Notes: Missed games: Has not missed any 2012-13 regular season games due to injury ... .
2011-12: Completed his third season of major junior hockey with Plymouth (OHL) registering new major junior career highs in goals (38), assists (44) and points (82) ... Ranked first among Whalers in goals and points while tying for the team-lead in assists ... Led the Whalers in post-season scoring with 15 points despite missing six of the team’s 13 playoff contests due to injury ... Recognized as the team’s most valuable player for the second consecutive season ... Presented with the team’s Barbara Mohrlock Memorial Award as Fan Favorite ... Ranked 11th among OHL players in goals and tied for 13th in overall league scoring ... Registered two five-point contests in Plymouth’s opening-round playoff defeat of Guelph ... Signed an entry-level contract with Ottawa on Dec. 29.
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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.