CAREER: Had 24-13-37, 80 PIM, +12 in 30 games with Niagara (OHL) in 2007-08? Missed 22 games due to a shoulder injury suffered at 2008 World Jr. Championships? Helped Canada win gold medal? Appeared in two playoff games for Syracuse (AHL), making pro debut Apr. 26 at Manitoba? Had 43-32-75, 115 PIM, +31 in 64 games with Mississauga (OHL) in 2006-07? Selected to play in the 2007 CHL Top Prospects Game and played in the OHL All-Star Game, where he won the fastest skater competition.
OHL Second All-Star Team (2008)
Traded to Philadelphia by Columbus for Michael Ratchuk, October 20, 2009. Traded to Los Angeles by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 6th round choice (Tomas Hyka) in 2012 Entry Draft for futture considerations, October 12, 2011.