Selected by the Islanders in the seventh round (196th overall) of the 2013 National Hockey League Draft.
LAST SEASON: Established junior career highs in goals (8), assists (32), points (40) and plus-minus (+14) during his third season with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League...Finished second among team defensemen in points, goals and assists....Ranked fifth on the team in plus-minus...Recorded six multi-point games, including a four-assist effort on Oct. 11 vs. Vancouver...Recorded one assist in four WHL Playoff games during Regina’s first-round series against the Brandon Wheat Kings. Appeared in nine games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League, making his North American professional debut.
CAREER: 2012-13: Scored 33 points (5g/28a) in 70 games during his second WHL season with Regina...Led Regina defensemen in assists and points...Finished third on the club in penalty minutes (91). 2011-12: Scored eight points (2g/6a) in 55 games as a rookie with Regina (WHL)...Finished third among team defensemen in plus-minus rating (+7)...Co-led team defensemen in scoring during the WHL Playoffs with two points (1g/1a) in five games...Represented Canada-Pacific at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, netting three points (1g/2a) in five games. 2010-11: Made his WHL debut, appearing in one game with Regina vs. Saskatoon on Mar. 18.