Sparred with Rich Clune vs. NSH (12/7) ... Led all skaters with six hits at NYI (11/30) ... Registered five hits vs. MTL (11/29) ... Tallied three hits vs. PIT (11/20) ... Sparred with Ryan Reaves vs. STL (11/17) ... Registered four hits at DET (11/15) ... Recorded three hits in 7:30 of ice time at PHX (11/9) ... Registered an assist vs. MIN (11/7) ... Earned his first NHL point with an assist and scored his first NHL goal vs. NYI (11/5) ... Sparred with Wayne Simmonds at PHI (11/1) ... Sparred with Patrice Cormier at WPG (10/22) ... Registered four hits vs. CBJ (10/19) ... Sparred with Justin Falk vs. NYR (10/16) ... Registered three shots and three hits vs. EDM (10/14) ... Led the Capitals with four hits vs. COL (10/12) ... Registered four shots and two penalty minutes vs. CAR (10/10) ... Sparred with Lance Bouma vs. CGY (10/3)
The 6’4”, 203-pound forward won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, posting three goals in five games. He also won gold with Team Ontario at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, recording one assist and six penalty minutes in four games.