2010-11: Saw action in 15 games with the Minnesota Wild, collecting two points (one goal, one assist) and four penalty minutes. ... His only NHL goal of the season (second career) came as the game winner vs. the Rangers (March 3, 2011). 2009-10: Totaled four points (one goal, three assists) in 12 games with Minnesota after signing as a free agent (3/16). ... Recorded first NHL goal and skated a career-high 16:09 vs. Dallas on April 10. ... Registered career-best four shots at Edmonton on April 5. ... Tallied first NHL point with an assist in his NHL debut at Columbus on March 19.
2010-11: Tallied 35 points (14 goals, 21 assists) in 42 games with the Houston Aeros. ... Earned 14 PIM and an even rating. ... Netted 11 points (6-5=11) in 24 playoff games…His six playoff goals tied for third on the team
2009-10: Tied for sixth in NCAA Division I with 23 goals in 36 games during his sophomore at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. ... Tied for 14th in the nation with 45 points (23 goals, 22 assists). ... Set a new school record with 11 power-play goals on the season. ... Posted five game-winning goals and 144 shots. ... Finished with a season-high four-game point streak (four goals, five assists from March 5-13). 2008-09: Led all Hockey East rookies with 33 points (11 goals, 22 assists) in 39 games at UMass-Amherst. ... Tallied six power-play goals and 117 shots. ... Recorded a five-game point streak (two goals and five assists from Feb. 13-27). ... Totaled a season-high four points (four assists) vs. Providence on Oct. 31. ... amed to the Hockey East All-Rookie team and the Hockey East All-Academic Team. ... Named UMass-Amherst Rookie of the Year.
TIER II JUNIOR CAREER
2007-08: Registered 45 points (22 goals, 23 assists) in 59 games with Cedar Rapids of the United States Hockey League. 2006-07: Recorded 19 points (six goals, 13 assists) in 50 games with Cedar Rapids during his first season in the USHL.
March 16, 2010 -– Signed with Minnesota as an undrafted free agent. Feb. 3, 2012 -- Traded by Minnesota to Rangers in exchange for Erik Christensen and a conditional 2013 seventh-round draft pick.
LONGEST POINT STREAK: 3, 12/2/11 to 12/6/11 (two goals and two assists)
LONGEST GOAL STREAK: 2, 12/2/11 to 12/4/11 (two goals)
LONGEST ASSIST STREAK: 2, 12/4/11 to 12/6/11 (two assists)
MOST GOALS, GAME: 1 (four times) (last on Dec. 4,2011) (Minnesota at Anaheim)
MOST ASSISTS, GAME: 2, Jan. 10, 2012 (Minnesota vs. San Jose)
MOST POINTS, GAME: 2 (two times) (last on Jan. 10, 2012) (Minnesota vs. San Jose) (2 assists)
MOST PIM, GAME: 2 (two times) (last on Nov. 19, 2010) (Minnesota at Detroit)
MOST SHOTS, GAME: 4 (five times) (last on Dec. 13, 2011) (Minnesota at Winnipeg)
FIRST NHL GAME: March 19, 2010 (Minnesota at Columbus)
FIRST NHL GOAL: April 10, 2010 (Minnesota vs. Dallas) (Lehtonen)
FIRST NHL ASSIST: March 19, 2010 (Minnesota at Columbus)