in 25 of last 31 reg. season games
-11 for 12 on F/O on Nov. 25 vs. MIN...single-game career best and 3rd best F/O game league-wide this season (at least 10 draws taken)
-Scored a career high 8 goals last season including 2 GWG, matching his career total from his previous 5 seasons
-Sobotka’s 56.5% f/o success rate in 2012-13 tied Mike Eastwood for the best single-season mark by a Blue since that stat began tracking in 1997 (atleast 500 FO taken)
-Logged first career hat trick last season on 3/9 vs. SJS
-Appeared in 200th game as a Blue on Nov. 7 vs. CGY
- Played Apr. 11 in Buffalo after not dressing Apr. 9 vs. Montreal ...Had been recalled that morning from Providence/AHL for the sixth time this season ... Had 20-24=44 totals with 83 PIM in 44 AHL Bruins games.
- Has 1-3=4 totals with eight PIM in 24 Boston games this season with the goal scored Dec. 21 at St. Louis.
- His previous recalls were Oct. 14-Nov. 4 (0-0=0 in five games; DND for five games); Dec. 9-Jan. 9 (1-1=2 totals in ten games; DND for four games); Jan. 14-22 (0-1=1 in four games); Feb. 12-24 (0-1=1 totals in four games; DND for one game); and Feb. 27-28 (no game played).