Career: Made NHL debut on 10/7/11 vs. NSH… Scored 1st career NHL goal/GWG on 10/25/11 vs. DET (opposing goalie: T. Conklin)…Won Silver with Team Canada at the 2011 IIHF World Jr. Championships (7GP-3G-5A-8P, Tournament All-Star) in Buffalo, NY… Spent 2 seasons with Portland Winterhawks (WHL), tallying 134GP-65G-96A-161P… Named 1st Team Western Conf. All-Star in 2010-11... Selected by Portland in the 7th round (150th overall) of the '07 WHL Bantam Draft.
2013-14: Led CBJ in goals/points, SOG (237), FOW (692), 1st goals (8) and multipoint games (16)... Became 3rd player in CBJ history to reach 30-goal plateau, netting OT/GWG on 3/29 at CAR... Had career-high 9-game point streak, 11/29-12/16 (4G-7A-11P).
2012-13: Tallied 5G-7A-12P in 40 games with CBJ... Led CBJ in FOW (272)... Skated in 100th career NHL game on 4/12 vs. STL.
Personal: Nickname: ‘Joey’… Favorite player growing up: Joe Thornton... Favorite TV shows: Suits, Sons of Anarchy.
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There was a lot of talk off the ice. From a player's standpoint, that's not the talk in the room. GMs make decisions, coaches make decisions, but as a team you have to come together and be ready to go, and we are.