Skated in 7:07 of ice time at STL, Nov. 12…Recalled from Portland (AHL) on Nov. 12…Ranked 2nd on the team in scoring with 3-5-8 in 10 games at the time of his recall.
Played in 5 games with PHX, recording 2 PIM…Posted 29-18-47 and 98 PIM in 68 games with Portland (AHL)…His 29 goals led the Pirates, all AHL rookies and ranked 9th overall in the AHL…Led the team, all AHL rookies and ranked 3rd in the AHL with 14 PPG…Made his NHL debut on Mar. 4, becoming just the 6th native Texan to play in the NHL (Brian Leetch, Mike Christie, Tyler Myers, Zach Redmond, Jon Rheault).
Played at the University of Michigan from 2009-12…Posted a career-high 29 points (12-17-29) in 38 games during his junior season...Had 34-46-80 in 125 career games with the Wolverines…Won a bronze medal with Team USA at 2011 World Junior Championship in Buffalo, N.Y., where he posted 2 goals and one assist in 6 games…Won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2009 IIHF World Under-18 Championship.
I don't think today was my most solid game that I've had, some rebounds here and there. I know there's a lot of work to do, not every game is going to go as good as these last few. I've just got to make sure I keep working and keep trying to get better.
— Los Angeles Kings goaltender Martin Jones after stopping 38 of 39 shots in a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs