Signed a one-year American Hockey League contract with the Rochester Americans on July 3, 2012.
2011-12: Completed his first professional season registering 17 points on eight goals and nine assists in 73 games with the Syracuse Crunch (AHL)… Ranked sixth on the team with a +9 on-ice rating… Was held scoreless in four postseason appearances for Syracuse… Recorded a season-high two points (1+1) in 6-2 win vs. Adirondack on 10/15
2010-11: Played in 11 games with the Crunch, collecting seven points (3+4) and two PIM… Tallied two points (1+1) in a 4-3 win at Toronto on 3/30… Scored his first professional goal in a 4-1 win at Bridgeport on 3/28… Notched first professional point (assist) in a 6-4 win vs. Rochester on 3/26… Made professional debut at Binghamton on 3/23… Appeared in 39 games with Lake Superior State University (CCHA), ending his tenure with the Lakers with career-highs in goals (17), assists (18), points (35) and game-winning goals (3) while leading the team in every offensive category... Led the Lakers in goals and points for the second straight season… Increased his point total each season and reached the 20-point mark in each of his four years with LSSU... 2009-10: Named LSSU’s Most-Valuable Player and Most-Valuable Forward after leading the Lakers in goals (15) and points (28)... Ranked third on the team with 13 assists while leading the Lakers with a team-high 41 PIM… Received votes on the All-Michigancollegehockey.com and All-Central Collegiate Hockey Association teams... Had a 3.56 grade point average and was LSSU’s nominee for the CCHA Scholar-Athlete Award for the second straight year... Tied for seventh nationally and second in the CCHA in game-winning goals with five... Scored GWGs against Ohio State (10/23), Bowling Green (12/5), Northern Michigan (12/11) and Nebraska-Omaha (1/15 and 1/16)... His GWG against the Buckeyes occurred with 20 seconds remaining in regulation, while his GWG against the Wildcats was a shorthanded marker... He tallied his GWG in the 1/16 victory over UNO in overtime... Tallied his first career shorthanded goal against NMU on 12/12 and scored a shorthanded game-tying goal in a 3-3 tie and shootout victory at Michigan State on 1/09… Led the team in faceoff wins with 387... Scored eight goals and posted 10 points in nine games between 12/05 and 1/16… 2008-09: Finished his sophomore campaign sixth on the team in scoring with 21 points (9+12) in 36 games… Was named the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Offensive Player of the Week after totaling five points (3+2), including three power-play goals, during LSSU's series split at Bowling Green State (1/23 and 1/24)... Received RBC Financial Group Player of the Month Special Mention after totaling 11 points (6+5) in January... Led the Lakers in plus-minus at +13 and was second in power-play goals with five... Scored the game-winning goal against Harvard at the Badger Showdown on 12/27… Had multiple-point games against Harvard (1+1), Colgate (2+0) on 1/09), BGSU (2+2) on 1/24 and Michigan State (0+3) on 1/31… Missed three games due to injury... Was LSSU's nominee for the CCHA Scholar-Athlete Award… 2007-08: Had a productive rookie season with LSSU, finishing second among team freshmen and fifth in overall scoring with 20 points (10+10) in 33 games… Received LSSU's Outstanding Freshman Award... Finished third on the team in goals scored and fifth in total points... Led LSSU in plus-minus at +8... Was ranked 22nd in the CCHA in freshmen scoring… Enjoyed a seven-game point streak from 2/16 to 3/08... Recorded an assist and the game-winning goal against Northern Michigan on 2/28… Netted the game-winning goal in a 2-1 overtime victory over Alaska on 2/22… Scored a goal while the Lakers were playing with an extra attacker in a 3-2 loss to Michigan State on 11/30 and totaled (2+0) for the series… Scored his first collegiate goal at Notre Dame on 11/01... 2006-07: His final season of junior hockey… Helped the Pickering Panthers (OPJHL) to the league Conference Finals after leading the team in goals (36), assists (34), points (70) and plus/minus (+11) in 48 regular season contests… 2005-06: Placed sixth among Panthers skaters in scoring with 44 points (20+24) in 47 games… Was one of just five Pickering forwards to notch 20 or more goals… 2004-05: Collected three points (1+2) in three games before a season-ending injury sidelined him for the rest of the campaign… 2003-04: Posted 24 points (14+10) in 40 games during his rookie season with Pickering