2013-14: Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL) Oct. 9 ... Recalled from the Marlies Oct. 7 ... Assigned to the Marlies Oct. 6 ... Made NHL debut Oct. 5 vs. OTT ... Recalled from the Marlies Oct. 4 ... Played 7 preseason games, collecting 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) with 20 penalty minutes.
2012-13: Played 22 games for the Toronto Marlies (AHL) collecting 5 points (2 goals, 3 assists) with 41 penalty minutes ... Played 12 games for San Francisco (ECHL) collecting 1 goal and 45 penalty minutes.
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