2019-20 Notes

  • Led the Jets in plus-minus with a plus-15 rating, which is tied for 10th-best in a season in team history
  • Averaged a career high 2:18 of shorthanded ice time per game
  • Had six of seven assists in second periods
  • Had all seven assists when the team was trailing
  • Finished the season with assists in consecutive games
  • Established a career high with seven blocked shots Feb. 27 vs. WSH
  • Had an assist Nov. 21 at DAL for his first point of the season and ended a 11-game pointless streak
  • Made his season debut Nov. 5 vs. NJD
  • Started the season on injured reserve with an upper body injury

Professional Career

  • Has played eight seasons in the NHL with the Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, and Jets
  • Best season came in 2016-17 with Montreal when he amassed 28 points (4G, 24A) in 74 games and averaged a career high 19:29 of ice time per game, along with 102 blocked shots
  • His former teams – Montreal and Buffalo – are the only two NHL teams he doesn’t have a point against
  • Also played in 132 AHL games with the Hamilton Bulldogs from 2012-2015, producing 31 points (7G, 24A) in 67 games as a rookie in 2012-13
  • Has been traded twice during his career: to Buffalo from Montreal on Jun. 17/17 in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft; and to Winnipeg from Buffalo on Feb. 25/19 in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft

Amateur Career

  • Played four seasons in the QMJHL for the Saint John SeaDogs from 2008-2012, racking up 152 points (37G, 115A) in 233 career games
  • Helped Saint John win the QMJHL championship in 2011 and 2012 and Memorial Cup in 2011
  • Named to the Memorial Cup All-Tournament Team in 2011
  • Selected to the QMJHL’s Second All-Star Team in 2012
  • Represented the QMJHL in the Canada/Russia Super Series in 2011 and 2012

International Career

  • Won a bronze medal playing for Canada at the 2012 World Junior Championship
  • Suited up for Canada Atlantic at the 2009 U17 World Hockey Challenge

Career Stats

Possession Metrics

Playoff Stats

First NHL Game - 3/30/13 vs. NYR
First NHL Goal - 2/18/15 at OTT (Hammond)
First NHL Assist - 4/1/13 vs. CAR
Most Goals, Game - 1 (12x), Last: 2/16/20 vs. CHI
Most Assists, Game - 2 (6x), Last: 3/28/19 vs. NYI
Most Points, Game - 3, 1/4/17 at DAL (1G, 2A)
Most Penalty Minutes, Game - 17, 2/14/15 vs. TOR
Most Shots, Game - 7, 3/18/19 at LAK
Most Time On Ice, Game - 28:22, 12/23/16 at CBJ
Longest Point Streak - 3 games, 1/3/17-1/7/17 (1G, 4A)
Longest Goal Streak – None
Longest Assist Streak - 3 games, 1/3/17-1/7/17 (4A)
Hat Tricks – None
Multiple-Point Games - 9 (1, 3-point; 8, 2-point)
Penalty Shots - 0-0, 0.0%
Shootout Attempts - 0-0, 0.0%

Transactions

May 31, 2012 - Signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a three-year, $925,000 AAV entry-level contract.
June 13, 2015 - Signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a two-year, $1.000,000 AAV contract extension.
June 17, 2017 - Traded to Buffalo by Montreal for a 2017 3rd round pick.
July 31, 2017 - Signed by the Buffalo Sabres to a two-year, $2,400,000 AAV contract extension.
February 25, 2019 - Traded to Winnipeg by Buffalo for a 2019 6th round pick.
July 1, 2019 - Signed by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year, $1,000,000 AAV contract.
October 9, 2020 - Signed by the Winnipeg Jets to a two-year, $1,250,000 AAV contract.