2013-14: 13 GP for Toronto Marlies (AHL) - 9 points (5g, 4a), 10 PIMs .. Assigned to the Marlies Apr. 13 .. Recalled from the Marlies 3 times .. Healthy scratch 4 times, most recently Mar. 16 at WSH .. Missed game Mar. 13 at LAK due to flu .. Missed 4 games (Feb. 1-8) due to foot injury ... Career highs in goals (2) and points (3), 1st star Dec. 14 vs. CHI ... 1st NHL multi-point game (1g, 1a), 3rd star Dec. 8 vs. BOS .. 1st Maple Leafs goal and point Nov. 21 vs. NSH (Mazanec) .. Made Maple Leafs debut Nov. 16 vs. BUF .. 4 GP for Anaheim - 1 goal, 2 PIMs .. 10 GP for Norfolk (AHL) - 9 pts (5g, 4a), 22 PIMs.
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