Fourth season as a Griffin…Third year pro…Ranks among the team’s all-time playoff leaders with one unassisted goal (T5th)…Signed to a two-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 3/16/14...Signed to an amateur tryout, 3/17/14…Assigned by Detroit, 10/2/14...Assigned by Detroit, 10/4/15…Signed to a one-year contract, 7/29/16.
Skated in 70 games with the Griffins and accumulated 18 points (10-8—18)…Ranked eighth on the team with a plus-12 rating…Tied for the team lead with two shorthanded goals…Scored his first goal in the second game of the season, 10/10/15 at SD…Recorded the game-winning goal and a plus-two rating, 11/11/2015 vs. IA…Tallied his first career hat trick (3-0—3), 12/26/15 at LE…Logged a pair of two-game goal streaks, 12/26/15-12/27/15 and 4/8/16-4/9/16…Picked up a pair of assists, 2/13/16 at IA…Potted the game-winner, 3/5/16 at CHA…Played in nine Calder Cup Playoff games and tallied two points (1-1—2)…Scored his first career postseason goal in Game 3 of the Central Division Semifinals, 4/26/16 vs. MIL. 2014-15
: Recorded five points (2-3—5) in 44 games during his first full season with the Griffins…Earned his first point (assist) of the season, 11/12/14 vs. LE…Picked up a goal, 12/27/14 vs. IA…Made his AHL postseason debut, 5/14/15 at RFD…Notched his first playoff point (assist), 5/17/15 at RFD. 2013-14
: Ranked second in scoring on the Lakers with 29 points (14-15—29) and led the team in shots (150), goals (14) and game-winning goals (3)…Enjoyed a three-point performance (1-2—3) at Bemidji State, 11/22/13…Scored two goals and two assists along a four-game point streak, 11/29/13-12/7/13…Logged his second three-point game (1-2—3), 1/24/14 at BG…Joined the Griffins on an amateur tryout and skated in 13 regular season games…Made his AHL debut, 3/21/14 at IA…Notched his first AHL point (goal), 3/29/14…Made three playoff appearances for Grand Rapids, registering one shot on goal and a plus-one rating. 2012-13
: Missed 30 games while recovering from off-season surgery...Recorded an assist against Alaska during his first game back, 2/15/13...Notched two assists during his first three games, 2/15/13-2/22/14. 2011-12
: Finished third on the team with 25 points (9-16—25) during the regular season...Led LSSU and tied for seventh in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association with 10 power play points (2-8—10)...Recorded seven multiple-point games, including a two-goal game against Michigan State, 10/15/11...Compiled four points (1-3—4) during a series split at home versus Miami, 1/13/12-1/14/12...Scored a goal in both games during the Lakers’ second-round playoff series at Western Michigan, 3/9/12-3/10/12. 2010-11
: Appeared in 37 of 39 games...Earned his first collegiate point with a goal during a 5-4 victory over Colgate, 10/23/10...Contributed three points (1-2—3) during the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Playoffs, including a goal during the Lakers’ 4-2 season-ending loss at Notre Dame, 3/13/11. 2009-10
: Tied for ninth in OJHL scoring after totaling 76 points (32-44—76)...Recorded five points (3-2—5) in five playoff games...Voted Team East’s player of the game during Game 1 of the Canadian Junior Hockey Prospects Games held in Manitoba in December...Ranked 157th on the 2010 NHL Scouting List and received the OJHL Top Prospects Award.
: Lives in Toronto, Ontario...Acquired a degree in business marketing from Lake Superior State University...Has one brother, Kevin, who teaches English to students in South Korea...Greatest hockey memory is joining the Detroit Red Wings organization...Began playing hockey at the age of three as a forward...Hockey nickname is Soupy...Hockey idol as a youth was Eric Lindros...Greatest influence on his hockey career is his mother who was the strongest and most inspirational person in his life...Plans to work in business sales after his playing career...First job was delivering newspapers...Favorite charitable cause is the Canadian Cancer Foundation...Most exciting place he’s ever visited is Alaska...Most interesting fact about him is that he was born with a birth mark on his lip that slowly disappeared over the years...If he could trade occupations for one day, he would be a performing musician...Played golf, baseball and football growing up...Favorite food is steak...Favorite music artist is Kyga...Favorite movie is Man On Fire...Favorite TV Show is Two and a Half Men...Favorite vacation spot is Las Vegas...Favorite pro sports team is the Toronto Blue Jays...Favorite sport to spectate is football…Enjoys golfing, baseball and yoga.