F 5'11" 177
Born: April. 24, 1992
Birthplace: Oakville, Ontario
Shoots: Left
Drafted: PIT 2011 (7th, 209th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Georgetown OJHL   56 24 43 67 28   - - - - -
2010-11 Georgetown OHJL   42 20 41 61 59   4 1 2 3 8
2011-12 UMass-Lowell NCAA   37 16 22 38 26   - - - - -
2012-13 UMass-Lowell NCAA   41 16 22 38 32   - - - - -
2013-14 UMass-Lowell NCAA   31 7 12 19 24   - - - - -
  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton AHL   1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
2014-15 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton AHL   55 19 22 41 30   3 2 2 4 0
  Pittsburgh NHL   1 0 0 0 0   3 0 0 0 0
2015-16 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton AHL   34 22 14 36 19   - - - - -
  Pittsburgh NHL   24 5 1 6 12   - - - - -
2016-17 Pittsburgh NHL   78 8 18 26 32   20 3 3 6 11
2017-18 Pittsburgh NHL   3 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
  Detroit NHL   17 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
  Buffalo NHL   49 6 8 14 8   - - - - -
2018-19 Buffalo NHL   15 0 3 3 4   - - - - -
  Rochester AHL   17 3 4 7 4   - - - - -
2019-20 Rochester AHL   37 11 11 22 21   - - - - -
  Buffalo NHL   6 1 1 2 2   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   144 55 51 106 74   3 2 2 4 0
NHL TOTALS   193 20 31 51 58   23 3 3 6 11
PRO TOTALS   237 75 82 157 132   26 5 5 10 11

BIOGRAPHY

Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Florida Panthers on 10/21/20 ... Two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016 and 2017.

2019-20

Split his fourth full professional season between Buffalo and Rochester ... Began the season with Rochester, scoring seven points (2g, 5a) in his first eight games ... Scored a shorthanded goal at UTI (11/2) ... Scored a season-high three points (2g, 1a), including the game-winning goal, in a 4-2 win vs. SYR (1/31) ... Scored his only NHL goal of the season for Buffalo vs. DET (2/6) ... Played a total of six NHL games with Buffalo, scoring two points (1g, 1a).

2018-19

Missed the first 42 games of the season with an ankle injury that sidelined him until January ... Appeared in 17 AHL games with the Rochester Americans after returning from injury ... Recorded seven points (3g, 4a) for the team from Jan. 11 to Feb. 20 ... Re-joined the Sabres and logged four shots on goal in his season debut on Feb. 23 vs. Washington ... Recorded three assists in 15 games with Buffalo, including in consecutive games on March 4 vs. Edmonton and on March 7 at Chicago.

2017-18

Played for three different NHL teams during his second full NHL season in 2017-18 ... Acquired by Detroit from Pittsburgh with a third-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft in exchange for Riley Sheahan (10/21) ... Acquired by Buffalo from Detroit in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft (12/4) ... Spent a majority of the season with the Sabres, tallying 14 points (6g, 8a) in 49 games.

2016-17

Set NHL career highs in games played (78), goals (8), assists (18) and points (26) ... Scored in a career-best three straight games (2/18-2/21). It was the longest goal streak by a Penguins rookie since Jordan Staal in 2007 ... Appeared in 20 of Pittsburgh’s 25 playoff games, totaling six points (3g, 3a) as the team captured its second consecutive Stanley Cup championship.

2015-16

Ranked second among Wilkes-Barre/Scranton skaters with 1.06 points per game ... Also ranked third in goals (22) despite playing only 34 games with the team ... Led the AHL in goals at the time of his final recall to the NHL ... Played 24 games in the NHL with Pittsburgh, scoring six points (5g, 1a) ... Missed the end of the regular season and playoffs due to injury as the Penguins captured a Stanley Cup championship.

2014-15

Spent the majority of his first full professional season in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton ... Ranked fourth on the team with 41 points and third with 19 goals ... Tied for the team lead with seven power-play goals ... Made his NHL debut with Pittsburgh vs. NJ (12/2) ... Made his professional playoff debut with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, ranking second on the team in playoff points per game (1.33) after recording four points (2g, 2a) in three games ... Also appeared in three Stanley Cup Playoff games with Pittsburgh.

COLLEGE

Won Hockey East titles in 2013 and 2014 with UMass-Lowell ... Helped the River Hawks reach the Frozen Four for the first time in program history as a sophomore in 2013 by leading the team with four points (1g, 3a) in three tournament games ... Matched his freshman year offensive totals in his second collegiate season in 2012-13, posting 38 points (16g, 22a) in 41 games ... Ranked second among all NCAA freshmen in points per game (1.03) in 2011-12 after recording 38 points (16g, 22a) in 37 games ... Named 2012 Hockey East Rookie of the Year, was named to the 2012 Hockey East All-Rookie Team and was the 2012 recipient of the New England Hockey Writers’ George C. Carens Rookie of the Year Award.