Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on May 21, 2013.
LAST SEASON: Led the Peoria Rivermen in penalty minutes (134) during his first full season in the American Hockey League and his second professional campaign...Scored 10 points (4g/6a) in 69 games...Tied for fourth on the team with a plus-2 rating.
2011-12: Split his first professional season between the ECHL’s Alaska Aces and Peoria (AHL)...Combined for 126 penalty minutes in 65 games... Scored 13 points (6g/7a) in 27 games with Alaska before joining Peoria mid-season and remaining in the AHL for the remainder of the regular season...Scored a goal in his professional debut on Oct. 14 vs. Las Vegas...Made his AHL debut on Dec. 16 at Rockford...Scored five points (2g/3a) in 38 games with Peoria...Recorded his first AHL point (1a) on Feb. 11 vs. Charlotte...Scored his first AHL goal on Mar. 21 at Charlotte...Returned to Alaska to make his ECHL Playoffs debut on Apr. 18 at Stockton...Recorded three assists and 19 penalty minutes in four postseason games with Alaska.
2010-11: Completed his third collegiate season at Acadia University (Atlantic University Sport), scoring 21 points (8g/13a) in 19 games...Tied for second on the team in assists and finished fourth in points, despite playing in 19-of-28 games...Earned a degree in Business Administration.
2009-10: Scored a point-per-game as a sophomore at Acadia, netting 24 points (11g/13a) in 24 games...Tied for third on the team in goals and ranked fifth in points.
2008-09: Made his college hockey debut with Acadia...Posted career highs in goals (15), assists (14) points (29), penalty minutes (62) and games (26)...Led the team in goals and penalty minutes...Finished third in club scoring.
2007-08: Captained the Spokane Chiefs to the Memorial Cup Championship...Established career highs in games (67), goals (26), assists (37), points (63) and plus-minus (+33) in his fourth and final season in the Western Hockey League...Co-led the team in plus-minus and ranked third on the team in goals and points...Finished second on the club in penalty minutes (99) and power-play goals (11)...Added 10 points (3g/7a) in 21 WHL Playoff games to win the WHL Championship.
2006-07: Scored 21 points (9g/12a) in 63 games with Spokane...Finished third on the club in penalty minutes...Made his WHL Playoffs debut, scoring two points (1g/1a) in six games.
2005-06: Recorded 26 points (12g/14a) in 66 games with Spokane during his second WHL season... Finished sixth on the team in penalty minutes (111) and ninth in points.
2004-05: Made his WHL debut with Spokane, scoring 28 points (11g/17a) in 62 games as a rookie...Ranked second on the team in rookie scoring and ninth overall on the team in points.