Right winger who was selected 69th overall in the 2009 NHL Draft by the Dallas Stars and debuted for the team in 2011. He played for the Boston Bruins from 2013 to 2015 before a trade sent him to the Florida Panthers.
He played for the Toronto Nationals in the Greater Toronto Hockey League before beginning his NHL career.
He played college hockey at Miami University, where he was a two-time All-CCHA first-team selection.
He was traded to the Panthers for Jimmy Hayes.