VIEW PLAYER BIO
: Established AHL career-highs in assists (21), points (33), and plus/minus rating (plus- eight) ... ranked fourth on Hartford in plus/minus rating ... Posted a three-game assist/point streak from Dec. 7 vs. Binghamton to Dec. 12 vs. Worcester ... Tallied a point in 12 of 15 games from Dec. 31 at Portland to Feb. 7 at Bridgeport, registering 14 points (six goals, eight assists) over the span ... Registered an AHL career-high four-game assist streak from Dec. 31 at Portland to Jan. 9 vs. Syracuse ... Posted an AHL career-high four-game goal streak from Jan. 24 at Syracuse to Feb. 4 at Syracuse ... Registered his first career multi-goal game in the AHL during the regular season by tallying two goals, including the game-winning goal, on Apr. 3 vs. Syracuse ... Established AHL playoff career-highs in games played (15) and assists (six), and tied his playoff career-high in points (nine) ... Ranked third on Hartford in assists, tied for fourth in points, and tied for fifth in goals (three) in the playoffs ... Registered his first career AHL hat trick (regular season or playoffs) and recorded nine shots on goal to help Hartford advance to the Eastern Conference Final on May 15 vs. Hershey.
Established AHL career-highs in games played (74), goals (13), points (27), plus/minus rating (plus-two), and shots on goal (119) ... Tied for sixth on Hartford in goals ... Tied a career-high with a five- game point streak from Oct. 12 at Adirondack to Oct. 25 at Albany (one goal, four assists over the span), and tied a career-high with a three-game assist streak from Oct. 19 at Portland to Oct. 25 at Albany (three assists) ... Registered the game-winning goal in consecutive games on Feb. 8 at Norfolk and Feb. 14 at Springfield.
Tied for seventh on the team in assists (19) ... Led all Connecticut rookies in assists and tied for fifth among Connecticut rookies in goals (seven) ... Missed 34 games due to a concussion suffered on Jan. 5 at Adirondack ... Recorded the first regular season assist of his career on Oct. 24 at Albany ... Tallied a career-high five-game point streak from Nov. 23 at Bridgeport to Dec. 1 vs. Syracuse (two goals, five assists over the span) ... Established a career-high with three assists in a game on Nov. 24 vs. Norfolk ... Tallied his first professional regular season power play goal on Dec. 1 vs. Syracuse.
Made his professional debut on Mar. 31 vs. Adirondack … Notched his first professional point with a goal on Apr. 11 at Portland. ... Led Connecticut in playoff goals (five) and tied for the team lead in points (nine). ... Registered a six-game point streak from Apr. 21 at Bridgeport to May 7 vs. Norfolk (five goals, three assists), including a three-game goal streak and a three-game assist streak. ... Made his professional playoff debut on Apr. 19 at Bridgeport. ... Notched his first career playoff points with two goals on Apr. 21 at Bridgeport. ... Tallied four goals in back-to-back games on Apr. 21 at Bridgeport and Apr. 22 vs. Bridgeport.
Tied his career-highs in assists (41) and power play goals (11). ... Ranked third on the Quebec Remparts (QMJHL) in goals (29), assists, points (70), and power play goals, and tied for second in plus/minus rating (plus-13). ... Recorded 18 multi-point performances. ... Tallied an eight-game point streak from Sept. 13 vs. Acadie-Bathurst to Oct. 5 at Halifax (four goals, six assists). ... Registered 15 points (seven goals, eight assists) over a seven-game span from Dec. 31 vs. St. John to Jan. 13 at Cape Breton, including a career-high, five-point effort (three goals, two assists) on Jan. 13. ... Tied for second on the team in playoff points (three) and assists (two).
Established career-highs in goals (38), assists (41), points (79), power play goals (11), and penalty minutes (18). ... Led Moncton and tied for seventh in the league in goals, ranked second on the team in assists and power play goals, and ranked second on the club and tied for fifteenth in the league in points. ... Recorded a career-high 12-game point streak from Jan. 15 vs. Chicoutimi to Feb. 17 vs. Victoriaville (six goals, 10 assists). ... Tallied 11 points (eight goals, three assists) over a four-game span from Feb. 20 vs. Val-d’Or to Feb. 27 at Montreal. ... Registered a career-high 24 multi-point performances, including hat tricks on Nov. 28 at Shawinigan (three goals, one assist) and Dec. 14 vs. Cape Breton (three goals, one assist). ... Led the team in postseason assists (six) and points (six).
Established career-highs in games played (66) and plus/minus rating (plus-24) while making his QMJHL debut with Moncton. ... Named Wildcats’ Rookie of the Year. ... Ranked second on the team in goals (26), fourth in points (55), and tied for fourth in plus/minus rating (plus-24). ... Registered five goals and twelve assists for 17 points in 21 playoff games to help the Wildcats capture the President’s Cup for the QMJHL Championship. ... Tallied one assist in three contests at the 2010 Memorial Cup.
Skated with Slovakia at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship. ... Ranked second on the team with two goals in six tournament games. ... Tied for first in game-winning goals (one) and ranked second in power play goals (one).
Made international debut with Slovakia at the 2009 IIHF World U-18 Championship. ... Tied for the team lead in goals (two) and points (five), and tied for second in assists (three). ... Also notched one goal in seven games with Slovakia at the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship.
May 30, 2012
-- Signed by the Rangers as an undrafted free agent.