CAREER: In the 3rd season of a 3-year entry-level contract...2013 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids...2013 Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (Playoff MVP) after 16-5-21 in 24 GP...2012 World Championship silver medal with Slovakia...Represented Slovakia at 2009 and 2010 WJC and 2014 Olympics.
2013-14: Led the team in shots (158) and finished 2nd in goals (19) despite being a healthy scratch for 8 of DET's first 9 games...Finished 3rd on the team with a +12 rating and tied for 4th in GWGs, in addition to 2 SO winners...Finished the season on a 3-game pt. streak, his 5th such streak of the season...Registered 3 straight 2-pt. games, 3/23-3/27...Had a pair of 2-goal games (12/4 vs. PHI and 3/27 vs. MTL)...Had a 3-game goal streak, 1/4-1/11...Multi-point games: 11
OTHER: Scored his 1st NHL goal in his 1st game on his 1st shot, 12/31/10 vs. NYI...Debuted as the youngest player in the AHL at 18, becoming the 1st DET drafted player to begin the season in GR the same year he was drafted.
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