ORIGIN: LETHBRIDGE AB (CANADA)
|LAST GOAL:||04/02/2013 (vs. HAMILTON)||LAST ASSIST:||11/02/2013 (vs. CHICAGO)|
|GAME POINTS:||1 (11/02/2013)||+/- :||1 (11/29/2013)|
|SHOTS:||2 (11/29/2013)||PIM:||10 (11/02/2013)|
- Winner of the 2013 Fred T. Hunt Memorial Trophy as the AHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship, determination and dedication to hockey.
- Missed slightly more than 3 months of last season because of cancer treatment.
- In second professional season after combining for 37 games last year between the Barons and ECHL Stockton.
- Had 7 goals and 5 assists in 11 games for ECHL Stockton while returning from cancer treatment, including 3 game-winning goals (1 in OT), 3 power play goals and a +7 rating.
- Scored first AHL goal March 29 at Peoria into an empty net to seal a 4-2 win.
- Spent 3 seasons with the WHL's Regina Pats, where he was third on the team in scoring in his final campaign, 2011-12, with 49 points.
- Led Regina defensemen in scoring in 2011-12 with 13 goals and 36 assists in 69 games.
- Joined the Barons 3 seasons ago on an Amateur Tryout (ATO) after completing his next-to-last season with the Regina Pats of the WHL.
- Played one regular-season game and one playoff game for the Barons in 2010-11.
- In 2009-10, was the Regina Pats' Rookie of the Year after leading the team in plus-minus (+15) and ranking third in assists (33).
- Selected by Edmonton in the sixth round (162nd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
- Captained the Oilers' entry at the 2013 Young Stars Tournament in Penticton, B.C.
- Opened the season with the Barons, playing in each of the first 2 games.
- Received NHL promotion Oct. 8, but did not play for the Oilers and was returned to OKC Oct. 11.