|BIRTHDATE:||May 17, 1989 (AGE 25)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Plattsburgh, NY, United States|
Was assigned to Albany (AHL) Dec. 13...Was recalled from Albany Dec. 12; posted 1a and 34 PIM in 23 contests at time of recall...2009-10: Spent last of four-plus seasons with Kitchener (OHL); served as captain the last two seasons....Tallied 6g-21a-27pts in 58 games; all scoring totals represented career highs...Skated in 20 playoff contests, adding 4g-9a-13pts, as team lost in Conference Finals to future Albany teammates A. Henrique and H. Young of Windsor...Played in 2009 OHL All-Star Game...Ranger teammates included former Devil draft pick M. Halischuk...Career OHL totals showed 11g-71a-82pts and 277 PIM in 235 games; added 5g-12a-17pts and 37 PIM in 37 playoff tilts.
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I kept refreshing the page on the NHL website after the second round and I was shocked he lasted that long. I'm sure the Coyotes were pretty happy to get him. He's such a good player and he plays big in big games.