2009-10: Playing for the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Hockey East), he established career-highs in games played (33), goals (three), assists (six) and points (nine). ... Tied for seventh on UMass-Amherst in assists. ... Registered a season-high, three-game point streak from Nov. 6 vs. Niagara to Nov. 13 vs. New Hampshire, tallying four points (one goal and three assists) over the span. 2008-09: Made his NCAA debut with UMass-Amherst. ... Notched two points and 20 penalty minutes in 24 games.
TIER II JUNIOR CAREER
2007-08: Established career-highs in goals (15), assists (16) and points (31) while playing for Ohio of the United States Hockey League (USHL). ... Ranked second on the team in game-winning goals (three) and shots (145), fourth in goals (15). ... In 11 post-season contests, notched five goals and 10 assists for 15 points. 2006-07: Appeared in 60 games for Ohio, tallying 10 goals and 11 assists for 21 points, along with 36 penalty minutes. ... His 10 goals ranked third on the team. ... Tied for fifth on the team in scoring with 21 points. ... Recorded a three-game point scoring streak from March 16 to March 21, collecting one goal and two assists over the span. ... Notched a goal and two assists in a 5-4 win on Feb. 11 vs. Green Bay. ... Also skated in four postseason games with Ohio, registering two assists and two penalty minutes. ... Tied for first on team in playoff assists (two) and points (two).
June 23, 2007 – Rangers' seventh round choice, 198th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.