Professional hockey player who was selected by the Winnipeg Jets in the first round of the 2011 NHL Draft. Although he started the 2011 season in the NHL, he didn't establish himself in the Jets lineup until 2013-2014, when he had 34 points in 63 games.
He played his junior hockey with the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League, totaling 217 points in 158 games.
He became the first player drafted by the organization after it finalized its move from Atlanta to Winnipeg.
His parents are Mary Lou and Brad. He has a sister named Janelle and a brother named Kyle.
He and Nikolaj Ehlers were both first round draft picks of the Jets, with Ehlers selected in 2014.