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Recorded one shot on goal and was credited with one takeaway in 11:49 of ice time while making his NHL debut on Apr. 9 vs. OTT.
: Established a career-high in assists (20) ... Tied for fourth on Hartford in games
played (73) ... Notched an assist, tied for the game-high with six shots on goal, and posted a plus-two rating in Hartford’s season opener on Oct. 12 at Syracuse ... Registered a goal in three of four games from Oct. 21 at Worcester to Oct. 26 vs. Norfolk ... Tied a single-game AHL career-high with two assists and posted a plus-one rating on Dec. 5 at Syracuse ... Tied single-game AHL career-highs with two goals and three points, and posted a plus-two rating on Dec. 14 at Bridgeport ... Recorded one assist and posted a plus-one rating in five playoff games.
: Established career-highs in games played (74), goals (21), assists (16), points (37), plus/ minus rating (plus-16), shots on goal (158), power play goals (seven), and game-winning goals (three) ... Led Hartford in plus/minus rating, ranked second in goals and shots on goal, tied for second in power play goals, and ranked sixth in points ... Registered a career-high, five-game point streak from Jan. 4 vs. Worcester to Jan. 17 at Adirondack (four goals, one assist over the span) ... Established single-game career-highs with two assists, three points, and a plus-four rating, and recorded the game-winning goal on Mar. 8 vs. Albany ... Tallied his first career shootout goal, which was the game-deciding goal, on Apr. 5 vs. Providence.
Established career-highs in goals (eight), points (15), plus-minus rating (plus-two), and penalty minutes (11) ... Registered goals in consecutive games for the first time in his career on Oct. 26 vs. Hershey and Oct. 27 vs. Providence (two goals) ... Recorded the first game-winning goal of his professional career on Nov. 17 at Worcester ... Tallied a career-best four-game point streak from Nov. 17 at Worcester to Nov. 25 at Springfield (two goals, two assists over the span).
Made his professional debut with the Connecticut Whale on Oct. 8 at Adirondack. ... Tallied his first professional point with a goal on Nov. 4 vs. St. John’s. ... Posted his first career multi-point effort with two goals on Feb. 17 vs. Springfield … Registered a three-game point streak (one goal, two assists) from Dec. 3 at Springfield to Dec. 9 vs. Hershey. ... Recorded a goal and added an assist while making his professional playoff debut on Apr. 19 at Bridgeport. ... Tallied three points (two goals, one assist) in the opening three games of the playoffs from Apr. 19 at Bridgeport to Apr. 22 vs. Bridgeport.
Playing in his second season with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), he established career-highs in games played (49), goals (26), assists (33), points (59), and power play goals (6). ...Ranked third on the team in goals, points and points per game average (1.21). ... Posted a career-high, 16 multi-point performances, and tied his career-high with a four-point effort (two goals, two assists) on Nov. 13 at Prince Edward Island. ... Registered at least one point in 27 of his first 32 games to begin the season, recording 45 points (23 goals, 22 assists) during the stretch. ... Tallied a career-high, 11-game point streak from Dec. 3 at Victoriaville to Jan. 26 vs. Rimouski, registering 14 points (10 goals, four assists) over the span. ... Also skated in eighteen playoff games tallying five goals and 11 assists for 16 points, along with eight penalty minutes. ... His 11 assists ranked third on the Remparts, while his 16 points tied for fourth on the team.
Ranked seventh among all QMJHL rookies in goals (19), 10th in points (43) and tied for 11th in assists (24). ... Ranked sixth on Quebec team in goals and points and tied for seventh in assists. ... Notched his first career QMJHL hat trick on Feb. 6 vs. Gatineau. ... Tallied 14 points in a nine-game span from Oct. 24 vs. Baie-Comeau to Nov. 15 at Drummondville, recording 14 points (four goals and 10 assists) during the stretch. ... Registered 11 multi-point performances, including three four-point efforts. ... Tied for fourth on Quebec in playoff scoring with 10 points (three goals, seven assists) in nine games.
U.S. NATIONAL TEAM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM CAREER
Registered 54 points (21 goals, 33 assists) in 57 games with the United States Under-18 National Team Development Program (NTDP). ... Led the team in assists and ranked second in points.
Ranked third among all NTDP players in scoring with 43 points (19 goals, 24 assists) in 68 games.
Captured a bronze medal as a member of the United States Under-20 team in the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship at Buffalo, N.Y.. ... Tallied three assists in six tournament contests.
Captured a gold medal as a member of the United States Under-20 team in the 2010 World Junior Championship tournament at Saskatchewan. ... Registered three assists and eight penalty minutes in seven tournament contests.
Helped Team USA capture the gold medal at the 2009 Under-18 World Championships in Fargo-Moorhead, recording one goal and six assists for seven points in seven games.
Captured a silver medal with the United States at the Under-17 World Hockey Championship, and a bronze medal at the 2008 IIHF Under-18 World Championship.
Ranked second on Cushing Academy (Mass.) in scoring with 50 points (19 goals, 31 assists).
June 27, 2009
– Rangers' third-round choice, 80th overall, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.