ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the third round (82nd overall) of the 2010 National Hockey League Draft. Signed an entry-level contract on July 17, 2012.
LAST SEASON: Split the season between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League and the Stockton Thunder of the East Coast Hockey League, totaling 36 games...Began the season with Bridgeport, posting one assist in 11 games before being reassigned to Stockton on Nov. 13...Appeared in 24 games with Stockton...Missed 29 ECHL games due to an upper-body injury, sitting out from Dec. 15 - Mar. 4...Was reassigned to Bridgeport on Apr. 2, appearing in one more AHL game before the season’s end.
PROFESSIONAL: 2012-13: Appeared in eight games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League during his rookie season, recording two assists and 13 penalty minutes...Spent the majority of the season with the ECHL’s Gwinnett Gladiators, posting nine points (2g/7a) and 36 penalty minutes in 24 games...Started the season with Bridgeport, registering his first professional point (1a) on Nov. 23 vs. Connecticut...Reassigned to Gwinnett on Dec. 3 after playing four games with Bridgeport...Recorded assists in four of his first five games with Gwinnett...Notched his first career multi-point game with two assists on Dec. 27 vs. South Carolina...Scored his first career goal on Jan. 15 at South Carolina...Was Reassigned to Bridgeport on Mar. 19 and played four more AHL games.
COLLEGE: 2011-12: Recorded one assist in 21 games during his sophomore season at the University of Wisconsin of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association...Posted an assist on Feb. 25 against Bemidji State. 2010-11: Skated in 14 games, including 10 in conference play, during his freshman season at the University of Wisconsin...Recorded his first collegiate point with an assist on Nov. 19 vs. Minnesota-Duluth.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2009-10: Scored 46 points (23g/23a) in 54 games during his senior season at Shattuck-St. Mary’s High School in Minnesota. 2008-09: Posted 44 points (18g/26a) in 48 games as a junior at Shattuck-St. Mary’s.