|BIRTHPLACE:||Belleville, ON, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||CHI: 2011-139 overall|
2011-12: Split time between the Blackhawks and the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs … Registered an NHL career-high 23 points (12G, 11A) in 37 regular-season tilts in his NHL debut … Ranked fourth among NHL rookies with .62 points per game (min. 35 GP) … Ranked 10th among league freshmen with an NHL career-high 12 goals … Ranked fifth on the club with 82 hits … Led NHL rookies with .32 goals per game (min. 30 GP) … Tallied an NHL career-high five shots on goal twice (Jan. 15 vs. SJS and April 7 at DET) … Recorded a career-long five-game point streak (4G, 4A) from March 16-25 … One of nine NHL rookies and five Western Conference freshmen to record a point streak of five or more games … Recorded the first overtime game-winning goal of his career on March 21 vs. VAN … Netted a career-high two goals and his first career three-point effort (2G, 1A), and added an NHL career-high three takeaways on March 18 vs. WSH … Posted an NHL career-high seven hits on March 11 vs. LAK … Netted the first goal of his NHL career on his first shot in his NHL debut on Jan. 5 at PHI … Made his NHL postseason game debut vs. PHX in the Western Conference Quarterfinals, recording 15 penalty minutes and eight shots on goal … Led Blackhawks rookies with seven hits … Missed three postseason tilts (April 17-21) due to suspension … Opened the 2011-12 regular season with the IceHogs, tallying 23 points (12G, 11A) in 38 regular-season games … Ranked fourth on the club with 99 PIM … Collected his first multi-goal (2G) game on Dec. 9 vs. Chicago … Tallied his first professional multi-point game (1G, 2A) on Nov. 25 vs. Peoria … Netted his first professional goal on Oct. 28 at Peoria … Registered his first professional point with an assist in his second game on Oct. 9 at Peoria.
2010-11: Tallied junior career highs in points (54), goals (22), assists (32) and penalty minutes (135) in 66 regular-season contests with the Ontario Hockey League’s Owen Sound Attack … Registered a junior career-best +17 plus/minus rating … Led the team with 135 PIM … Ranked third on the club with 10 goals and fourth with 17 points (10G, 7A) in 20 postseason appearances … Paced the Attack with 53 PIM en route to the OHL Championship … Paced all skaters at the 2011 Memorial Cup with seven points (2G, 5A) in four games … Named the OHL’s Hardest Working Player of the Year.
2009-10: Collected 11 goals and 25 assists in 68 regular-season tilts with the OHL’s Niagara IceDogs … Ranked fifth on the club with 36 points and paced the IceDogs with 129 PIM … Recorded 4 PIM in five postseason appearances with Niagara.
2008-09: Tallied 17 points (8G, 9A) in his rookie season with Niagara … Ranked second on Niagara with 97 PIM in 56 regular-season tilts … Posted his first OHL assist on Nov. 14 at Kitchener … Netted his first junior goal vs. Plymouth on Oct. 4 … Registered three points (2G, 1A) and 22 PIM in 12 postseason appearances.