|Hometown :||Caledonia, ON|
|Date of Birth :||02/04/1988|
2011-12 Season: Finished the season with 19 points (2-17=19) and 54 penalty minutes...Set career-highs in assists (17), points (19) and plus/minus (plus-14) for the Monarch Monarchs...Tied a previous career-high with 76 games played...Was one of two players (Thomas Hickey) to appear in every game for the Monarchs...Scored goals in consecutive games for the first time in his professional career on November 18 and 19...Named Monarchs Assistant Captain for second straight season...Skated in 250th professional game in a 3-2 victory against the Springfield Falcons on Saturday, December 10...Awarded the Mark Bavis Unsung Hero Award, voted on by his teammates, for the second consecutive season...Awarded the Monarchs Community Service Award along with teammate Thomas Hickey...Appeared in four games during the 2012 Calder Cup Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Norfolk Admirals.
Career Highlights: Collected one goal and 11 assists for 12 points (1-11=12) in 76 games for the Monarchs during the 2010-11 season...Led Monarchs defensemen in the 2010-11 season with 68 penalty minutes...Picked up a plus/minus rating of plus-12 which finished third among club blueliners for the 2010-11 season.....Awarded the Mark Bavis Unsung Hero Award for the 2010-11 season...Scored two goals and nine assists for 11 points (2-9=11) in 74 games during the 2009-10 season…Tallied a goal and four assists for five points (1-4=5) in 16 games during the 2010 Calder Cup Playoffs…Recorded an empty-net goal in a 7-2 series-clinching victory over the Portland Pirates in game four of the Atlantic Division Semifinals...Recorded eight points (3-5=8) and 72 penalty minutes in 72 games with Manchester during the 2008-09 season…His 72 games played tied for first among Manchester rookies…His 72 penalty minutes ranked second among Manchester rookies…Recorded his first points (1-1=2) as a pro at Rochester against the Americans on November 21, 2008…Made his professional debut versus the Springfield Falcons on October 19, 2008…Appeared in 68 games with the Ontario Hockey League’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds during the 2007-08 season…Finished second among defensemen on the team with 13 goals, 22 assists and 35 points…Collected five points (2-3=5) and 13 penalty minutes in 14 playoff games with the Greyhounds…Played in 162 games with the Greyhounds from 2005-08…Registered 18 goals and 39 assists for 57 career points in the OHL…Recorded six points (2-4=6) and 23 penalty minutes in 30 playoff games with the Greyhounds over three seasons.
Transactions: Selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the third-round (74th overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft…Signed an amateur tryout agreement with the Monarchs on October 8, 2008…Inked a three-year entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings on October 17, 2008...Signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings on July 15, 2011...Signed a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings on July 3, 2012...Signed a one-year contract with the Monarchs on September 27, 2012.