Acquired by the Islanders in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens, along with Montreal’s second-round pick, in exchange for Thomas Vanek on March 5, 2014.
Selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2012 National Hockey League Draft.
LAST SEASON: Scored nine points (3g/6a) in 40 games with Frolunda HC of the Swedish Hockey League...Also appeared in three games with Frolunda’s junior club, scoring six points (5g/1a)...Won a silver medal with Sweden at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Malmo, Sweden, scoring six points (1g/5a) in seven games.
CAREER: 2012-13: Spent the majority of the season with Frolunda’s top team in the Swedish Hockey League, scoring nine points (6g/3a) in 35 games...Also played with Orebro is Sweden’s Allsvenskan league (one tier below SHL), scoring eight points (6g/2a) in 15 games...Made his American Hockey League debut, appearing in two games with the Hamilton Bulldogs at the end of the season on Apr. 19 and 21...Won a silver medal with Sweden at the World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, scoring six points (4g/2a). 2011-12: Appeared in a career-high 41 SHL games with Frolunda...In 21 games with Frolunda’s junior club, scored 17 points (9g/8a)...Joined Frolunda’s under-18 team for the Allsvenskan playoffs and helped them capture bronze with six points (3g/3a) in four games...Won gold with Sweden at the World Junior Championship (Calgary & Edmonton) and silver at the World Under-18 Junior Championship (Czech Republic). 2010-11: Scored more points than any other under-17-year-old in Sweden’s junior league with Frolunda, netting 44 points (21g/23a) in 35 games...Won gold medals with Frolunda’s junior team (SuperElit) and under-18 team (Allsvenskan).