|DRAFTED:||NYR: 2007-168 overall|
2012-13: Established career- highs in average time on ice (17:18) and shots on goal (132) ... Ranked sixth on the team in points (24) and goals (10), third in shots, and tied for fifth in plus/minus rating (plus-10) ... The Rangers posted a record of 14- 2-1 when he tallied a point, 8-1-1 when he registered a goal, and 5-0-1 when he registered two or more points ... Registered two shots on goal and was credited with two takeaways in 11:59 of ice time on Apr. 3 vs. PIT while skating in his 100th career NHL contest ... Logged a career-high, 24:26 of ice time on Mar. 21 vs. FLA ... Tied his career-highs with two goals, three points and six shots on goal, and posted a plus-two rating on Feb. 10 vs. TBL ... Posted a career-high, five-game point streak from Feb. 10 vs. TBL to Feb. 19 vs. MTL (five goals, three assists over the span), including a career-high, four-game goal streak from Feb. 10 to Feb. 17 vs. WSH (five goals) ... Established playoff career-highs in goals (three), points (six), plus/minus rating (plus-six), shots on goal (35) and average ice time (18:05) ... Led the Rangers in playoff plus/minus rating ... Tied for second on the team in playoff goals and ranked third in points and shots on goal ... Tallied his first career playoff goal in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on May 2 at WSH ... Registered playoff career-highs with three points (one goal, two assists) and a plus-three rating in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on May 8 vs. WSH. 2011-12: Tallied a point in four straight games to begin his career from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1 (one goal, three assists over the span), becoming the first Ranger rookie to do so since Steven King in 1992-93. ... Tallied an assist while making his NHL debut on Nov. 25 at WSH, following his recall from Connecticut on Nov. 24. ... Notched his first career goal while making his Madison Square Garden debut on Nov. 26 vs. PHI. ... Led all NHL rookies in plus/minus rating (plus-21), tied for seventh in goals (14), ranked sixth in points (38), fourth in assists (24), tied for second in shorthanded goals (two), and third in shorthanded points (two). ... Ranked third among NHL rookies in points, assists and shots (131), and fourth in goals after his NHL debut on Nov. 25. ... Ranked second on the team in plus/minus, tied for first in shorthanded goals and fourth in shorthanded points. ... The Rangers posted a record of 7-1-1 when he recorded two or more points … Won the Fastest Skater event (13.218) as one of 12 rookies participating in the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. ... Tallied a career-high, three points (one goal, two assists) and plusfour rating on Mar. 13 vs. CAR. ... Recorded his 30th point of the season with an assist, was credited with three hits and logged a career-high, 20:03 of ice time on Mar. 9 at CHI. ... Tied for the game-high with five shots in 13:46 of ice time at the NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 2 at PHI. ... Posted his first career multi-point effort with two goals, including his first career shorthanded goal/point, and a career-high, plus-3 rating on Dec. 10 at BUF. ... Tallied an assist while making his NHL playoff debut on Apr. 12 vs. Ottawa in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, becoming the first Rangers rookie to record a point while making his playoff debut since 2008 (Korpikoski). ... Recorded two assists, including an assist on the series-clinching goal, on May 12 vs. Washington in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
2011-12: Led Connecticut (AHL) with a plus-12 rating, tied for first in goals (seven), second in points (13) and fifth in assists (six) at the time of his recall on Nov. 24 … Was tied for 10th among AHL rookies in scoring and tied for sixth in goals, while his plus-12 rating was tied for second in the league overall at the time of his recall. 2010-11: Tallied his first professional point with an assist for Connecticut on Apr. 21 at Portland. ... Registered two points (one goal, one assist) in five playoff contests with Connecticut.
