Selected by the Islanders in the seventh round (185th overall) of the 2012 National Hockey League Draft.
LAST SEASON: Scored seven pionts (3g/4a) in 28 games as a freshman at the University of Minnesota (Big-10)...Tied for third on the team with two game-winning goals, ranked fourth in blocked shots (40) and tied for fifth in plus-minus (+15)...Helped the Golden Gophers advance to the the Men's Division I NCAA tournament finals, falling to Union College in the championship game.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2012-13: Scored 21 points (8g/13a) in 15 games as a senior at Grand Rapids High School in Minnesota...Named winner of the Reed Larson Award, given annually to the top senior boys high school hockey defenseman in Minnesota...Named a finalist for the 2013 Mr. Hockey Award...Added four assists in two high school playoff games...For the second straight year, played for the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League following the conclusion of his high school season...Recorded two assists in 12 USHL games. 2011-12: Scored 37 points (11g/26a) in 21 games as a junior at Grand Rapids High School in Minnesota...Finished third on the team and led all defensemen in scoring...Added two assists in one playoff game...Missed games at the start of the season with an injury...Played both defense and forward...Tied for first in “Three-Star Points” during the season...Following the conclusion of his high-school season, played for Omaha of the USHL...Recorded one assist in 10 USHL games. 2010-11: Scored 25 points (5g/20a) in 24 games as a sophomore at Grand Rapids...Finished second amongst team defensemen in scoring and sixth overall...Added a team-leading six points (6a) in three playoff games.