Status: Syracuse Crunch right winger.
DOB: May 2, 1992 In: Campbell River, B.C.
Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 200 pounds
First Hockey Memory: "Probably growing up and going on the outdoor pond."
Hockey Inspirations: "My dad, obviously at a young age, put me in hockey. Very young age. Instantly fell in love with the game. And if not for him putting me out on the ice, I don't think I'd be where I am today. So it was good to be out there at a young age."
Last Book Read: "Unbroken."
Current Car: "Range Rover (black)."
Greatest Sports Moment: "Probably my first NHL goal. Or the NHL draft was pretty cool."
Most Painful Moment: "Probably losing two years in a row at the world juniors."
Favorite Uniforms: "I like...Boston."
Embarrassing Hockey Memory: "When I was really young, I think I tripped over the blueline on a breakaway (smiles)."
Closest Hockey Friends: "A lot of friends from the Ontario League."
Funniest Players Encountered: "Marty (St-Louis), Teddy (Purcell), Stammer (Steven Stamkos)."
Toughest Competitors Encountered: "Bugsy (Ryan Malone)."
First Famous Player You Met Or Encountered: "I'm not even sure...maybe Dan Hamhuis, he's from northern B.C. too, so, I remember that yeah."
Favorite Players To Watch: "Sidney Crosby and Pavel Datsyuk."
Funny Hockey Memory: "Coming to the rink and hearing Marty speak and (Eric) Brewer speak, and all these guys, Teddy, they're a good group of guys. It's fun to come to the rink everyday."
Favorite Sport Outside Hockey: "Before this year I wasn't really big on football, but I've been watching a lot of football. It grew on me."
Personality Qualities Most Admired: "Hard working. Honesty."