|BIRTHPLACE:||Bradford, ON, CAN|
|Signed as a free agent by San Jose, March 3, 2009. Traded to NY Rangers by San Jose for Tommy Grant and future considerations, January 16, 2013.|
|2011-12: Posted 33 points (16-17=33) for Worcester in 65 games played... Had 7 fighting majors…Recorded seven power play points (4-3=7)…Had three game winning goals…Recorded two Gordie Howe Hat Tricks this season (Feb. 4 and Dec. 30).
CAREER 2010-11: Had a fighting major and was plus-2 in 9:31 of playing time on Jan. 15 vs. St. Louis…Earned his first fighting major (Tanner Glass) on Jan. 3 vs. Vancouver…Made NHL debut on Dec. 29 at Minnesota and tied for the team lead with three hits…AHL: Became first Worcester Sharks player to record two consecutive 10-goal, 10-fight seasons (14 goals, 10 fighting majors)…Scored six power play goals and two game winners.
2009-10: First player in Worcester Sharks history to record double digits in goals and fighting majors (13)…Amongst AHL rookies, was T-3rd in goals and ninth in PIM (third on Sharks)…One of two rookies in team history to record 20 goals…Playoffs: T-3rd on the team in points...Had a three-assist game at Manchester on May 1.
2008-09: Split the season between Kitchener and Belleville (both OHL)…T-9th in the OHL in power play goals (15) and T-19th in goals...Scored a hat trick Jan. 9 vs. Kingston…Had a 10-game point streak from Jan. 3-30 (13, seven goals and six assists)…Playoffs: T-2nd on Belleville and 15th in the league in goals…Scored goals in four consecutive games from March 25-April 3.
2007-08: Fourth on team in PIM…Appeared in all 20 playoff games.
2006-07: Registered 15 points in 55 games for Sarnia.
2005-06: Seventh on the team as a rookie in PIM.
2004-05: Made a brief appearance in the OHL with eight games for Sarnia.
PERSONAL: “Mash” lists these favorites: Anything country (musician); Comedy movies (movie); “How I Met Your Mother” (television show); Seth Rogen (actor); Jessica Biel (actress); Chicago (NHL road city); golf (sport other than hockey); his cottage (vacation spot); barstoolsports.com (website); lamb (food); Call of Duty (video game); Christmas (holiday); Settlers of Catan (board game)…likes to golf and play video games in his spare time…has a pet dog…first job: golf course maintenance…most memorable NHL moment: first game…hockey idol is Jarome Iginla… golf handicap is 8 and he likes to play at Los Cabo in Mexico…started skating at four and playing hockey at five…would have been a professional golfer if not for hockey…stick blade pattern he uses is a Lindros…wears Bauer skates, size 9…oldest piece of equipment is his five year old elbow pads…his sister played Canadian Interuniversity Hockey for Waterloo University.