2014-15: Registered an assist in first career NHL game Oct. 8 vs. Montreal. Left midway through the game on Oct. 17 against Detroit as result of a high ankle sprain. Loaned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL) for purposes of conditioning on Nov. 28. Collected one goal during three-game conditioning stint before being activated from IR on Dec. 6.
Season Stats: Home: 4 GP, 0-1-1 Road: 2 GP, 0-0-0
Career as a Maple Leaf: 6 GP, 0-1-1
Career Highs (single game)
Goals - N/A
Assists - 1 (10/08/14 vs. MTL)
Points - 1 (10/08/14 vs. MTL)
2009-10: Named CHL First Team All-Star while leading the entire CHL in scoring (107 points) Won a Silver Medal with Team Canada at the U20 World Junior Hockey Championships (played with Nazem Kadril) Won WHL Championship with Calgary Led all WHL players in playoff points (30)
2013-14: Split season between Manchester (AHL) and Toronto (AHL)...On combined season totals ranked 3rd on Marlies in assists
WHL East First All-Star Team (2009, 2010) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2010
Traded to Toronto by Los Angeles for Andrew Crescenzi, January 22, 2014.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic