|DRAFTED:||PHX: 2010-57 overall|
2011-12: Established a Swedish Elitserien career-high in games played (46) and tied his career-high in goals (five) with Skelleftea AIK. ... Established a SEL playoff career-high in penalty minutes (10) and tied his career-high in games played (18). ... Tallied two points (one goal, one assist) in five games with Sundsvall IF of HockeyAllsvenskan league. 2010-11: Played 41 games for Skelleftea in the Swedish Elitserien, scoring five goals and picking up nine assists as a 19-year-old. ... Had three goals and four assists in 18 playoff games, helping Skelleftea to Elitserien playoffs' final round. ... Also had eight goals, four assists and plus-2 rating in nine games with Skelleftea's junior team. 2009-10: Appeared in 30 games for Skelleftea in Swedish Elitserien as an 18-year-old, collecting a goal and an assist. ... Appeared in 30 games for Skelleftea Jr. of the Swedish Junior League, recording 14-23-37 and 44 PIM. ... Led Sweden's top junior league in faceoff percentage (60.4%) for the second straight season after posting a 63.4 faceoff percentage in 2008-09.
2011: Represented Sweden at 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship tournament at Buffalo, N.Y., and tied for third in team scoring with two goals and two assists in six games. ... Also had plus-3 rating. ... Registered game-high eight shots on goal playing on second line for Sweden in bronze-medal game loss to Team USA. ... Tied for second on Team Sweden with 22 shots on goal in six games.
June 26, 2010 -- Selected by Phoenix in second round, No. 57 overall, of 2010 NHL Entry Draft. May 8, 2011 -- Traded by Phoenix to Rangers in exchange for Ethan Werek.