|BIRTHDATE:||July 12, 1989|
|HEIGHT:||6' 3"||BIRTHPLACE:||Utica, NY, United States|
|WEIGHT:||220||DRAFTED:||NJD / 2007 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||3rd (79th overall)|
Has seen action in two straight; recalled from Alb. (AHL) Feb. 14, but DNP that night at Buf...AHL totals show 5g-6a-11pts & 24 PIM in 25 appearances over 3 stints...Recorded last NHL point with goal Dec. 10 vs. Mtl...Began campaign by appearing in 18 straight contests through Nov. 19...Notched 2nd multiple-point game/1st career multi-goal contest with 2g Nov. 15 at Bos...Also had 2a Oct. 10 vs. Car...In '10-11, played in 43 NHL games & 26 AHL contests during 2nd pro season…Finished 1st among Devils’ rookies with 9g; 2nd with 17pts…Was 2nd on squad & 1st among forwards with +9 mark…Totals included points in back-to-back games twice, most recently Mar. 30-Apr. 1 (1g-2a-3pts)…Notched 1st career NHL goal into an EN Jan. 9 vs. TB…Played in career-high 34 straight contests Jan. 26 through end of regular-season schedule Apr. 10…Represented U.S. at World Championships for 1st-ever international action.
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