2013-14: Had an assist vs. MTL, Mar. 6…Played in his career-high 47th game of the season vs. VAN, Mar. 4…Tallied an assist at WPG, Feb. 27…Had an assist vs. PIT, Feb. 1…Blocked 5 shots vs. PHI, Jan. 4…Registered an assist vs. SJS, Dec. 27…Had 5 shots at VAN, Dec. 6…Recorded an assist at EDM, Dec. 3…Notched an assist at MIN, Nov. 27…Skated in a season-high 23:33 of ice time at CHI, Nov. 14…Blocked 4 shots at STL, Nov. 12…Scored his 1st goal of the season vs. EDM, Oct. 26.
2012-13: Led the team with a plus-8 rating…Played in 30 games with PHX, recording 1-5-6 and 12 PIM…Ranked 5th on the team with 57 blocked shots…Scored the GDG in his 1st career shootout attempt at CHI, Apr. 20…Recorded an assist in back-to-back games on Mar. 28 at NSH and Mar. 30 at SJS…Skated in a season-high 24:49 of ice time at LAK, Mar. 19.
NOTES: Began his professional career with the Arizona Sundogs (Prescott, AZ) in the CHL (2007-08)…Helped lead the Sundogs to the 2008 President’s Cup Championship.
WHL East Second All-Star Team (2007)
Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 19, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Arizona (CHL), October 2, 2012.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season