Left wing who made his NHL debut on April 16, 2012, in a playoff game for the New York Rangers; selected 19th overall in the 2009 NHL Draft by the Rangers.
He played hockey for Boston College, and in 2010 he won both the NCAA Championship, and a gold medal in the Junior World Championships in Saskatchewan.
He scored his first career hat trick on November 30, 2013, in a 5-2 Rangers victory over the Vancouver Canucks.
He grew up in Boxford, Massachusetts, where he and his family were fans of the Rangers' rivals, the Boston Bruins.
He scored his first goal on April 23, 2012, on an assist from Derek Stepan.