Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 175
Personal: Born April 12, 1991 in Livonia, Michigan
Originally Obtained: Signed by the Boston Bruins as a free agent on March 25, 2012.

2011-12:
Elected captain of the Spartans for the second straight season by a vote of his teammates ... Preseason All-CCHA Team ... All-CCHA and CCHA Player of the Year Candidate ... All-America and Hobey Baker Memorial Award Candidate ... Finalist for CCHA Player of the Year and Best Offensive Defenseman honors ... Second straight season earning First Team All-CCHA Honors ... The top scoring blueliner in the CCHA, and ranks fifth in the country among rearguards ... Shared the CCHA conference scoring title with Notre Dame's TJ Tynan (29 points), becoming the first MSU blueliner to win a CCHA scoring title and the first defenseman in the league to win a scoring crown since WMU's Wayne Gagner in 1986-87 ... One of five MSU players to ever win a CCHA scoring crown ... Notched his first goal of the season at Lake Superior State (10/14)... Registered a season-high six point streak over three games starting from Ferris State (1/28) and ending at Ohio State (2/4)...Had a season-high three points at Ohio State, scoring a power play goal that tied up the game before the Spartans took the lead and recorded two assists (2/3)...... Is the only player in the CCHA to earn both Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors this season ... scored the game-winning goal against Notre Dame (2/25), snapping an 11-game winless streak against the Irish ... Signed by the Boston Bruins on March 25th ... made professional debut in game against the Pittsburgh Penguins ... earned first professional point as an assist against the Ottawa Senators ...

2010-11: Elected team captain in advance of his sophomore season by a vote of team members ... First Team All-CCHA ... Was voted the CCHA's Top Offensive Defenseman in addition to first-team all-league honors ... Named the team's Outstanding Defensive Player at the team's annual banquet, and was also named Team Most Valuable Player ... Academic All-Big Ten Pick ... Named to the CCHA Preseason All-Conference Second Team ... Played in all 38 games, and was the top scorer from the blue line with an 11-17-38 scoring line... Was the CCHA's top-scoring defenseman... Recorded his first career hat trick at any level, and the just the second hat trick by a defenseman at Michigan State, in a 4-3 overtime victory over Michigan at Munn (1/7) ...

2009-10: Voted to the CCHA's All-Rookie Team ... Shared MSU's Outstanding Rookie honors with Derek Grant ... Skated in all 38 games...Finished the season second on the team in rookie scoring and led all CCHA first year defensemen in scoring (3g/18a) ...Recorded his first collegiate point on Petry's goal against Maine (10/16) ... Scored his first collegiate goal, the overtime game-winner, in a comeback win at Bowling Green (12/12) ... Finished the season on a four-game point-scoring streak, the longest active streak on the team... 

2008-09: Skated in 59 regular season games for the Indian Ice of the USHL ... notched 47 points (10g/37a) and tallied 50 PIM... skated in 13 Clark Cup playoff games with 7 points (1g/6a) before capturing the championship... Member of the USHL All-Rookie Team...Set the Indiana Ice record for points in a season by a defenseman ...

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