2013-14: Recorded an assist at CBJ, Apr. 8…Earned an assist at PIT, Mar. 25…Had an assist at NYR, Mar. 24…Tallied an assist at WSH, Mar. 8…Notched an assist vs. MTL, Mar. 6…Earned an assist vs. STL, Mar. 3…Played in his 100th career NHL game at DAL, Feb. 8…Tallied an assist at CGY, Jan. 22…Earned an assist vs. MIN, Jan. 9…Recorded 1-1-2 vs. CGY, Jan. 7…Notched an assist vs. EDM, Dec. 31…Tallied an assist at ANA, Dec. 28…Registered an assist vs. CHI, Nov. 30…Scored a goal vs. COL, Nov. 21…Scored a goal vs. TBL, Nov. 16…Recorded his 1st career multi-goal game with 2-0-2 at CHI, Nov. 14…Scored a goal at ANA, Nov. 6…Scored a goal vs. EDM, Oct. 26.
2012-13: Recorded 5-4-9 with a plus-2 rating in a career-high 40 games…Scored his 1st goal of the season at CGY, Feb. 24…Made his season debut and skated in 18:00 of ice time with 3 hits vs. CBJ, Jan. 23…Collected 6-22-28 in 36 games with Portland (AHL).
NOTES: Signed a three-year contract with the Coyotes on July 5, 2013.
WHL East Second All-Star Team (2009) WHL East First All-Star Team (2010)
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp