Co-Winner of the Kings Unsung Hero Award and Winner of the Jim Fox Community Service Award...Set career-highs in 2014-15 in goals (23), assists (26), points (49) and games played (76)...Rankings among Kings players were the following: first in plus/minus (plus-25), first in shorthanded goals (five; led the league), first in shorthanded points (six; led the league), third in goals, third in points and fifth in assists...Registered two points (1-1=2; 10th mutli-point game of the season, tied for third most on the team) April 11 vs. SJS...Had a three-game assist streak (0-3=3), April 2-6...Scored his fifth shorthanded goal of the season (1-0=1) Mar. 26 at NYI; he is the first King to score at least five shorthanded goals in a single season since Pavol Demitra (five, 2005-06)... Scored his third game-winning goal of the season (1-0=1) March 23 at NJD...Scored his second game-winning goal of the year (1-0=1) March 12 at VAN...Registered a multi-point game (1-1=2) and scored his first game-winning goal of the season Feb. 18 at COL...Had a four-game point streak (5-2=7) Feb. 7-14...Recorded his first-career hat-trick (3-1=4) and tied his career-high in points (set earlier in 2014- 15) Feb. 12 vs. CGY...Tallied two points (1-1=2) Jan. 28 vs. CHI...Missed six games due to mononucleosis, Jan. 10- 21...Registered two assists (0-2=2) Dec. 12 at MTL...Played in his 100th NHL game Dec. 9 at BUF...Scored his fourth shorthanded goal of the season (1-0=1) Nov. 15 vs. ANA, becoming the fastest Kings player to record four shorthanded goals (18 games) in team history (previously Bernie Nicholls in 25 games, 1988-89; Nicholls set the team record that season for most shorthanded goals in a season with eight; also the fastest to four shorthanded goals since The Flyers Simon Gagne had four in his first 15 games during the 2008-09 season)...Tallied three points (1-2=3) Nov. 8 vs. VAN...Tallied his third shorthanded goal of the season (1-0=1) Oct. 31 at DET; he was the fastest player in Kings history to reach this mark (previously Mike Murphy in 12 games, 1976-77)... Had a four-game point streak (3-5=8), Oct. 19- 28...Scored his second shorthanded goal of the season (1-0=1) Oct. 28 at PHI...Set his career- high in points (tied it later in 2014-15) with four (1-3=4) Oct. 26 vs. CBJ; also set a career-high for assists in a game...Had a three-game assist streak (2-3=5), Oct. 11-14... Registered his first career shorthanded goal (1-1=2) Oct. 14 vs. EDM; marked his second consecutive multi-point game (1-1=2) Oct. 12 vs. WPG.
2013-14: Rankings among NHL rookies were the following: tied for first in GWG (five) and fourth in plus-minus (plus-21)…Points (1-3=4) in four straight games (March 24-29)...Career-high two assists Feb. 26 at COL...Two points (1-1=2) including GWG Dec. 19 vs. SJS...Two goals including GWG Dec. 2 vs. STL...Points (3-4=7) in five straight games (Nov. 2-14)...Career-high three points (2-1=3) including GWG Nov. 9 vs. VAN...With Manchester, recorded seven multi-point games including four games with three points (two hat tricks)…PLAYOFFS: Rankings among NHL rookies were the following: first in points, first in goals, first in GWG (two), second in plus-minus (plus-10) and fifth in assists…Points (five) in a career-long five straight games May 16-26…Goals (three) in a career-long three straight games May 18-24…GWG’s in back-to-back games April 24 vs. SJS and April 26 at SJS…set the Kings’ postseason record for points and goals as a rookie.
2012-13: Played 10 games with the Kings (his first in the NHL) and 58 games with Manchester...Assist March 30, 2013 at MIN...Assist March, 2013 28 at STL...Goal March 25, 2013 at CHI...First career NHL points (1-1=2) March 18, 2013 vs. PHX (second NHL game)...Made NHL debut March 16, 2013 vs. SJS...On Manchester he ranked: first in goals, third in points, first in plus-minus (plus-20), second in PPG (six) and first in SHG (three)...In the AHL he ranked: tied for 10th in goals (second among rookies), tied for third in SHG (first among rookies), tied for 11th in plus-minus (tied for second among rookies) and fourth among rookies in points…Named to 2013 AHL All-Star Team (had 1-1=2 in game)…Named AHL Rookie Of The Year and to the AHL All-Rookie Team…PLAYOFFS: NHL rankings among rookies were the following: tied for first in points, tied for fifth in goals, tied for second in assists and tied for first in plus-minus (plus-5)…First career NHL playoff game was Game 5 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals (May 8, 2013 at STL).
2011-12: In OHL he ranked: second in points, first in goals, tied for 10th in assists, tied for second in SHG (seven) and tied for 11th in plus-minus (plus-31)…Recipient of Jim Mahon Memorial Trophy as the OHL’s top scoring right-winger…OHL First-Team All-Star…Recorded a point in 53 of 65 regular season games…Helped Ottawa advance to the OHL’s Eastern Conference Finals…In OHL playoffs he ranked: tied for second in goals, tied for sixth in PPG (three) and tied for third in GWG (three).
Co-led OHL in points, recipient of OHL Leading Scorer Award (Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy)…OHL First-Team All-Star…In OHL he ranked: first in goals, tied for 13th in assists, tied for fifth in SHG (4), tied for sixth in GWG (8) and tied for fifth in plus-minus (+44)…Four goals March 20, 2011 vs. Sudbury…Five goals Dec. 29, 2010 vs. Kingston…Points (30-27=57) in 25 straight games (Nov. 7, 2010-Jan. 15, 2011)…Led Ottawa in playoffs in points and assists, co-led in goals…Made pro debut with Manchester (scored a goal) April 10, 2011 at Providence.
Second on Ottawa in points, goals and plus-minus (+25)…Led club in PPG (10), third in assists…Played in OHL All-Star Classic (five assists in game)…Recorded three points in a game six times…Points (9-7=16) and goals (9g) in six straight games (Nov. 18-29, 2009)…Helped Ottawa advance to the OHL’s Eastern Conference Semifinals…Tied for first on club in playoff points, second in playoff goals.
Named to OHL All-Rookie Team…Led Ottawa rookies in goals, assists, points (12th among OHL rookies) and PPG (5)…Points (6-4=10) in five straight games (Feb. 28-March 8, 2009)…Third overall on Ottawa in playoff assists, tied for second in playoff plus-minus (+3).
Began junior tenure with Toronto (OPJHL).
LAST AMATEUR CLUB:
Ottawa, OHL…Co-Recipient of OHL Leading Scorer Award (Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy) and OHL First-Team All-Star in 2010-11…Played in OHL All-Star Classic in 2009-10…OHL All-Rookie Team in 2008-09.
Played for Team Canada at the following tournament: 2009 Ivan Hlinka Tournament, gold medal.