|Hometown :||Oakville, ON|
|Date of Birth :||11/24/1988|
2011-12 Season: Tallied 14 goals and 11 assists for 25 points in 63 games for the Monarchs...Tied for the league-lead with five shorthanded goals...Finished tied for third on the team in power play goals (four), first goals (three) and game-winning goals (three)...Recorded three multiple-goal games...Scored a power play goal and a shorthanded goal twice, against the Hershey Bears on January 22 and the Worcester Sharks on February 10...Collecetd six multi-point games...Registered two points (2-0=2) and 15 penalty minutes in four games during the 2012 Calder Cup Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
Career Highlights: Played in 41 games for the Adirondack Phantoms recording five goals and 12 assists for 17 points and 24 penalty minutes during the 2010-11 season…Appeared in two games with the ECHL’s Greenville Road Warriors…Registered zero points and two penalty minutes with the Road Warriors for the 2010-11 season...Played in 71 games for Adirondack in the 2009-10 season...Tallied 34 points (24-10=34) and 48 penalty minutes with the Phantoms…Collected three points (2-1=3) in six games with the Syracuse Crunch before being traded to Adirondack during the 2009-10 season...Played in 26 games for Syracuse after missing the first three months of the 2008-09 season…Made his American Hockey League debut with the Crunch against the Manitoba Moose on April 26, 2008...Recorded zero points in two playoff games with Syracuse...Registered 24 goals and 13 assists for 37 points (24-13=37) and 80 penalty minutes in 30 games with the Ontario Hockey League’s Niagara IceDogs for the 2007-08 season…Was named an OHL Second All-Star Team member for the 2007-08 season…Missed 22 games due to a shoulder injury suffered at 2008 World Junior Championships…Appeared in 64 games with the OHL’s Mississauga IceDogs for the 2006-07 season...Tallied 75 points (43-32=75), 115 penalty minutes and a plus/minus ratio of plus-31…Selected to play in the 2007 CHL Top Prospects Game…Selected to play in the 2007 OHL All-Star Game…Won the fastest skater competition at the 2007 OHL All-Star Game with a single lap time of 14.109 seconds...Recorded two goals and an assist in the 2007 OHL All-Star Game.
INTERNATIONAL: Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2008 World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic...Recorded one goal and one assist for two points and eight penalty minutes in seven games.
Transactions: Selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second-round (37th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft… Traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Michael Ratchuk on October 20, 2009 and then assigned to Adirondack (AHL)…Traded to the Los Angeles Kings along with a 2012 NHL Entry Draft sixth round pick from the Philadelphia Flyers for future considerations on October 12, 2011...Signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings on July 17, 2012.