|BIRTHPLACE:||Madison, WI, USA|
|DRAFTED:||CHI: 2005-7 overall|
|Regular Season: Registered one goal and five penalty minutes in eight games over two stints with the Blackhawks this season, which includes appearing in the squad's first six regular-season matchups from Oct. 10 to 19 ... Tied for second on Rockford (AHL) with 20 goals and finished fourth with 45 points, both career highs, despite appearing in just 58 of the club's 80 regular-season games.|
2009-10: Registered a goal and an assist in six regular-season games with the Blackahawks … Posted his first goal of the campaign on Oct. 14 against Edmonton … Collected an assist on Oct 15. at Nashville … Ranked second on Rockford with a professional career-high 23 goals, and third with a career-best 49 points, in 62 regular-season contests with the AHL’s IceHogs … Collected two assists while representing Rockford in the AHL All-Star Game on Jan. 19 … Compiled a season-long five-game point streak (2G, 4A) from Nov. 21 to Dec. 2 … Registered 15 multi-point outings during the season … Recorded a season-high three points on Dec. 31 against Houston and on March 13 at Manitoba.
2008-09: Registered one goal and five penalty minutes in eight regular-season games over two stints with the Blackhawks, which includes appearing in the squad’s first six regular-season matchups from Oct. 10 to 19 ... Tied for second on Rockford (AHL) with 20 goals and finished fourth with 45 points, both career highs, despite appearing in just 58 of the club’s 80 regular-season games … Registered points in a season-high seven consecutive games with the IceHogs from Nov. 15 to 29, collecting five goals and five assists during that span … Posted multiple points 10 times, which includes a season-high three (G, 2A) on Jan. 3 against Chicago … Netted two goals in a game twice (Oct. 26 and Nov. 22) … Tallied a goal in a season-high three straight games from Jan. 3 to 9 … Recorded nine points (4G, 5A) in a five-game stretch from Jan. 3 to 13 … Registered at least one shot in 56 of his 58 tilts with Rockford, which includes 11 on Oct. 24 against Norfolk and 12 on Jan. 7 at Grand Rapids.
2007-08: Made his NHL debut in 16 games with the Blackhawks, notching three goals and two assists … Racked up 34 points (16 goals, 18 assists) and 44 penalty minutes in 59 regular-season contests with the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs … Tallied two goals, three points and six penalty minutes in 12 playoff tilts with the IceHogs … Netted his first career NHL points with a goal and an assist on Jan. 8 at Montreal … Matched a season-high with two points (one goal, one assist) on Jan. 16 against St. Louis, which included his first-ever goal at the United Center … Posted professional career highs with three goals and four points on March 9 in Rockford’s 4-3 win over the Iowa Stars.
2005-06: In his freshman season with the Badgers, he was one of six skaters with double figures in goals (13) … Named to the 2006 NCAA Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team ... Scored the overtime game-winning tally in Badger debut vs. St. Lawrence Oct. 7 ... Scored the game-winning goal at 11:13 in the third overtime in the Badgers' 1-0 NCAA Midwest Regional Final victory over Cornell March 26, which propelled the team to it's first Frozen Four appearance since 1992.