2013-14: Recalled from Marlies (AHL) Oct. 24 ... Assigned to Marlies Oct. 23 ... Collected 1st NHL assist Oct. 22 vs. ANA ... Scored 1st NHL goal and named 2nd star Oct. 17 vs. CAR (Ward) ... Made NHL debut Oct. 10 at NSH ... Recalled from Marlies Oct. 9 ... Has played 3 games with Marlies collecting 1 assist ... Played 4 preseason games with the Leafs, collecting 4 pts (3g, 1a) with 10 shots.
2012-13: Played 34 games for Sudbury collecting 44 pts (19g, 25a) with 34 PIMs ... Named OHL Player of Week Oct. 7 with 6 goals in 3 games ... Played 2 games for OHL in CAN/RUS Subway Super Series ... Played 29 games for Kitchener collecting 29 pts (10g, 19a) with 18 PIMs ... Ranked 1st on Kitchener in total assists (44) and points (73) ... Played 10 playoff games for Kitchener collecting 12 pts (3g, 9a) with 8 PIMs ... Ranked 1st (tie) in playoff points ... Played 4 games for the Marlies (AHL) collecting 2 assists with 2 PIMs ... Played 3 playoff games for the Marlies collecting 1 assist.
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round