2009-10: Played one game with Kings, his NHL debut, Nov. 26, 2009 at Vancouver (signed to one-day NHL Regular Season ATO agreement)…At the time was the third youngest player to appear in a game for Kings…Signed to three-year entry level contract March 4, 2010…99 points (34-65=99) and 55 penalty minutes in 59 regular season games with Brandon (WHL)…Brandon’s team captain…In WHL he ranked: tied for fourth in points, fourth in assists, tied for seventh in plus-minus (+41), first in short-handed assists (7)…Named WHL First-Team All-Star…19 points (8-11=19) and two penalty minutes in 15 playoff games with Brandon, helping the Wheat Kings advance to the WHL’s Eastern Conference Finals...In WHL playoffs he ranked: tied for seventh in points, tied for ninth in goals and tied for 15th in assists…Six points (1-5=6) and four penalty minutes in five Memorial Cup games, helping Brandon (host city) advance to championship game before losing to Calgary.
2008-09: 88 points (32-56=88) and 82 penalty minutes in 70 regular season games with Brandon…Served as an alternate captain...In WHL he ranked: seventh in points and ninth in assists…Tied for second on Brandon in goals and plus-20 was fifth on club…Three short-handed goals tied for second on Brandon…Named WHL Second-Team All-Star…Earned WHL and CHL Player of the Week honors in January 2009 (1-6=7 in two games)…Awarded H.L. (Krug) Crawford Memorial Medal in January 2009 for athletic achievement in western Manitoba…Played in CHL Top Prospects Game…18 points (8-10=18) and 12 penalty minutes in 12 playoff games with Brandon, helping the Wheat Kings advance to the WHL’s Eastern Conference Finals…Tied for ninth in WHL in goals and points…Tied for 10th in WHL with plus-12.
2007-08: 71 points (28-43=71) and 48 penalty minutes in 66 regular season games with Brandon…71 points and 43 assists led Brandon (became first 16-year-old since 1971 to lead Brandon in scoring)…Led WHL rookies in points…Ranked second among WHL rookies in goals and assists…Named WHL Rookie of the Year (Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy) and to CHL All-Rookie Team…Inaugural winner of WHL Fan’s Choice Award…Named Brandon’s Rookie of the Year and Most Popular Player.
LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Brandon, WHL…WHL First-Team All-Star in 2009-10 and Second-Team All-Star in 2008-09…Played in CHL Top Prospects Game in 2008-09…WHL and CHL Player of the Week honors in January 2009 (2 GP, 1-6=7)…WHL Rookie of the Year (Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy), selected to CHL All-Rookie Team, inaugural winner of WHL Fan’s Choice Award, Brandon’s Rookie of the Year and Brandon’s Most Popular Player in 2007-08.
INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Earned silver medal for Team Canada at 2010 World Junior Championships (6 GP, 2-6=8, plus-8) – tied for third on club in assists and was one of four Kings to play for the team (Martin Jones, Brandon Kozun and Colten Teubert)…Earned gold medal for Canada at 2008 World U18 Championships (7 GP, 1-2=3) and 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament (4 GP, 3-4=7) – served as an alternate captain…Earned bronze medal for Team Canada West at 2008 World U17 Hockey Challenge…Represented WHL in Canada-Russia Challenge in 2008-09 and 2009-10.