Born : Calgary, Alberta, June 10, 1986
Catches : Left
Weight : 200 lbs.
Height : 6' 3"
Last Amateur Club : Alaska Nanooks (CCHA)
Drafted by Pittsburgh in the 5th round (125th overall) in 2006
Acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins for Pittsburgh' 5th round choice, 151st overall (Traded to Toronto - Later traded to NY Rangers - Andy Bathgate) in the 2009 Entry Draft
Lost to the Phoenix Coyotes as a free agent
First game as a Ranger December 30, 2009 vs Philadelphia.
Named on the CCHA First All-Star Team with the Alaska Nanooks, 2009 ... Named CCHA Player of the year with the Alaska Nanooks, 2009 ... Named on the NCAA West Second All-Star Team with the Alaska Nanooks, 2009.