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BIRTHYEAR 1988-07-11 BIRTHPLACEWinston-Salem, NC, USA
AGE 28 NATION USA
POSITION RW/C SHOOTS R
HEIGHT 180 cm / 5'11" WEIGHT 90 kg / 198 lbs
CONTRACT 15/16
NHL DRAFT 2008 round 6 #169 overall by Chicago Blackhawks
HIGHLIGHTS
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
2-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 2
3-time NCAA (Hockey East) Champion 3
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1



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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 2004-05 Boston Jr. Bruins EJHL 32 10 18280 |            
 2005-06 Boston Little Bruins USAAA 26 14 24386 |            
 2006-07 Boston College NCAA 42 10 81810 -1 |            
 2007-08 Boston College NCAA 44 25 255012 18 |            
 2008-09 Boston College NCAA 37 6 11176 -6 |            
 2009-10 Boston College  NCAA 42 16 21378 18 |            
  Rockford IceHogs AHL 0 0 000 0 | Playoffs 3 1 010
 2010-11 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 6 1 010 1 | Playoffs 7 3 030 -1 
  Rockford IceHogs AHL 63 19 123116 -3 |            
 2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 13 2 020 -5 |            
  Rockford IceHogs AHL 38 15 163110 -1 |            
 2012-13 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 1 1 011 0 | Playoffs 1 0 000 -1 
  Rockford IceHogs  AHL 54 27 204713 17 |            
 2013-14 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 75 14 12262 3 | Playoffs 19 4 262
 2014-15 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 61 5 492 -1 |            
  San Jose Sharks NHL 19 2 350 3 |            
  USA WC 10 2 020 1 |            
 2015-16 San Jose Sharks NHL 6 0 000 -1 |            
  San Jose Barracuda AHL 14 8 2104 -1 |            
  Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 16 2 460 3 |            
  Toronto Marlies AHL 5 4 260 3 | Playoffs 15 2 792


CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  AHL: 174 73 52 125 0.72 43  15  | 18 3 7 10 0.56
  EJHL: 32 10 18 28 0.88 |    
  NCAA: 165 57 65 122 0.74 36  29  |    
  NHL: 197 27 23 50 0.25 | 27 7 2 9 0.33
  USAAA: 26 14 24 38 1.46 |    
  WC: 10 2 0 2 0.20 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2006-2007 NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) Champion
2007-2008 NCAA (Championship) Winner
  NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) Champion
2008-2009 NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
2009-2010 NCAA (Championship) Tournament MVP
  NCAA (Championship) Winner
  NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) Champion
  NCAA (Hockey East) Sportsmanship (Len Ceglarski Award)
2012-2013 NHL Stanley Cup Champion
2014-2015 World Championship Bronze Medal
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- NCAA (Championship) Tournament MVP 09/10
- NCAA (Championship) Winner 07/08, 09/10
- NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team 06/07, 07/08, 08/09, 09/10
- NCAA (Hockey East) Champion 06/07, 07/08, 09/10
- NCAA (Hockey East) Sportsmanship (Len Ceglarski Award) 09/10
- NHL Stanley Cup Champion 12/13
- World Championship Bronze Medal 14/15



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2016-04-02 Up/Down Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlies Reassigned 
2016-02-27 Confirmed San Jose Sharks Toronto Maple Leafs Traded 
2016-01-22 Up/Down San Jose Sharks San Jose Barracuda Reassigned 
2015-12-15 Up/Down San Jose Barracuda San Jose Sharks Recalled 
2015-12-11 Up/Down San Jose Sharks San Jose Barracuda Conditioning assignment 
2015-03-02 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks San Jose Sharks Traded 
2014-06-27 Extension Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks 2 years 
2012-06-18 Extension Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks 2 years 
2010-04-20 Confirmed Boston College Chicago Blackhawks Entry Level 


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