|BIRTHPLACE:||Pittsburgh, PA, USA|
|DRAFTED:||CHI: 2011-43 overall|
2011-12: Split time between the Blackhawks and the Ontario Hockey League’s Saginaw Spirit … Started the season with the Blackhawks, registering three shots on goal in two regular-season tilts … Made his NHL debut at Dallas on Oct. 7, tallying 2 SOG in 13:05 of ice time … Recorded an assist and a +2 plus/minus rating in two career Stanley Cup Playoffs contests … Posted four hits and a +1 rating in 13:11 TOI in his NHL postseason debut in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. PHX on April 19 … Notched the first point of his NHL career with an assist in Game 5 at PHX on April 21 … Recorded career highs in goals (36), assists (42), points (76) and rating (+35) in 44 regular-season tilts with Saginaw … His +35 rating was tied for sixth in the OHL … Shared second on the club with 76 points (34G, 42A) and ranked second with 34 markers … Registered a postseason career-high 17 points (8G, 9A) in 12 contests … Paced the Spirit in points (17) and goals (8) and shared second on the club with nine helpers during the postseason.
2010-11: Ranked fifth on the Spirit with 55 points (27G, 28A) in 59 regular-season contests … Tied for second on the club with 27 goals and 12 power-play goals in his inaugural season in the OHL … Recorded his first OHL goal and assist for his first multi-point game at Erie on Sept. 25 … Netted a season-high three goals on Nov. 18 vs. Brampton for his first of two hat tricks during the campaign … Registered 12 points (3G, 9A) in 12 postseason tilts.
2009-10: Recorded 58 points (29G, 29A) in 63 contests with the U.S. National Team Development Program U18 team … Tallied 26 points (12G, 14A) in 24 regular-season games with the United States Hockey League’s USNTDP Juniors team.
2008-09: Recorded 29 goals and 18 helpers in 47 regular-season tilts with the North American Hockey League’s Mahoning Valley Phantoms … Finished the season with a 1.00 points-per-game average … Named the NAHL’s Rookie of the Year … Was selected to the All-NAHL team, the All-North division team and the All-Rookie team.
Posted six points (1G, 5A) and a team-high +8 rating in six games with Team USA at the 2012 World Junior Championship … Helped Team USA win a gold medal at the 2010 Under18 World Junior Championship, tallying six points (3G, 3A) in seven tournament games.