2006-07 SEASON: Recorded 33 points (10 goals, 23 assists) and 12 penalty minutes in 47 games with the US Under-18 team of the US Development Program.
AMATEUR CAREER: Tallied 79 points (26 goals, 53 assists) in 93 games over two seasons with the United States Development Program … 2005-06: Appeared in 46 games for the US Under-17 team, recording 46 points (16 goals, 30 assists) … Ranked second on team in scoring.
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: Helped lead Team USA to a silver medal at 2006 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, recording nine points (one goal, eight assists) in seven tournament games … Was a member of the silver-medal winning Team USA at the 2007 IIHF World Under-18 Championships, tallying three points (one goal, two assists) in seven games.
PERSONAL: Will attend Ohio State University in the Fall of 2007.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by Atlanta in the sixth round, 175th overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft