Third season as a Griffin…Second year pro…Griffins’ all-time playoff leader with six game-winning goals… Active leader and ties for fourth overall on the franchise’s all-time playoff list with 14 goals…Ranks among the team’s all-time playoff leaders with a plus-11 rating (5th)…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 10/17/14…Reassigned from Guelph (OHL) by Detroit, 4/16/15…Assigned by Detroit, 10/4/15…Assigned by Detroit, 10/8/16...Recalled by Detroit, 11/6/16...Assigned by Detroit, 11/15/16...Recalled by Detroit, 11/16/16...Assigned by Detroit, 12/28/16.
Skated in his first full professional season and amassed 30 points (12-18—30) in 71 games…Ranked third among AHL rookies in penalty minutes with 133…His first goal of the season also served as the game-winner, 12/12/15 at RFD…Picked up two assists and 19 penalty minutes, 12/26/15 at LE… Recorded a three-game point streak, 12/18/15-12/26/15…Recorded his second two-assist game of the season, 1/3/16 at MB…Put away a goal and an assist (1-1—2), 4/9/16 at CHI… Notched a three-game goal streak, 2/19/16-2/23/16…Skated in nine Calder Cup Playoff games and led the team with seven goals…Ranked third on the team in points (7-1—8) and tied for first in plus/minus (+7)…Potted two goals in Game 1 of the Central Division Semifinals, 4/22/16 at MIL…Scored the game-winning goal in Game 2, 4/23/16 at MIL…Netted a goal and an assist (1-1—2) in Game 4 of the Central Division Finals, 5/10/16 vs. LE…Tallied his first career professional hat trick and the eighth in Griffins playoff history in Game 5, 5/14/16 at LE. 2014-15
: Spent his last full season with the OHL’s Guelph Storm, amassing 98 points (43-55—98), a plus-26 rating and 91 penalty minutes in 68 regular season games…Ranked 10th among OHL scorers…Served as an alternate captain for the Storm…Named to the OHL Second All-Star Team…Collected six goals and eight assists along an eight-game point streak, 10/14/14-10/25/14…Turned out a four-point performance (1-3—4), 10/19/14 vs. SAG…Exploded for two goals and five assists, 11/9/14 GUE vs. LDN…Scored a goal and assist in three consecutive games, 11/15/14-11/21/14…Garnered five two-point games in a row, 11/15/14-11/27/14…Secured a hat trick, along with two assists, 1/30/15 vs. LDN…Produced six goals, two assists and 10 PIM in nine playoff games with the Storm…Led his team to a 5-4 overtime victory over Owen Sound with a hat trick in their first-round playoff series…Joined the Griffins for two regular season games at the tail end of the season…Scored a goal in his AHL debut and first game as a Griffin, 4/16/15 at LE…Ranked third among Grand Rapids scorers during the Calder Cup Playoffs, amassing 12 points (7-5—12) in 14 games…Scored both of the Griffins’ goals in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Rockford IceHogs in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals. 2013-14
: Appeared in 29 regular season games with the Storm and tallied 34 points (9-25—34), 49 PIM and a plus-nine rating…Won the J. Ross Robertson Cup with Guelph and helped his squad advance to the Memorial Cup Finals against the Edmonton Oil Kings…Tied for 13th among OHL playoff scorers with 17 points (10-7—17)…Chipped in three assists, 10/12/13 vs. BELV…Capped off a four-game point streak with a five-point performance (1-4—5), 11/1/13 vs. KIT…Accumulated two goals and five assists along a five-game point streak, 11/7/13-11/19/13. 2012-13
: Tallied 22 points (13-9—22) and 68 PIM in 43 regular season games with Guelph…Went scoreless in five playoff games with the club…Kicked off his scoring for the season with a two-assist game, 10/12/12 vs. ER…Registered three goals and three assists during a four-game point streak, 2/15/13-2/22/13. 2011-12
: Appeared in 61 regular season games with the Storm during his first season with the team…Clocked 17 points (6-11—17), 117 PIM and a plus-two rating…Picked up two assists and seven PIM in six playoff games…Scored his first OHL point, an assist, 9/23/11 vs. OS…Logged his first OHL goal, 10/28/11 at SBY.
: Personal: Lives in Sudbury, Ontario…Has two brothers, Matthew and Evan…His uncle, Todd Bertuzzi, played in the NHL from 1995-14… Greatest hockey memory is winning the OHL championship with the Guelph Storm…Best friend in hockey is Zach Nastasiuk…Hockey nickname is Bert…Also played baseball growing up…Once met Cuba Gooding Jr….Favorite food is steak…Favorite movie is Four Brothers…Favorite television show is Family Guy…Favorite vacation spot is Mexico…Favorite sport to spectate other than hockey is golf...Enjoys boating, fishing, golfing, movies and video games.