2019-20 Notes

  • Tallied 49 points (18G, 31A) in 70 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets to reach .70 points per game for the second consecutive season
  • Added 10 points (4G, 6A) in 10 playoff games
  • Scored a hat trick in Game 3 of the qualifier series against the Toronto Maple Leafs, which included scoring the game-winning goal in overtime
  • Had a season high five-game point streak from Oct. 21-Nov. 1 (3G, 3A)
  • Racked up 29 points (12G, 17A) in 34 games on the road
  • Was better than a point per game in day games with six points (2G, 4A) in four games
  • Nearly a point per game in the second game of back-to-backs with 12 points (5G, 7A) in 13 games
  • Enjoyed playing the Western Conference with 24 points (9G, 15A) in 28 games
  • Best month was January went he tallied 11 points (2G, 9A) in 11 games
  • Posted eight points (3G, 5A) on Sundays
  • Team he enjoyed playing the most was Montreal with six points (4G, 2A) in three games

Career Notes

  • Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets on Jan. 23/21
  • Played his first three-plus NHL seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets, tallying 159 points (66G, 93A) in 239 games
  • Hasn’t missed a game during his NHL career
  • Best season so far was in 2018-19 when he had career highs for goals (27), assists (34), and points (61)
  • Has one hat trick in the regular season during his career – Mar. 29/18 at CGY
  • Selected by the Blue Jackets third overall in the 2016 NHL Draft

Amateur Career

  • Played three seasons in the QMJHL for the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles and Blainville-Boisbriand Armada
  • Had 199 points (73G, 126A) in 164 games
  • Named the QMJHL’s Best Professional Prospect and Personality of the Year in 2015-16, along with being selected to the QMJHL’s Second All-Star Team
  • Also played in the CHL Top Prospects Game in 2016

International Career

  • Played for Canada at the 2018 and 2019 World Championships, winning a silver medal in 2019
  • Won a silver medal playing for Canada at the 2017 World Junior Championship and bronze medal at the 2015 U18 World Championship
  • First played for Canada as a member of Canada Black at the 2015 U17 World Hockey Challenge

Career Stats

Possession Metrics

Playoff Stats

Season Splits

Season Game Logs

First NHL Game – 10/6/17 vs. NYI
First NHL Goal – 10/6/17 vs. NYI
First NHL Assist – 11/2/17 at FLA
Most Goals, Game – 3, 3/29/18 at CGY
Most Assists, Game – 3 (3x), Last: 1/22/20 vs. WPG
Most Points, Game – 4, 12/31/18 vs. OTT (2G, 2A)
Most Penalty Minutes, Game – 10, 4/7/18 at NSH 
Most Shots, Game – 6 (2x), Last: 12/5/19 vs. NYR
Most Time On Ice, Game – 24:59, 1/7/18 vs. FLA
Longest Point Streak – 5 Games (2x), Last: 10/21/19-11/1/19
Longest Goal Streak – 3 Games (2x), Last: 11/10/18-11/15/18
Longest Assist Streak – 4 Games (3x), Last: 1/19/20-2/2/20
Hat Tricks - 1
Multiple-Point Games – 38 (1, 4-point, 10, 3-point; 27, 2-point)
Penalty Shots - 0-0, 100.0%
Shootout Attempts - 4-7, 57.1%

Transactions

June 29, 2016 – Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a three-year, $3,425,000 AAV entry-level contract.
December 31, 2020 – Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a two-year, $5,000,000 AAV contract.
January 23, 2021 - Acquired by the Winnipeg Jets along with a third-round selection in the 2022 NHL Draft in exchange for F - Patrik Laine and F - Jack Rosolovic.