2012 CQF: Has not yet played ... Playoff Notes: Is looking to play his first NHL playoff game in his 1st NHL season
2011-12 Notes: Spent most of the season in Providence/AHL where he led that team in scoring w/18-30=48 totals in 69 gp ... Recalled once to Boston from 2/20-27 ... Played his 1st NHL game on 2/22 in St. Louis and scored his 1st NHL goal/point on 2/25 in Ottawa
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2008) CCHA First All-Star Team (2009, 2011) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2009, 2011)
Signed as a free agent by Boston, April 7, 2011. Traded to Columbus by Boston for Blake Parlett, February 7, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 2, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 1, 2015.
You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.
— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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