ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2012 National Hockey League Draft.
LAST SEASON: Captained the Edmonton Oil Kings to the Western Hockey League Championship and Memorial Cup Championship during his fourth and final season with the club...Named the WHL playoffs MVP and selected to the WHL East Second All-Star Team...Scored 21 points (4g/17a) in 45 regular season games and 13 points (4g/9a) in 21 WHL playoff games...Added three assists in five games during Edmonton’s run to the Memorial Cup... Represented Canada at the World Junior Championships in Minsk, scoring two points (1g/1a) in four games.
JUNIOR: 2012-13: Scored 29 points (8g/21a) in 59 games during his third season with the Edmonton Oil Kings of the WHL...Served as team captain...Posted a career-best plus-30 rating...Had six multi-point games, including two three-point efforts...Added seven points (3g/4a) in 12 WHL playoff games...Suffered a foot injury on Apr. 23 in Game 3 of the Conference Finals, forcing him to miss the remainder of the postseason. 2011-12: Led Edmonton defensemen with 12 goals in 58 games during his second season in the WHL...Added 24 assists for 36 points and a plus-23 rating...Scored eight points (2g/6a) in 20 WHL playoff games as Edmonton won the WHL Championship...Added two points (1g/1a) in four Memorial Cup games, as Edmonton lost in the Championship game...Played in the CHL Top Prospects Game. 2010-11: Scored 25 points (6g/19a) in 45 games as a rookie with Edmonton...Posted a plus-7 rating...Won a bronze medal with Team Pacific at the World U-17 Hockey Challenge, scoring seven points (1g/6a). 2009-10: Won a British Columbia Major Midget League Championship with the Vancouver Northwest Giants...Scored 34 points (3g/25a) in 32 regular season games and added eight points (3g/5a) in five playoff games... Also appeared in two WHL games with Edmonton, going scoreless with a plus-3 rating.