ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the second round (50th overall) of the 2011 National Hockey League Draft. Signed an Entry-Level Contract on June 28, 2012.
LAST SEASON: Scored 32 points (11g/21a) in 59 games during his first season in North America with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League...Ranked third on the team in plus-minus (+7), fifth in points, tied for fifth in goals and tied for sixth in assists...Scored his first AHL goal and added his first AHL assist on Oct. 20 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...Had a three-game point streak spanning Nov. 4-9 (1g/2a)...Posted his second three-game point streak of November less than two weeks later, including a three-point performance (2g/1a) in a 7-5 loss vs. Connecticut on Nov. 23...Notched a four-game point streak (1g/6a) from Dec. 15-26, including a three-assist outing in a 5-2 win vs. Connecticut on Dec. 26...Recorded goals in back-to-back games vs. Hershey on Jan. 8 and at Providence on Jan. 11...Missed 17 games due to injury from Jan. 20-March 6...Recorded seven assists in 20 games to conclude the 2012-13 season.
2011-12: Scored 11 points (6g/5a) in 49 games in his second season with Vastra Frolunda Hockey Club of the Swedish Elite League...Posted a plus-6 rating...Also appeared in six playoff games with Frolunda...Represented Sweden at the World Junior Championships in Edmonton and Calgary, scoring five points (1g/4a) in six games to earn a Gold Medal.
2010-11: Played in 41 games as a rookie with Frolunda during his first season in the SEL, scoring one goal...Played for Sweden at the 2011 Under-20 World Junior Championships in Buffalo, NY, tallying one assist...Played in 21 other international games with Sweden’s national junior team...In 15 games with Frolunda’s junior club (SuperElit), posted 19 points (10g/9a) in the regular season...Added 15 points (8g/7a) in seven playoff games with the junior club.