2011-12: Earned a career-high 28 points (13G, 15A) along with 42 penalty minutes after
76 games with the Jets... Played his first game as a Winnipeg Jet on Oct. 9 vs. MTL (1-5 L)…
Recorded an assist in the first game of the season on Oct. 9 vs. MTL (1-5 L)… Recorded
assists on both Jets goals on Oct. 17 vs. PIT (2-1 W)… Scored his first goal as a Jet on Oct. 19
at TOR (3-4 SOL)… Scored a goal and an assist on Oct. 27 at PHI (9-8 W)… Saw his six-game
points streak come to an end on Oct. 29 at TB (0-1 L)… Scored his fifth goal of the season on
Nov. 29 vs. OTT (4-6 L)… Scored a short-handed goal on Dec. 3 vs. NJ (4-2 W)… Recorded his
seventh goal of the season on Dec. 17 vs. ANA (5-3 W)… Scored his eighth goal of the season
on Dec. 23 vs. PIT (1-4L)… Ended his nine game pointless streak with a goal on Jan. 21 vs. FLA
(3-4 SOL)… Scored his 10th goal of the season on Feb. 11 at PIT (5-8 L)… Scored a goal and
earned an assist on Feb. 16 at MIN (4-3 SOW).
2010-11: Made his NHL debut on 10/8 ... Appeared in 74 games, tallying 20 points (6g, 14a) ... Scored his first career NHL goal on 10/29 vs. BUF ... Tallied a season-high two assists on 11/13 vs. PIT ... Scored his first career game-winning goal on 12/4 at WSH ... Had a season- high 20:01 minutes of icetime on 4/5 at NSH.
2009-10 SEASON: Made his North American debut, recording 65 points (22g, 43a) in 62 Ontario Hockey League games with Barrie ... Ranked second on the Colts in assists, fourth in points and seventh in goals ... Tied for seventh on the team with a plus-32 rating ... Made his OHL debut on 9/17, recording three points (1g, 2a) ... Earned a season- high five points (2g, 3a) in his second game on 9/19 at Niagara ... Tallied six points (4g, 2a) over a two-game span from 10/8-10/10 ... Posted a five-game point streak from 12/4-12/18, collecting 10 points (5g, 5a) in those games ... Matched his season-high with three assists on 2/12 at Ottawa ... Earned points in a season-high seven consecutive games from 2/18-3/2, recording 10 points (3g, 7a) during that stretch ... Added 16 points (8g, 8a) in 17 post-season contests ... Ranked third on the team in playoff points, tied for third in goals and tied for seventh in assists ... Tallied a playoff-high four points (2g, 2a) in his post-season debut on 3/18 vs. Sudbury ... Collected points in each of his first seven playoff games, earning 13 points (7g, 6a) in those games.
AMATEUR CAREER: Played one season in the Ontario Hockey League for the Barrie Colts in 2009-2010 totalling 65 points (22g, 43a) in 62 games ... Scored his first OHL goal on 9/17 vs the Owen Sound Attack ... Helped lead Barrie to the 2010 OHL finals, registering 16 points (8g, 8a) in 17 playoff games ... Played for Team Orr at the 2010 CHL Top Prospects Game.
EUROPEAN CAREER: Appeared in 34 games with Ak-Bars Kazan in the Russian Second Division, posting 50 points (25g, 25a) and in one game with Kazan’s Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) team during the 2008-09 season.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Represented Russia in international competition three times, including the 2010 World Junior Championship, 2009 World Under-18 Championship and 2008 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge ... Tallied four points (3g, 1a) in six games at the 2010 WJC ... Earned a Silver Medal at the 2009 U-18 WJC.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Thrashers in the first round, eight overall, of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.