Selected by the Islanders in the fifth round (126th overall) of the 2008 National Hockey League Draft. Signed an Entry-Level Contract on May 14, 2010.
Led Bridgeport Sound Tigers goalies in wins (26) and games played (49) during his second professional season in the American Hockey League...Recorded a 2.79 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage with Bridgeport...Also appeared in six NHL games with the Islanders, posting a 2-4-0 record with a 3.04 GAA and a .907 SV%...Recalled from Bridgeport on Dec. 15 and made his NHL season debut vs. Dallas...Returned to Bridgeport on Dec. 16...With Bridgeport, recorded three-straight shutouts to open the 2012 calendar year from Jan. 2-7. Posted the second-longest shutout streak in AHL history, dating from Dec. 31 - Jan 8 (221:54). The AHL record is 249:51, set by Johnny Bower in 1957...Earned AHL Goaltender of the Week honors for Jan. 2-8 and AHL Goaltender of the Month honors for January...Recalled from Bridgeport on Jan. 9 and was returned after one start on Jan. 16...Recalled from Bridgeport on Jan. 30 and earned his first win of the season on Jan. 31 at Carolina, before returning on Feb. 1...Recalled from Bridgeport on Feb. 17 and earned his second win of the season on Feb. 18 vs. Carolina...Earned his first career NHL assist on Feb. 21 at Buffalo...Returned to Bridgeport on Feb. 23...With Bridgeport, recorded seven-straight wins from Mar. 25 - Apr. 6 and finished the season with wins in nine of his last 10 starts.
2010-11: Began his first professional season with Bridgeport, leading the team in GAA (2.19) and SV% (.932) while posting a 10-5-0-2 record in 15 games…Was called up to the Islanders in January and recorded a 4-2-1 record in 10 appearances (seven starts), posting a 2.44 GAA with a .924 SV%…With Bridgeport, earned his first pro win with 31 saves on Oct. 17 vs. Portland…Made 43 saves on Nov. 19 at Providence…Recorded his first shutout on Nov. 21 vs. Portland…Made a career-high 45 saves on Jan. 28 at Worcester…Received his first career NHL call-up on Jan. 4…Made his NHL debut, stopping all 19 shots in 53:43 of relief action at Edmonton on Jan. 6…Earned a win in his first NHL start on Jan. 8 at Colorado…Faced 51 shots in his second loss and earned a point in a shootout loss on Jan. 11 vs. Vancouver…Returned to Bridgeport on Jan. 26…Recalled from Bridgeport on Jan. 31…Allowed just one goal in consecutive games on Jan. 25 and Feb. 1…Recorded two straight wins on Feb. 1 at Atlanta and Feb. 5 vs. Ottawa…Suffered a season-ending left knee injury during pregame warmups on Feb. 8.