Selected by the Islanders in the fifth round, 136th overall, of the 2013 National Hockey League Draft.
Spent his first season in North America with the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League, scoring 37 points (12g/25a) in 62 games...Finished fourth on the team in points and assists and fifth in goals...Had three points (1g/2a) in five playoff games. Appeared in seven games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League, making his North American professional debut.
Recorded 35 points (12g/23a) in 35 games with Linkoping in Sweden’s SuperElit league (Under-20)...Added two goals in four playoff games...Represented Sweden at the 2013 Under-18 World Junior Championships in Sochi, Russia, recording an assist in four games. 2011-12:
Played his first season with Linkoping, but his third season bouncing between Sweden’s Elit (Under-18) and SuperElit (Under-20) leagues...Recorded two assists in 10 games for Linkoping’s SuperElit Championship-winning club (Did not play a playoff game)...With Linkoping’s Under-18 club, scored 37 points (17g/20a) with a plus-28 rating in 30 games, adding three points (1g/2a) in three postseason contests. 2010-11:
Split the season between Tingsryds’ Under-20 and Under-18 teams in Sweden...Scored 13 points (1g/12a) in 11 games with the U-18 club and 15 points (6g/9a) in 30 SuperElit games with the U-20 team...Also appeared in three playoff games with the U-18 team, scoring three points (1g/2a). 2009-10:
As a 14-year-old, scored 19 points (12g/7a) in 15 games with Tingsryds’ Under-18 club...Also appeared in two SuperElit games with Tingsryds’ Under-20 team.