|BIRTHPLACE:||Vancouver, BC, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||ATL: 2009-4 overall|
First NHL Game: 10/3/09 vs. TB
First NHL Goal: 10/8/09 at STL (Mason)br /> First NHL Assist: 10/3/09 vs. TB
Most Goals, Game: 2 (4x), last - 2/11/11 vs. NYR
Most Assists, Game: 2 (2x), last - 2/3/11 vs. CGY
Most Points, Game: 3 (2x), last - 2/11/11 vs. NYR (2g, 1a)br /> Most Penalty Minutes, Game: 10, 12/10/10 vs. COL
Most Shots, Game: 8 (2x), last - 12/16/10 vs. CAR
Most Time On Ice, Game: 12:19, 2/19/11 at EDM
Longest Point Scoring Streak: 4 games, 10/23/10-10/30/10 (3g, 2a)
Longest Goal Scoring Streak: 2 games (5x), last – 2/7/11-2/11/11 (3g)b>
Longest Assist Streak: 3 games, 3/12/11-3/17/11 (3a)br /> Hat Tricks: None
Multiple-Point Games: 12 (2, 3-point; 10, 2-point)br /> Penalty Shots: 1-3, last - 3/19/11 at BUF (0-1 vs. Miller)br /> Shootout Attempts: 0-4, 0.0%
|2011-12: Tallied a career-high 57 points (30G, 27A) after 74 games with the Jets... Played
his first game as a Winnipeg Jet on Oct. 9 vs. MTL (1-5L)… Scored his first goal as a Jet on
Oct. 22 vs. CAR (5-3W)… Scored two goals, his first multi-goal game of the season on Oct.
31 at FLA (4-3SOW)… Attempted and missed a penalty shot on Nov. 3 at NYI (3-0W)… Scored
the game-winner in overtime on Dec. 29 vs. LAK (1-0 OTW)… Earned his 100th NHL point with
an assist on Jan. 7 at BUF (2-1 OTW)… Scored two goals, added an assist, and notched the
shootout winner on Feb. 16 at MIN (4-3SOW)… Scored two goals and added two assists for
a four-point night on Mar. 1 vs. FLA (7-0W)… Played in his 200th NHL game and scored a goal
on Mar. 9 at CGY (3-5L)… Scored his 30th goal of the season on Apr. 3 vs. FLA (5-4OTW)… At
20 years old, the NHL’s youngest 30-goal scorer in 2011-12.
2010-11: Ranks third on the team with 19 goals and second with 228 shots on goal ... Leads the team with 153 hits ... Tied a career-high with three points (2g, 1a) on 2/11 vs. NYR, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals in the third period ... Tallied a season-high two assists on 2/3 vs. CGY ... Registered an assist in his 100th career NHL game on 12/21 vs. St. Louis ... Posted back-to-back multiple-point games (2g, 2a) from 12/16 - 12/18 ... Had a career-high four-game point streak (3g, 2a) from 10/23 - 10/30 ... Has posted two-goal games on three occasions this season, most recently on 2/11 vs. NYR.
2009-10: Recorded 26 points (14g, 12a) in 66 games during his rookie season ... Tied for third on the team with three game-winning goals ... Ranked seventh among league rookies in goals and was tied for 12th in points ... Made his NHL debut and earned his first career point (1a) on 10/3 vs. TB ... Scored his first career goal, the game-winning tally, on 10/8 at STL ... Recorded five points (3g, 2a) over his first eight games from 10/3-10/24 ... Took a season-high six shots on goal on 10/29 vs. WSH ... Earned five points (3g, 2a) over a two-game span from 11/12-11/13, including a season-high three points (2g, 1a) and his first-career shorthanded goal on 11/13 vs. LA ... Collected points in back-to-back games (1g,1a) on 1/19 and 1/21 ... Tallied three assists over a two-game stretch from 1/26-1/28 ... Recorded three points (2g, 1a) over two games from 2/12-2/13 ... Missed 15 games with a foot injury from 3/7-4/3.
2008-09: Tallied 96 points (48g, 48a) and a plus-51 rating in 61 games with the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League ... Set career-highs in points, goals, assists, power play goals (23) ... Led the WHL in power play goals, ranked second in goals and game- winning goals (10), and was fourth overall in points ... Was named to the WHL Western Conference First All-Star Team and appeared in the CHL Top Prospects Game ... Began the season with points in 22 consecutive games, posting 38 points (15g, 23a), including a career- high five points (3g, 2a) on 10/10 vs. Kelowna ... Tied his career-high for points and set a new career-high for goals with five points (4g, 1a) on 12/10 vs. Seattle ... Recorded his third hat trick of the season and added one assist on 1/21 at Kelowna ... Recorded a 10-game point streak from 2/7-2/25, earning 17 points (8g, 9a) during that span ... Tallied his fourth hat trick of the season on 2/21 at Kamloops ... Added 15 points (7g, 8a) in 17 WHL post-season games ... Finished third on the Giants in playoff scoring ... Posted a playoff-high two points seven times during the playoffs.
2007-08: Posted 41 points (24g, 17a) in a career-high 65 games dur- ing his first full-season with the Giants ... Was nominated for the WHL Rookie of the Year Award ... Recorded two assists in his season-debut on 9/21 at Portland ... Scored his first goal of the season on 9/26 at Kelowna and earned his first-career two-goal game the next night vs. Kelowna ... Registered points in three straight games from 12/1-12/7, earning four points (3g, 1a) in that span ... Tallied a season-high three points (2g, 1a) on 12/14 at Chilliwack ... Tied his season-high with three points (2g, 1a) 3/16 vs. Chilliwack ... Added three points (1g, 2a) in 10 WHL post-season contests ... Recorded his first-career playoff point (1a) on 3/26 at Chilliwack and scored his first-career playoff goal on 4/4 at Spokane.
2006-07: Scored one goal in eight games with Vancouver after joining the team from the Greater Vancouver Canadians of the BC Hockey Major Midget League ... Made his WHL debut on 12/13 vs. Seattle ... Scored his first-career WHL goal on 3/18 at Chilliwack ... Appeared in five playoff games, en route to winning the 2007 Memorial Cup Championship ... Made his WHL post-season debut on 3/27 at Chilliwack.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Participated in the 2010 IIHF World Championships, posting four points (2g, 2a) in seven games ... Represented Canada at the 2009 World Junior Championship in Ottawa, Ontario, recording six points (2g, 4a) in six games while helping his team to a Gold Medal ... Helped lead Canada’s Under-18 team to the Gold Medal at the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Slovakia, recording four points (1g, 3a) in four games.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Thrashers in the first round, fourth overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.