|DRAFTED:||NYI: 2009-31 overall|
|ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the second round (31st overall) of the 2009 National Hockey League Draft. Loaned to KalPa of the SM-Liiga (Sweden) on November 15, 2011.
LAST SEASON: Began his third season in North America with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League, before being loaned to KalPa of Finland’s SM-Liiga on Nov. 15 after four AHL games...Played in 25 games for KalPa, recording a 13-5-4 record with a 2.30 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage...Posted five shutouts...Also appeared in six playoff games, going 3-2 with a 2.23 GAA and a .889 SV%.
2010-11: Led Bridgeport with 12 wins in 36 AHL appearances during his rookie season…Also played in his first four NHL games, posting a 2-1-0 record…With Bridgeport, made 30 saves on opening night on Oct. 9 vs. Worcester…Recalled by the Islanders on Feb. 5…Made his NHL debut on Feb. 8 vs. Toronto…Earned his first NHL win in his second career game on Feb. 10 at Montreal (SO)…Returned to Bridgeport on Feb. 14…Earned back-to-back wins on Feb. 20 vs. Manchester and on Feb. 23 vs. Providence…Made a career-high 46 saves in the regular season finale on Apr. 10 vs. Albany.
2009-10: Started his first season in North America with Bridgeport and played in two regular season games, going 1-1, before suffering an injury...Assigned to the Utah Grizzlies (ECHL) by the Islanders on Mar. 19 for rehab and posted a 6-0 record with a 2.50 goals against average and a .924 save percentage in six contests...Returned to Bridgeport for the Sound Tigers’ playoff series against Hershey, and played in the final three games, starting the final two and going 1-1.
2008-09: Appeared in 33 games for the Espoo Blues (Finland) in his first full professional season and led the team to a semi-final berth in the Champions Hockey League, posting a 1.91 GAA, a .932 SV% and 17 wins...Also played in nine games with Espoo’s junior club, posting a 1.65 GAA and a .930 SV% with a pair of shutouts.
2007-08: In 20 games with the Espoo Blues (Finland Jr.), posted a 2.30 GAA with a .907 SV% and two shutouts...Made his professional debut with Espoo, notching a shutout in his only game.