|BIRTHPLACE:||Winston-Salem, NC, USA|
|DRAFTED:||CHI: 2008-169 overall|
-Appeared in all 37 of Boston College’s (Hockey East) games, collecting 11 assists and 17 points during his junior year … Tied for sixth on the club with 17 points … Tallied one point in each of BC’s first five contests of the season.
2011-12: Split time between the Blackhawks and the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs … Notched two goals in 13 regular-season appearances with the Blackhawks … Posted six hits and five blocked shots … Registered 31 points (15G, 16A) and a +2 plus/minus rating in 38 regular-season games with the IceHogs … Recorded 10 penalty minutes … Missed 14 AHL games (March 15-April 14) due to injury.
2010-11: Split time between the Blackhawks and Rockford … Netted one goal and accrued a +1 rating in six regular-season tilts with Chicago in his NHL debut … Recorded the first point of his NHL career with a goal on April 8 at DET … Made his NHL debut on Oct. 29 against EDM … Tallied three goals in seven postseason appearances vs. VAN in the Western Conference Quarterfinals … Recorded the first multi-point game of his NHL career, posting two goals in Game 2 at VAN on April 15 … Netted the game-winner in overtime of Game 6 on April 24 vs. VAN to force Game 7… Ranked second on the IceHogs with 19 goals and eighth with 31 points (19G, 12A) in 63 regular-season contests.
2009-10: Skated in three games with Rockford, tallying one assist … Served as an alternate captain for Hockey East’s Boston College and helped the Eagles to the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship … Shared third on the club with 16 goals and ranked fourth with 37 points in 42 games as a senior … Was named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2010 NCAA Tournament after notching six points (3G, 3A) in four contests.
2008-09: Appeared in all 37 of Boston’s games, tying for sixth on the club with 17 points (6G, 11A) during his junior year.
2007-08: Helped Boston College capture the 2008 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship, appearing in all 44 games during his sophomore year … Ranked second on the club with 25 goals and third with 50 points … Named to the Frozen Four’s All-Tournament Team after tallying five points (2G, 3A) in two games … Tallied three multi-goal games, including his first collegiate career hat trick on Dec. 1 at Boston University … Named to the All-Tournament Team at the Dodge Holiday Classic.
2006-07: Skated in all 42 of Boston’s games as a freshman, racking up 18 points (10G, 8A), while helping the team reach the 2007 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship game … Earned the club’s Outstanding Freshman Award … Recorded 10 of his 18 points (4G, 6A) in eight postseason tilts, including four with two or more points … Captured Hockey East Rookie of the Month honors for April … Netted his first collegiate point with a goal on Nov. 17 at Northeastern.