|BIRTHPLACE:||Trenton, NJ, USA|
|DRAFTED:||NYR: 2006-21 overall|
2008-09: Skated in 78 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL), recording six goals and 36 assists for 42 points, along with 42 penalty minutes. ... Led all Wolf Pack defensemen in points and assists. ... His 36 assists also set a new Hartford franchise record for most assists by a rookie defenseman. ... Finished fourth on the team overall in assists and tied for fourth on the club in points. ... Tied for fifth among AHL rookies in assists and tied for 11th in points among all league defensemen. ... Selected to participate in the AHL All-Star Classic. ... Notched his first professional goal on Oct. 24 against Philadelphia. ... Led the Wolf Pack in playoff points (five) and assists (four). 2007-08: Joined the Wolf Pack at the completion of Brampton’s season, collecting one assist in six games. 2006-07: Tallied his first professional point with an assist on Apr. 8 vs. Albany … Made his professional debut on Apr. 4 against Portland.
Skated in 263 regular season games with the Owen Sound Attack and Brampton Batallion of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), recording 70 goals and 142 assists for 212 points, along with 142 penalty minutes ... Appeared in 25 playoff games with the Sound, notching nine goals and 16 assists for 25 points, along with 16 penalty minutes. 2007-08: Skated in 61 games with the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), registering 29 goals and 41 assists for 70 points, along with 38 penalty minutes ... Ranked third on the team in goals (29) and points (70), and fourth in assists (41) ... Also led Brampton and tied for 11th in the OHL with 17 power play goals ... Ranked first among OHL defensemen in goals and second in points ... Selected to the OHL Eastern Conference All-Star Team for the third season ... Notched a game-high, two goals at the OHL All-Star Classic in Sault Ste. Marie on Feb. 6 to earn Player of the Game honors ... Named OHL Defenseman of the Month for February ... Appeared in five playoff contests with Brampton (OHL), recording one goal and three assists for four points, along with 10 penalty minutes ... Led the Battalion in playoff assists (three) and ranked second in playoff scoring (four points) ... Also represented Team USA at the 2008 World U-20 Championships in the Czech Republic, registering one goal and two assists for three points and a plus-one rating in six games ... Tied for eighth in scoring (three points) among tournament defensemen ... Joined the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) at the completion of Brampton’s season, collecting one assist in six games ... Also skated in five post-season matches with Hartford (AHL). 2006-07: Skated in 67 games, recording 23 goals and 30 assists for 53 points, along with 48 penalty minutes ... Among all OHL defensemen, ranked first in power play goals (18), second in goals (23) and 10th in points (53) ... Named a 2007 OHL Western Conference All Star ... Tabbed Owen Sound's defenseman of the month for February ... Opened the season with a six game point streak from Sept. 22 to Octo. 5 (seven goals, five assists) ... Tallied 15 multiple-point games ... Appeared in four playoff contests, recording three goals and three assists for six points, along with two penalty minutes. 2005-06: Appeared in 68 contests, recording 14 goals and 51 assists for 65 points, along with 44 penalty minutes ... Ranked fourth in points (65) and third in assists (51) amongst OHL defensemen ... Ranked first amongst club defensemen in points, assists, and power play goals (eight) ... Opened the season with a seven game point streak from Sept. 22 to Oct. 14 (three goals, seven assists) ... Posted 16 multiple point outings ... Also skated in eleven playoff games, recording five goals and 10 assists for 15 points, along with four penalty minutes ... Ranked first on the club in points (15) assists (10), and plus/minus rating (plus-two) ... Tied for second in goals (five) and tied for first in power play goals (four). 2004-05: Appeared in 67 games, notching four goals and 20 assists for 24 points, along with 12 penalty minutes ... Ranked second in points (24) and assists (20) by a defenseman ... Skated in five playoff contests, recording two assists for two points.
June 24, 2006 -- Selected by the New York Rangers in the first round, 21st overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.