C 6'0" 191
Born: June 17, 1992
Birthplace: St. Thomas, ON
Shoots: Left
Drafted: TOR 2010 (3rd, 62nd)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2008-09 Erie OHL   64 8 10 18 22   5 2 1 3 4
2009-10 Erie OHL   67 37 48 85 32   4 2 1 3 0
2010-11 Erie OHL   66 49 43 92 35   7 4 1 5 12
  Toronto AHL   2 1 0 1 0   - - - - -
2011-12 Erie OHL   35 12 22 34 32   - - - - -
  London OHL   30 19 22 41 22   15 4 7 11 2
2012-13 Toronto AHL   61 8 15 23 22   9 3 3 6 10
2013-14 Toronto NHL   65 19 28 47 31   14 3 3 6 10
  Toronto NHL   1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
2014-15 Toronto AHL   62 22 15 37 39   5 2 0 2 12
  Toronto NHL   3 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
2015-16 Portland AHL   47 10 13 23 22   3 1 0 1 2
  Florida NHL   15 2 0 2 2   - - - - -
2016-17 Springfield AHL   7 2 2 4 2   - - - - -
  Florida NHL   31 3 3 6 11   - - - - -
  Tampa Bay NHL   15 0 1 1 11   - - - - -
2017-18 Pittsburgh NHL   26 2 2 4 8   - - - - -
  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton AHL   28 5 7 12 10   - - - - -
  Charlotte AHL   19 9 14 23 4   8 1 4 5 2
   
AHL TOTALS   291 76 94 170 130   39 10 10 20 36
NHL TOTALS   91 7 6 13 32   1 0 0 0 2
PRO TOTALS   382 83 100 183 162   40 10 10 20 38

Biography

Posted a 12-game point streak (9g, 9a) in 2017-18 that tied the franchise record set by Ryan Murphy in 2013-14 ... Acquired by Carolina from Pittsburgh in exchange for Josh Jooris on 2/26/18.

2017-18

Split his sixth professional season between Pittsburgh in the NHL and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Charlotte in the AHL … Ranked fourth on the Checkers with seven power-play goals and tied for fifth with a plus-17 rating … Tied for the team lead with four playoff assists and tied for second on the team with five playoff points … Began the season with Pittsburgh and recorded an assist on Conor Sheary’s game-tying goal with 5:20 left in regulation in their season opener vs. STL (10/4) … Scored his first goal of the season in a 4-3 win vs. FLA (10/14) … Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on 12/8 … Scored his first goal with WBS and had a plus-5 rating vs. SPR (12/13) … Scored the game-tying goal with 24 seconds left in regulation of an eventual 3-2 overtime win vs. BRI (1/3) … Acquired by the Carolina Hurricanes at the NHL’s trade deadline in exchange for Josh Jooris on 2/26 and assigned to Charlotte … Had three assists in his first three games as a Checker (3/2-3/4) … Scored twice in a 3-1 win over his former team vs. WBS (3/14) … Posted a season-high three points (2g, 1a) and was plus-4 in a 4-1 win at SYR (3/31) … Had a goal and an assist vs. HER (4/7), extending his point streak to a franchise-record-tying 12 games (9g, 9a) … Was held off the score sheet just twice in 19 regular-season games after joining the Checkers … Assisted on both goals as the Checkers erased a 2-0, third period deficit in their first playoff game vs. WBS (4/20) … Had a goal and an assist in the series-clinching Game 3 win at WBS (4/26), giving him five points in three games to start the playoffs.

2016-17

Split his fifth pro season between the AHL with Springfield and the NHL with Florida and Tampa Bay … Set NHL career highs in games played, goals, assists, points and penalty minutes … Started the season with Florida … Recorded goals in consecutive games vs WPG (1/4) and vs NSH (1/6) … Claimed off waivers by TBL (2/27) … Dropped the gloves for the only time that season with Anthony Mantha at DET (3/24).

2015-16

Split his fourth pro season between the AHL with Portland and the NHL with Florida … Scored his first NHL goal vs TOR (3/29) … Lit the lamp against in his next NHL game at MTL (4/5) … Appeared in one NHL playoff game for the Panthers … Tied for third on the Pirates in postseason goals.

2014-15

Split his third pro season between the AHL with the Toronto Marlies and the NHL with the Toronto Maple Leafs … Ranked second on the Marlies in goals with a career-high 22 … Ranked third on the team in points … Tied for third on the team in postseason goals and points.

2013-14

Spent the majority of his second pro season with the AHL’s Toronto Marlies … Ranked third on the team in assists and points, both of which were career highs … Made his NHL debut vs OTT (2/1) … Helped lead the Marlies to the Western Conference Final.

2012-13

Spent the entirety of his rookie season with the AHL’s Toronto Marlies … Ranked second among team rookies in scoring … Tied for third on the team in postseason goals.

2010-11

Joined Toronto at the conclusion of his junior season … Made his pro debut with the Marlies vs RCH (4/9) … Scored his first pro goal vs ABB (4/10).

JUNIOR

Totaled 270 points (125g, 145a) in 262 OHL games over four seasons with Erie and London … Helped lead the Knights to an OHL title in 2011 … Tied for third in the OHL in goals and ranked eighth in points in 2010-11, leading Erie in both categories … Ranked second on the Otters in goals in 2009-10.