Was placed on waivers Jan. 2...Recalled from Albany (AHL) Dec. 30...Played in six straight games with NJ Dec. 4-13...Made season debut & recorded first NHL a/pt. Nov. 6 at StL...Is 4th on A-Devils with 7g in 21 games; posted back-to-back 2g games Oct. 21 vs. WBS and Oct. 24 at Hfd...2013-14: Appeared in 15 games with NJ & 59 for Alb...Played in seven straight NHL games twice: Apr. 1-13 & Jan. 3-14...Made NHL debut Jan. 3 vs. Chi...Was third on A-Devils with 23g-18a-41pts; led club with 23g/7 PPG (tie, R. Boucher)...Posted two career-high 4-point games: 2g-2a Nov. 30 vs. Bri. & 3g-1a-4pts Nov. 8 at WBS for his first professional hat trick...Had points in career-high five straight games Feb. 21-Mar. 2 (5g-1a-6pts)...Appeared in 61 AHL games in 2012-13, registering 13g-13a-26pts Scored first professional career goal (PS) Oct. 9, '11 vs. Bri...Spent 4 seasons, '07-11, at U. New Hampshire...Served as captain during senior season, while leading Hockey East with 33a; was fifth with 48 points.
Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, April 6, 2011.