2010-11: Captured the Hal Downes Award as team MVP, the Hazel M. Losh award as the University of Michigan's top scorer, and the Carl Isaacson award as the best student athlete for the second consecutive season. ... Tied for 14th in the nation in points (49) and 11th in assists (31). ... Helped lead the Wolverines to the 2010-11 NCAA Championship game versus University of Minnesota Duluth on Apr. 9. ... Registered an assist in the Frozen Four semifinals victory vs. the top-ranked University of North Dakota on Apr. 7. ... Led Michigan skaters in points, goals (18), assists, game-winning goals (6), power-play goals (7), and plus/minus rating (plus-21). ... Ranked third among all Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) skaters in conference assists (22), fourth in the conference in goals (15) and points (37), and tied for fourth in the CCHA in power play goals (6) en route to being named the CCHA Best Defensive Forward award and a finalist for CCHA Player of the Year. ... Was nominated to the All-CCHA First Team and CCHA Scholar-Athlete Team. ... Tallied two goals and one assist to earn Second Star honors in the "Big Chill" outdoor game vs. Michigan State University on Dec. 11. ... Established a career-high in penalty minutes (39) and tied his career-high in assists. 2009-10: Helped Michigan capture 2010 CCHA championship. ... Advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, tallying two goals and one assist in a first-round win over Bemidji State on March 27. ... Established career-highs in games played (45), goals (19), assists (31), points (50), and penalty minutes (34). ... Ranked 11th in the NCAA in points, tied for 12th in assists, and 29th in goals. ... Led CCHA in assists and points, and tied for fourth in goals. ... Led Michigan in assists and points, tied for first in shorthanded goals (two), ranked second in goals, and tied for third in power-play goals (five). ... Named CCHA Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 11. ... Ended the regular season riding an 11-game point streak that began on Jan. 29 at Michigan State (two goals and 10 assists). ... Tallied 11 multi-point performances, including four multi-goal efforts. ... Reached the 50-point mark for the first time in his collegiate career. 2008-09: Ranked third on Michigan in points (31), tied for third in goals (13) and fourth in assists (18). ... Tied for third in the CCHA in shorthanded goals (2) and finished fourth in shorthanded points (3). ... Tied for fifth in the CCHA with four game-winning goals. 2007-08: As a first-year player, he finished the season seventh on the Michigan team in goals (11) and eighth in points (22). ... Recorded three multiple-point contests. ... Registered a four-game scoring streak from Dec. 1 to Jan. 11, collecting five points (two goals and three assists) over the span. ... Recipient of the Jim and Bonnie Reece Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.
2006-07: Appeared in 40 games for Sodertalje SK of the J20 Superelit League in Sweden, notching career-highs with 24 goals, 31 assists, and 55 points, along with a plus-14 rating and 42 penalty minutes. ... Tied for the league lead in points. ... Led the team in points and assists, and tied for first on the club in goals. ... Also led the team in playoff assists (5) and penalty minutes (20). ...Also appeared in three postseason games with Sodertalje, tallying one goal and five assists. ... Had been asked to play for Sodertalje's top team in the Swedish Elite League, but he declined the offer to protect his NCAA eligibility. 2005-06: Established a Sweden Under-20 career-high in games played (41). ... Ranked 12th in the league and led the team in points (40). ... Tied for the team lead in assists, and ranked second in goals. ... Also tied for first on the team in playoff scoring with three points (one goal, two assists) in four games. 2004-05: Led the team in goals (10), assists (7) and points (17). ... Also led the team in playoff scoring with two assists in two games.
2008: Captured a Silver Medal with Team Sweden at the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship tournament in the Czech Republic.
His first job was as a coach at a sports summer camp. ... Loves listening to Avicii, Swedish House Mafia and Eminem. ... Lists his favorite moves as Superbad, Inception, Armageddon and Remember the Titans. ... Enjoys traveling, playing tennis, boating and watching movies. ... Single.
June 23, 2007 -- Selected by the Rangers in the sixth round, No. 16 overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
LONGEST POINT STREAK: 5 from Feb. 10, 2013, to Feb. 19, 2013) (five goals and three assists)
LONGEST GOAL STREAK: 4 from Feb. 10, 2013, to Feb. 17, 2013 (five goals)
LONGEST ASSIST STREAK: 2 (four times) (last -- March 13, 20122, to March 15, 2012 (three assists)
MOST GOALS, GAME: 2 (three times) (last -- Feb. 10, 2013, vs. Tampa Bay) (Garon)
MOST ASSISTS, GAME: 2 (three times) (last -- March 19, 2012, vs. New Jersey)
MOST POINTS, GAME: 3 (twice) (last -- Feb. 10, 2013, vs. Tampa Bay)
MOST PIM, GAME: 4 on March 2, 2012, at Tampa Bay
MOST SHOTS, GAME: 7 on Feb. 14, 2013, vs. N.Y. Islanders
FIRST NHL GAME: Nov. 25, 2011 (Rangers at Washington)
FIRST NHL GOAL: Nov. 26, 2011 (Minnesota vs. Philadelphia) (Bobrovsky)
FIRST NHL ASSIST: Nov. 25, 2011 (Rangers at Washington)