|BIRTHPLACE:||St. Louis, MO, USA|
|DRAFTED:||NYI: 2011-34 overall|
|ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the second round (34th overall) of the 2011 National Hockey League Draft. Agreed to terms on an Entry-Level Contract on April 5, 2013.
LAST SEASON: Scored 12 points (3g/9a) in 42 games as a freshman at the University of Denver of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association...Posted a plus-5 rating...Led the team with 27 penalties for 76 penalty minutes...Recorded 118 hits and 56 blocked shots...Scored his first career goal on Oct. 2 vs. Minnesota State... Named WCHA Rookie of the Week on Feb 14.
2010-11: Recorded 16 points (7g/9a) with 159 penalty minutes in 52 games during his second season with the Youngstown Phantoms of the United States Hockey League…Led Youngstown defensemen in goals and points…Named to the USHL All-Star Team...Named MVP at the 2010 World Junior A Challenge after winning gold with Team USA.
2009-10: Scored 22 points (10g/12a) with 145 penalty minutes in 59 games with Youngstown during his rookie USHL season…Led Youngstown defensemen in goals and points…Won a gold medal for the U.S. at the 2010 World Junior ‘A’ Challenge and was selected tournament MVP and to the First All-Star Team.