Positin: Center
Shoots: Right
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 173
Personal: Born July 6, 1988 in Rocky River, Ohio
Originally Obtained: Signed by the Boston Bruins as a free agent on April 7, 2012  


2011-12: Finished his rookie season as the team leader in scoring with 48 points (18g, 30a)... Recorded a team-high 12 MPGs... Named to the Eastern Conference roster for the 2012 AHL All-Star Game... Tallied his first professional hat trick on February 19 in 4-3 win over Connecticut... Earned his first NHL recall on Feb. 20 and made his NHL debut on Feb. 22 vs the St. Louis Blues... Scored his first career NHL goal and point versus Alex Auld and the Ottawa Senators on Feb. 25... Earned the team's leading scorer award, US Army 3 Stars Award and the RI National Guard Rookie of the Year Award...
 
2010-11:
Was named Co-Captain his senior season with Miami... Set collegiate career-highs in assists (38) and points (57), which ranked him second on the team and third in the nation... His 38 assists ranked him third nationally... Earned CCHA Scholar Athlete of the Year, the first RedHawk to receive the distinction... A Hobey Baker Award finalist... First team All-CCHA honoree... Named CCHA Player of the Month and National Player of the Month for October...Lowe's Senior CLASS Award finalist.... Was among national point leaders throughout the season... His 183 collegiate career points are second in Miami history... Registered a point in all but seven games... After playing in all 39 season contests for Miami, signed by Providence to Amateur Tryout Agreement on April 6, 2011... Signed to an entry-level contract by Boston (NHL) on April 7... Made his professional debut on April 8 vs. Portland... Recorded his first professional point (assist) on April 9 at Springfield and his first professional goal on April 10 vs. Manchester...

2009-10: Honorable mention All-CCHA... Miami's nominee for CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year... Played in all 44 games... Third on the team with 43 points... Scored 15 goals and dished out 28 assists, both of which ranked in the top four on the team... Recorded three game-winning goals... Tallied at least one point in 29 contests, including a pair in each of the Midwest Regional games and an assist in the National Semifinal vs. Boston College... Led Miami in power-play points with 20... Had five power-play goals (third among RedHawks)... Registered a point in seven straight games (Jan. 16 - Feb. 12) and in 12 out of 13 games (Jan. 16 - Feb. 26)... Matched his previous career-high of three assists on two occasions this year (Dec. 11 at Ohio State and Jan. 16 at Ferris State)...

2008-09: Named Second-Team West All-America... A first-team All-CCHA selection... Was one of three finalists (the only non-goaltender) for CCHA Player of the Year honors... Played in 40 games, missing only the second game at Michigan... Led the team in points (42), goals (20) and game-winning goals (four)... Was tied for third in the nation in power-play goals with 12, while leading the CCHA in conference-only goals with 16 Ranked fourth in the CCHA in overall scoring with 1.05 points-per-game... Recorded his first career hat-trick and a career-high four points vs. Western Michigan on Dec. 7... Also tallied four points a week later vs. RPI (Dec. 14)... Tallied at least one point in 23 contests...

2007-08: Played in 33 games for the RedHawks... Posted 15 goals and handed out 26 assists to total 41 points... Earned three CCHA Rookie of the Week awards... Was the NCAA's top rookie in points-per-game (sixth in total points)... Ranked 10th nationally in points per game... Finished fifth in Miami history in assists by a freshman... Was tied for 10th for goals by a freshman in Miami history... Posted a +19 mark... recorded his game-winning goal against then-No. 16 Rensselaer Dec. 15... During that game he scored two goals and two assists, earning CCHA Rookie of the Week honors...


 

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