|NUMBER:||18||BIRTHDATE:||July 3, 1989|
|HEIGHT:||5' 9"||BIRTHPLACE:||Calgary, AB, Canada|
- Was recalled from Lake Erie (AHL) on March 4 and made his NHL debut that night in Minnesota.
- Reassigned to Lake Erie on March 20.
- Is in his first professional season.
- Was acquired from the San Jose Sharks organization at the trade deadline.
- Tallied 30 points (10g/20a) in 42 combined AHL games between the Lake Erie Monsters and Worcester Sharks.
- Was tied for second on Worcester with 30 points (10g/20a) in 40 games prior to the trade.
- Played three seasons at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA), where he helped the Bulldogs to the 2011 NCAA championship.
For me, it's a great win for our hockey team and for a lot of people back in Columbus, especially our fans in particular … people who have been devoted to this organization, it's big.