2014-15: Posted 10-9-19 and 14 PIM in 28 games with Springfield (AHL) at time of recall on 12/30... Made season debut with CBJ, playing 9:30 10/31 vs. TOR.
2013-14: Recorded first career NHL point (assist) on Nov. 12 at Washington... Finished second on Springfield in scoring with 16-25-41.
Career: Made NHL debut on 2/18/14 at ANA... Recorded 5 blocked shots, 3 hits and 6 PIM in 5 GP with Columbus... Tallied 11-20-31 and a +15 rating in 64 GP with Falcons in 2012-13... Registered 30-26-56 in 136 GP in 4 seasons (2008-12) with Cornell (NCAA) Won Sam Woodside Award for overall career improvement by a Big Red senior in 2012... Won ECAC Hockey title in 2010.
He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.
— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter