ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the fourth round (103rd overall) of the 2012 National Hockey League Draft.
LAST SEASON: Split his fourth season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League between the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles and Rimouski Oceanic after a midseason trade to the playoff-bound Oceanic...Totaled 15 points (6g/9a) with 102 penalty minutes in 63 games...Earned the fourth-most minor penalties in the league (46)...Recorded two assists in 11 playoff games with Rimouski.
JUNIOR: 2012-13: Recorded two assists and 50 penalty minutes in 38 games with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles during his third season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League...Did not appear in any games after Dec. 28 after suffering a lower-body injury. 2011-12: Appeared in 65-of-68 games with Cape Breton during his second QMJHL season...Scored 10 points (2g/8a) and led all Cape Breton defensemen in penalty minutes with 99...Added one assist in four QMJHL playoff games. 2010-11: Made his QMJHL debut with Cape Breton, scoring four points (1g/3a) in 36 games as a rookie...Also played in two QMJHL playoff games.