ORIGIN: CALGARY AB (CANADA)
|LAST GOAL:||01/05/2013 (vs. MILWAUKEE)||LAST ASSIST:||12/31/2012 (vs. TEXAS)|
|GOALS:||3 (12/27/2012)||ASSISTS:||3 (12/31/2012)|
|GAME POINTS:||3 (12/31/2012)||+/- :||3 (11/25/2012)|
|SHOTS:||10 (12/28/2012)||PIM:||10 (11/02/2012)|
- Played 3 seasons with Windsor of the Ontario Hockey League, winning Memorial Cups each of his last 2 seasons with the Spitfires (2009 and 2010).
- The first two-time winner (2009-10) of the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as Memorial Cup tournament MVP.
- Represented Canada at the 2010 World Junior Championship in Saskatoon (silver medal) along with current teammates Jordan Eberle and Colten Teubert.
- Finished tied for second on the 2010 Canadian World Junior team with 12 points, 1 behind Eberle.
- Spent the past 2 seasons with the Edmonton Oilers, playing 126 games while scoring 49 goals with 46 assists.
- Tallied first NHL goal against Steve Mason Oct. 28, 2010 at Columbus.
- Has missed a potential 38 games over his first 2 seasons because of various injuries.
- Rookie season ended March 3, 2011 because of a left high ankle sprain sustained in a fight with Columbus' Derek Dorset.
- Sidelined between Nov. 26 and Dec. 15, 2012 with a shoulder injury.
- Sustained a 30-stitch cut above his left eye when accidentally stepped on by teammate Corey Potter's skate warmup Jan. 17, 2012 at Columbus, missing that game and the next.
- Played his final game of last season on March 16, exiting that contest vs. Calgary with a concussion.
- Missed final month of the 2011-12 regular season primarily because of surgery to repair the labrum in his left shoulder.
- Selected by Edmonton with the first overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
- Made AHL and season debut Nov. 2 vs. Houston, scoring 38 seconds after the opening faceoff on his first shift.
- Turned in back-to-back 3-point games, Nov. 21 and 24.
- Collected 3 assists Nov. 24 at Charlotte and Dec. 31 vs. Texas.
- CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 25, collecting 1 goal and 7 assists in 3 games that week.
- Recorded his first Barons hat trick Dec. 27 at Texas.