2009-10: Ranked second on the Western Michigan University Broncos (CCHA) in assists (13), tied for second in points (19), third in goals (6), and fourth in power-play goals (2). ... Registered four multipoint performances, including a four-assist effort on Jan. 22 at Bowling Green. ... Tallied a season-high, three-game assist streak from Feb. 5 vs. Notre Dame to Feb. 12 at Northern Michigan, recording four assists over the span. 2008-09: Ranked second on Western Michigan in goals (16) and points (31), and finished fourth on the team in assists (15). ... Led the Broncos with 11 power play goals and four game-winning goals. ... Tied for second in the CCHA in power play goals, ranked fifth in the conference in power play points (18), tied for fifth in game-winning goals, and finished seventh in goals. 2007-08: Ranked second on Western Michigan in assists (16) and points (22) ... Led all team freshman with six goals.
JUNIOR B CAREER
2006-07: Skated in 46 games with Strathroy of the Western Ontario Hockey League (WOHL), notching 46 goals and 49 assists for 95 points, along with 84 penalty minutes. ... Won the CHOK Award as the WOHL's Most Valuable Player. ... Named the Ontario Hockey Association Junior B Player of the Year and was a recipient of the OHA Top Prospect Award. ... Ranked second in the WOHL in scoring with 95 points. ... Ranked first in the WOHL with 23 power-play goals. ... Named WOHL Player of the Month for September. ... Notched an eight-point game (three goals, five assists) on Sept. 23, setting team record for assists and points in a single game. ... Set franchise records for most power-play goals in a season (23), most career power-play goals (25), fastest two goals by one player (21 seconds), fastest two power-play goals by one player (21 seconds), longest point streak (16 games), and most shots on goal in a single game (13). ... Collected 11 goals and nine assists for 20 points in 18 postseason games, helping team capture WOHL championship.
June 23, 2007 – Rangers' fifth round choice, 138th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.