Acquired: From TOR in exchange for the 43rd overall selection in the 2010 Entry Draft on June 26, 2010.
Drafted: TOR / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (60th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2011-12: Split time between the Blackhawks and the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs … Recorded an NHL career-high five goals and four assists in 31 regular-season games … Tallied his first NHL point with a goal on Jan. 2 vs. EDM … Made his NHL debut on Dec. 30 vs. DET … Appeared in two playoff games in his NHL postseason debut vs. PHX in the Western Conference Quarterfinals … Registered professional career highs in goals (7), assists (16) and points (23) in 33 regular-season tilts with the IceHogs.
2010-11: Made his professional debut with the IceHogs on March 31 vs. Lake Erie … Recorded two penalty minutes in seven regular-season tilts with Rockford … Ranked second on Hockey East’s Boston College Eagles with a collegiate career-high 21 goals and ranked third on the team with 33 points (21G, 12A) in 39 contests during his junior campaign … Registered at least one point (5G, 2A) in all five postseason appearances.
2009-10: Ranked fourth on the club with 22 assists and fifth with 35 points in 42 games as a sophomore while helping Boston College win the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship … Registered five points (3G, 2A) in four NCAA tournament tilts.
2008-09: Led Boston College freshmen and ranked fourth overall on the team with eight goals … Tallied 13 points (8G, 5A) in 36 games overall for the Eagles.
2007-08: Split the campaign between the United States National Team Development Program, where he posted 10 points (2G, 8A) in 19 games, and the United States Hockey League’s Lincoln Stars, where he logged 15 points (4G, 11A) in 21 regular-season games.
Skated for Team USA at the 2009 World Junior Championship, scoring two goals in six games … Won a silver medal with Team USA at the 2007 World U18 Junior Championship, logging three points (1G, 2A) in seven games … Competed for Team USA at the 2006 Ivan Hlinka U18 Tournament and the 2005 Four Nations Tournament.