2014-15: Finished the year ranked 8th in the NHL, and led the team, in hits (263)...Ranked 6th on the team in goals (15) and points (36) and 7th in assists (21)...5th on the team in shots (158)... Had a two-point night (1 g, 1 a) on March 12 vs. Nashville...Scored a goal on Feb. 28 vs. Ottawa...Potted an assist at Levi’s Stadium on Feb. 21 vs. Los Angeles...Scored a goal on Feb. 19 at Dallas...Picked up a goal on Jan. 15 vs. Toronto...Scored a goal on Jan. 6 at Minnesota...Had a four game point streak (3- 6=9) from Nov. 29 vs. Anaheim to Dec. 7 vs. Edmonton...Picked up a pair of assists on Dec. 6 vs. Calgary...Scored a pair of goals on Dec. 4 vs. Boston...Set a career-high in points (1-3=4) and had seven hits on Nov. 29 vs. Anaheim... Scored a shorthanded goal on Nov. 22 vs. Arizona...Was named Sharks Co-Player of the Month (Burns) for October...Had a four-game point streak (2g-2a) from Oct. 26 at Anaheim thru Nov. 1 vs. NY Islanders... Scored his first career power-play goal, fired 10 shots on goal and added five hits and a fighting major (Perry) on Oct. 26 at Anaheim... Posted a two point night (1-1=2) and a +1 rating on Oct. 14 at Washington...Scored twice, including San Jose’s first goal of the season, on Oct. 8 at Los Angeles.
Set career-highs in goals (16), assists (22) and points (38) this season…Ranked 5th on the team in goals and 6th in points…Led the team in hits (218)…Recorded 10 hits on April 3 vs. Los Angeles…Broke his own franchise record by recording 12 hits on March 25 at Edmonton…Recorded his first Gordie Howe hat trick on March 11 vs. Toronto…Scored twice on March 8 vs. Montreal…Tallied the overtime winner on Feb. 5 vs. Dallas… Scored a goal on Jan. 20 vs. Calgary… Recorded two helpers on Jan. 18 at Tampa Bay…Scored a career high two goals and a career best plus-3 rating on Nov. 21 vs. Tampa Bay…Played in his 100th career NHL game on Nov. 15 at Edmonton…Extended career-high point streak to six games (3- 4=7) with a goal on Nov. 10 at Winnipeg… Scored the game-tying goal on Nov. 5 vs. Buffalo…Posted two assists on Oct. 8 vs. the NY Rangers…Recorded a team-high six hits on Oct. 5 vs. Phoenix…Scored his first goal of the season on Oct. 3 vs. Vancouver... Playoffs:
2nd on the team in hits (31)... Carried a three-game assist streak from Game 1 to Game 3 (April 17-22) of the WCFR against Los Angeles…Had an assist, plus-1 rating and game-high nine hits in Game 3 at Los Angeles on April 22.
Led the team in hits (115)…T-4th amongst team forwards in blocked shots (32)…Had career highs in goals, assists and points (5-8=13)…Was named the Sharks nominee for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy…Had his third multi-point game of the season on April 15 at Phoenix with a goal and an assist…Set a new career-high in goals with his fourth on April 7 vs. Dallas… Set a career-high with 3 points (1-2=3) on March 27 vs. Anaheim…Took his first career penalty shot on March 16 at Los Angeles but did not convert against Jonathan Bernier… Returned from Injured Reserve on March 9 vs. St. Louis and had an assist and a game-high five hits…Scored his first goal and recorded his first multi-point game of the season (1-1=2) on Feb. 5 vs. Chicago… During the work stoppage, he played for KooKoo in Finland…Playoffs:
Led the team in hits (44) and T-7th on the team in assists (2)…T-4th on the Sharks in plus/minus (+1), T-2nd in PIM (6) and T-3rd amongst team forwards in blocked shots (7).
4th on the team in hits (102) in just 33 games… Sharks nominee for the Masterton Trophy for his work as an advisory board member on the You Can Play Project…Had his first career multi-point game (1-1=2) on Feb. 16 at Tampa Bay…Scored his first career NHL goal in his native state of Illinois on Jan. 15 at Chicago…Recorded his first career point with an assist in the season opener on Oct. 8 vs. Phoenix…Playoffs:
Recorded the primary assist on Desjardins’ goal that sent Game 1 of the WCQF at St. Louis to overtime in his first career postseason game…T-3rd on the team in plus/minus (+1).
Appeared in five games for San Jose in his first professional season…Made his NHL debut on Oct. 8 at Columbus in Stockholm… AHL: Posted 33 points (17-16=33) in 69 games with Worcester… Worcester Sharks Rookie of the Year…3rd amongst team in goals scored and first with four game winners…Fired a Worcester season high 9 shots on goal against Portland on April 5…Had a three game goal scoring streak (4-0=4) snapped on March 18.…Scored first pro power play goal vs. Connecticut on March 13…Received first professional fighting major penalty vs. Andrew Bodnarchuk at Providence on Jan. 16…Scored first professional goal, the game-winner, at 14:24 of third period against Norfolk on Oct. 24.
Miami’s team captain was named to the 2009-10 CCHA All-Conference Second Team and the CCHA’s Best Defensive Forward…Named an Inside College Hockey Third Team All-American… Helped Miami reach the Frozen Four for the second consecutive season…Set career highs in goals, assists and points…Scored four goals and added an assist on Dec. 11 vs. Ohio State and was named the first star.
One of six players on Miami to play in all 41 regular season games…Amongst team leaders: T-7th in goals, fifth in assists and points and first in PIM… Notched a career-high four points against RPI on Dec. 14…Playoffs:
Recorded two assists vs. Denver on March 27.
Finished third amongst team freshmen in points…T-3rd on team in goals…T-30th among freshmen in the nation in points per game (.69)…Scored 12 even strength goals.
Named Most Valuable Player of the East Division team at the 2007 USHL Prospects/ All-Star Game…USHL Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 31).