Birth date: June 23, 1989
Birthplace: Garden River, ON
2011-12 Season: Suited up in 40 games for the Monarchs tallying nine goals and 13 assists for 22 points and 119 penalty minutes...Recorded two goals, both shorthanded, and an assist against the Worcester Sharks on November 18...Finished third on the Monarchs with 119 penalty minutes...Recalled by the Los Angeles Kings on February 10...Made his NHL debut on February 11 against the New York Islanders...Recorded his first NHL goal against the Dallas Stars on February 12...Collected two goals and two assists for four points and 28 penalty minutes in 26 regular season games with the Kings...Scored his first NHL playoff goal against the St. Louis Blues on May 6...Appeared in all 20 games of the Kings 2012 Stanley Cup Championship run...Recorded a goal and an assist for two points and 21 penalty minutes in the playoffs.Career Highlights: Tallied five goals and 12 assists for 17 points (5-12=17) in 75 games for the Monarchs for the 2010-11 seasonâ€¦Finished third on the team with 115 penalty minutesâ€¦Notched an assist and four penalty minutes in five games during the 2011 Calder Cup Atlantic Division Semifinals...Made his professional debut with the ECHLâ€™s Ontario Reign against Las Vegas on April 1, 2010â€¦Collected his first professional point, an assist, with Ontario against Las Vegas on April 2, 2010â€¦Tallied his first professional goal with the Reign against Las Vegas on April 3, 2010â€¦Recorded two points (1-1=2) and four penalty minutes in three games with Ontario during the 2010 seasonâ€¦Registered 23 goals and 25 assists for 48 points (23-25=48) for the Sault. Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League for the 2009-10 season...Collected 91 points (39-52=91) and 246 penalty minutes in 133 games over two seasons (2008-10) with the Greyhoundsâ€¦Earned 43 points (16-27=43) and 158 penalty minutes in 64 games with the Greyhounds during the 2008-09 season...Ranked first on the team with 43 points (16-27=43)â€¦Registered 54 points (24-30=54) and 169 penalty minutes in 122 games over two seasons (2006-08) with the OHLâ€™s Windsor Spitfires.Transactions: Selected by the Kings in the seventh-round (186th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draftâ€¦Signed an amateur tryout agreement with the Monarchs on April 8, 2010â€¦Signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings on October 4, 2010.