Career: Served as Team Captain for Silver Medal-winning Team Ontario at 2010 World U17 Hockey Challenge... Has represented Canada at the 2011 U18 Junior World Cup (Gold) as well as the 2012 (Bronze) & 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships... Recorded 111G-135A-246P in 227 career OHL games with Oshawa from 2009-13... Served as Generals' Team Captain from 2011-13... Named to OHL 1st All-Rookie Team in 2010.
2013-14: Scored 1st & 2nd career NHL goals on 10/17 at MTL, becoming the 1st NHL player since D. Penner (on 11/30/05) to score his 1st 2 career goals on the PP in the same game.
2012-13: Named OHL 3rd Team All-Star... Finished 3rd in OHL with 45 goals and 10th with 82 points... Assigned to Falcons on 4/11... Tallied 3G-1A-4P in 5 AHL regular season games... Led all Springfield forwards in playoff scoring with 2G-3A-5P in 8GP.
Personal: Favorite player growing up was Mike Modano... Favorite MLB team is Toronto... Favorite movie is Dumb & Dumber... Favorite TV show is Homeland.
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My mindset going into a shootout? Don't let them score.