|BIRTHPLACE:||Bowmanville, ON, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||CHI: 2004-41 overall|
2011 Playoffs: Posted four points (2G, 2A) and a +4 rating in five games in the Western Conference Quarterfinals against Vancouver ... Missed Games 3 and 7 of the series after his wrist was cut with a skate in Game 2 ... Underwent surgery after Game 6.
2010-11 Regular Season: Recorded career highs in almost every statistical category while playing 78 regular-season games in his first full National Hockey League campaign ... Ranked ninth among NHL rookies with a career-best 17 goals and shared 12th place with 37 points (17G, 20A) ... Finished with 178 hits, second among club forwards ... Recorded five goals, seven assists and a +5 rating in 24 tilts against Central Division opponents ... Posted four multi-point games, all consisting of one goal and one assist ... Registered a career-best +3 rating in 18:48 of ice time on Dec. 22 vs. NSH ... Fired a career-high seven shots on goal on March 5 at MTL ... Logged a career-high 19:29 of ice time on Dec. 13 at COL ... Compiled a career-long six-game point streak (4G, 3A) from Dec. 13-26 ... Notched goals in three consecutive games from Dec. 13-17 ... Tallied seven points (5G, 2A) over a six-game stretch from Dec. 5-17 ... Posted the first multi-point game of his NHL career with two points (G, A) on Dec. 8 vs. DAL ... Missed one game due to injury (March 17).
2011-12: Registered 24 points (9G, 15A) in 71 regular-season contests in his second full NHL campaign … Posted an NHL career-high 48 penalty minutes … Paced club forwards and ranked second among all Blackhawks with 128 hits … Tallied nine points (3G, 6A) and a +6 plus/minus rating in 20 matchups against the Central Division … Notched two multi-point outings, registering two points (1G, 1A) against MTL on Dec. 21 and an NHL career-best three points (1G, 2A) on March 18 vs. WSH … Recorded four points (2G, 2A) during a season-long four-game point streak from Oct. 8-18 … Tallied two separate three-game point streaks, posting three assists from Feb. 18-21 and five points (1G, 4A) from March 16-20 … Tied a career high with 7 SOG on March 31 at NSH … Logged a regular-season career-high 19:32 of ice time against COL on Oct. 22 … Shared the team lead with two goals in a career-high six postseason appearances in the Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. PHX … Paced all Blackhawks skaters with a playoff career-high 32 hits … Netted his first career multi-point playoff game with a power-play goal and overtime tally in Game 2 at PHX on April 14 … His game-winner in extra time was the first of his NHL career (regular or postseason) … Recorded seven hits and a regular- and postseason career-high 19:42 TOI in Game 3 vs. PHX on April 17.
2010-11: Recorded NHL career highs in almost every statistical category in 78 regular-season games in his first full NHL campaign … Ranked ninth among NHL rookies with a career-best 17 goals and shared 12th with 37 points (17G, 20A) … Matched career high with 20 assists … Finished with 178 hits, second among club forwards … Tallied five goals, seven assists and a +5 plus/minus rating in 24 tilts against Central Division opponents … Posted four multi-point efforts, all consisting of one goal and one assist … Fired a career-high seven shots on goal on March 5 at MTL … Matched a career-long six-game point streak (4G, 3A) from Dec. 13-26 … Notched goals in three consecutive games from Dec. 13-17 … Tallied seven points (5G, 2A) over a six-game stretch from Dec. 5-17 … Posted the first multi-point game of his NHL career with two points (1G, 1A) on Dec. 8 against DAL … Missed one game due to injury (March 17) … Recorded two goals, two assists and four points in five games vs. VAN in the 2011 Western Conference Quarterfinals … Tallied two points (1G, 1A) and an NHL career-high +4 rating in 13:27 of ice time in Game 4 at the United Center.
2009-10: Posted four points (3G, 1A) and a +4 rating in 16 regular-season contests with the Blackhawks … Recorded all three of his goals in one-goal victories for Chicago … Netted the only goal in a 1-0 win at VAN on Nov. 22 for his first goal of the season … Tallied in a 5-4 shootout win in CBJ on Feb. 14 … Paced rookie forwards in the organization with 15 games played … Recorded one assist, 2 PIM and a +3 rating in four contests in his career Stanley Cup Playoffs debut … Registered the first point of his NHL postseason career with an assist in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on April 22 at NSH … Ranked fifth on the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs with 16 goals and added 15 assists in 65 games … Tallied a season-high three points (1G, 2A) on Feb. 3 vs. Grand Rapids … Registered four of his five multi-point games after Feb. 1.
2007-08: Held scoreless and posted 2 PIM in four games with the Blackhawks … Ranked third on Rockford with 19 goals and sixth with 20 assists and 39 points, all career highs, in 73 regular-season contests … Shared fourth on the club with six power-play goals … Posted professional career highs with four points (2G, 2A) and a +5 rating on April 5 against San Antonio, one of five times he registered multiple points … Set career-long six-game point streak from Dec. 15-26, tallying two goals and four helpers … Posted three assists and five points in 12 playoff games, including two assists and three points on May 3 against Chicago.
2006-07: Made his NHL debut, notching his first two career goals in three tilts with the Blackhawks … Recorded a goal in his debut on April 5 against DET in a 3-2 shootout win … Netted his second goal in his third outing on April 8 at DAL … Notched 10 goals, 15 assists, 25 points and 66 PIM in 48 contests with the AHL’s Norfolk Admirals … Dished out a career-high three assists in his first professional contest on Oct. 14 against Springfield … Started his professional career with points in four straight games, notching two goals and six assists … Matched a season high with three points (1G, 2A) on Jan. 13 against Albany … Compiled a season-best +4 rating and tallied a goal on Nov. 25 against Philadelphia.
2005-06: Split his final junior season with the Ottawa 67’s and Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League, sharing ninth in the league with 45 goals and 18th with 83 points, both junior career bests, in 67 regular-season games … Led Windsor with 17 goals … Ranked second in assists with 16 and points with 33 in 26 contests … Paced the Spitfires with five goals and ranked second with 10 points in seven playoff outings … Tied an OHL season high with an eight-game point streak from Nov. 13-Dec. 2, collecting 11 goals and seven assists for the 67’s … Netted a goal in seven straight games with Ottawa from Dec. 9-30, the second-longest streak of its kind that season (8G) … Third on the club with 28 goals and fifth in points with 50.
2004-05: Ranked sixth on Ottawa with 54 points (22G, 32A) … Tied for fifth with an OHL career-high 95 PIM … Helped the 67’s to the OHL Final and a berth in the Memorial Cup with 12 assists, 17 points and 32 PIM in 21 postseason contests.
2003-04: Shared third on Ottawa with 20 goals and ranked ninth with 36 points in 58 regular-season contests … Tallied three goals and racked up 11 PIM in seven playoff outings.
2002-03: Made his OHL debut, totaling seven goals and 17 points in 50 regular-season outings, both third-best among Ottawa rookies … Recorded eight points (5G, 3A) and 12 PIM in 20 postseason tilts to help the squad reach the OHL Final.