Played his first game as an IceCap on Oct. 7 at PRO, recording his first point and
multi-point game (1G, 1A) and scoring the game-winning goal in the team’s first regular
season game…. Recalled by Winnipeg on Nov. 5, appeared in first game with Jets on Nov. 5
at NJD... Played three games with the Winnipeg Jets, assigned on Nov. 13…. Recalled from St.
John’s on Jan. 14 and assigned on Jan. 20, did not dress during recall... Had a 10-game point
streak (3G, 12A) from Dec. 4 to Dec. 31, a three-game goal-scoring streak from Feb. 3 to Feb.
7, and a seven-game point streak (2G, 5A) from Mar. 3 to Mar. 14…. Recorded 10 multi-point
games during the regular season and one during the playoffs…. Scored seven goals and 17
assists on the power play…. Notched three game-winning goals…. Set a career-high with
32 penalty minutes…. Finished fifth in scoring amongst AHL defencemen with 44 points
(13G, 31A)…. Finished tied for first amongst defencemen in the Calder Cup Playoffs with nine
assists and fifth in total scoring with 10 points….Selected to the AHL All-Star Classic for the
second consecutive season…. Became the first IceCap selected to the AHL’s First All-Star
Team…. Earned team MVP and Top defenceman honours...
Ended second pro season in Chicago (AHL) with 45 points (12G, 33A) in 69 games...
Ranked sixth among AHL defencemen in shots on goal with 175... Scored 12 points (3G, 9A)
in 14 games through January, including a four-game assist streak Jan. 22-28 (4A)... Selected
to play for Western Conference All-Star Team at 2011 AHL All-Star Classic... Earned first NHL
recall on Feb. 15, did not dress before being assigned on Feb. 18... Played first NHL game on
Mar. 9 at CAR after second recall on Mar. 8.
Appeared in first pro game with Chicago (AHL) on Oct. 3 vs. MIL... Scored first
goal on Oct. 14 vs. RFD, also recording two assists in the game... Scored a hat trick on Feb.
28 vs. SA... Finished third among all AHL defencemen with 15 goals... Led all Wolves rookies
in points with 29 (15G, 14A) in 63 games... Finished second among Wolves defencemen in
scoring... Recorded an assist in his first Calder Cup Playoff game on Apr. 14 vs. MIL.
Recorded 84 points (23g, 61a) in 70 games for the Calgary Hitmen (WHL) … Set new career highs in points, goals, assists and plus/minus (plus-67) … Led the WHL in plus/minus rating, ranked fourth in assists and tied for 11th in overall points … Set franchise records for goals by a defenseman and plus/minus … Nominated for the Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy, given annually to the league’s top defenseman and was selected to the WHL’s Eastern Conference First All-Star Team … Established a season high with three assists on 10/4 vs. Kamloops … Earned points in five consecutive games from 10/16- 10/25, posting seven points (2g, 5a) during that stretch … Recorded six points (2g, 4a) over a three-game stretch from 11/15-11/28 … Earned a nine-game point streak from 12/9-1/3, collecting 11 points (4g, 7a) during that span … Posted a career-high 14-game point streak from 1/11-2/10, earning 28 points (10g, 18a) in those games … Scored a season-high two goals on 1/16 vs. Vancouver … Collected a career-high tying four points (1g, 3a) on 1/25 vs. Regina … Added 13 points (5g, 8a) in 18 WHL post-season games, while helping the Hitmen advance to the Western Conference Finals for the third consecutive season … Scored a playoff-high two goals on 4/3 vs. Lethbridge … Recorded a post-season high three points (1g, 2a) on 4/17 vs. Brandon.
AMATEUR CAREER: Tallied 161 points (44g, 117a) in 270 career WHL games with Swift Current and Calgary … Added 24 points (11g, 13a) in 44 WHL post-season contests … 2007-08: Began the season with the Swift Current Broncos and appeared in two games before being traded to Calgary … Earned a season-high two assists on 10/8 at Kamloops … Posted three points (2g, 1a) on 11/16 at Moose Jaw … Earned a season-high three assists on 12/5 vs. Prince Albert … Collected a career-high four points (2g, 2a) on 1/4 vs. Kootenay … Added 10 points (6g, 4a) in 16 WHL playoff games for Calgary … Recorded three points (1g, 2a) in Calgary’s first post-season game on 3/21 vs. Moose Jaw … Scored a playoff-high two goals on 4/9 vs. Swift Current … 2006-07: Appeared in 70 games with the Swift Current Broncos, recording 24 points (5g, 19a) … Ranked 11th on team and third among defensemen in points … Posted career-high four points (3g, 1a) on 3/16 vs. Moose Jaw … Recorded seven points (3g, 4a) during a four-game point streak from 3/10-3/17 … Added one assist in six WHL post-season contests … 2005-06: Recorded 11 points (2g, 9a) in 58 games during his rookie season with the Broncos … Posted a season-high two points (2a) on 2/28 vs. Lethbridge … Registered three points (3a) in two games from 2/26-2/28 … 2004-05: Made his WHL debut, appeared in four games with Swift Current. PERSONAL: Lists going to the Western Hockey League Finals with Calgary in 2008 as his most memorable hockey moment ... Resides in Calgary in the off-season ... Enjoys camping and fishing in his spare time ... If he was not playing hockey, would like to be a SCUBA instructor ... Was a fan of defenseman Scott Niedermayer growing up.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Thrashers in the seventh round, 205th overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.