2012-13: Played in 42 of the final 43 games after making NHL season debut/posting goal Jan. 31 vs. NY Islanders; was a healthy “scratch” Apr. 23 vs. Montreal...Total included his 100th career NHL match Mar. 19 vs. NY Rangers...Completed campaign tied third on squad with 11 goals (I. Kovalchuk)...Recorded points in season-high five straight games Feb. 3-10 (3g-2a-5pts); totals included goals in three straight contests Feb. 5-9 (3g)...Matched career high in lone multiple-point effort of season with 2g-1a- 3pts Mar. 13 vs. Philadelphia... Notched fifth/sixth career shorthanded goals over a three-game span Mar. 2 at Buffalo/Mar. 5 vs. Tampa Bay...Activated Jan. 31 after missing 5 games with left thumb injury suffered during Nov. 25 AHL contest vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (Atlantic City, NJ); underwent a procedure to repair the Ulnar Collateral Ligament four days later...American Hockey League stats showed 5g-3a-8pts in 16 games...Totals included season-high two assists Nov. 17 at St. John’s; and points in back-to-back games twice, most recently Nov. 24-25 (1g-1a-2pts)...Served as an alternate captain with Albany (AHL)...2011-12: A finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy as league’s top rookie; finished third in the balloting...Named NHL's top rookie for December; led all first-year players with 5g-8a-13pts...Third among the league's rookies/fourth on squad with 51 points; first among first- year players/fourth on club with 35a; and sixth among rookies/seventh on team with 16g...Point-total was fourth among first-year players in franchise history; passed P. Verbeek (47, ‘83-84) with assist Mar. 27 vs. Chicago...Recorded points in team season-high (tie, P. Elias, 3 times & Z. Parise) seven straight games Nov. 25-Dec. 8 (2g-7a-9pts)...Notched 14 multiple-point games, including season-high 1g-2a-3pts Dec. 12 at Tampa Bay and lone two-goal game Nov. 5 vs. Winnipeg (OT)...Selected to participate as a rookie at NHL All-Star Weekend, but did not attend due to injury...Tied for first in NHL with 4 SHG (C. Clutterbuck, Min. & M. Richards, LA); was tied for second with 3 SH assists (4 others) and tied for first with 7 SH points (Parise)...Missed five of eight contests Jan. 14-Feb. 4 (groin)...Added game-deciding goal in first career shootout attempt Dec. 8 vs. Ottawa...Saw action in 3 games during eight-day AHL assignment Oct. 14-22; made NHL season debut Oct. 8 vs. Philadelphia...Established Devils’ single-season playoff rookie record with 8a (7, S. Gomez, ’00; B. Rafalski, ’00 & J. Dowd, ’95)/13pts (Gomez, 10, ’00)...Tied NHL single-season record with second series-clinching overtime goal in game six of Eastern Conference Finals vs. NY Rangers (M. Gelinas, Cgy., ’04)...In ECQF vs. Florida, became just second rookie in league history to record a series- clinching OT goal (C. Lemieux, Mtl., ’86); was second rookie in team history (D. Brown, ’88 WCF at Bos.) to record an OT goal...Finished third in NHL/led squad with plus-12 mark; one of just three players in team’s lineup (D. Clarkson & A. Ponikarovsky) to finish “plus” in all four playoff rounds...2010-11: Spent most of first pro season with Albany; led club with 25g, eight power play tallies, five game-winners and one in OT (tie)...Finished second on club with 50pts (M. Anderson, 55pts), tying M. Taormina’s franchise rookie record set previous season...Totals included two season-high 4-game point-scoring streaks: Mar. 26-Apr. 2 (2g-4a-6pts) and Feb. 12-18 (4g-2a-6pts)...Notched 11 two-point games, including 2g Feb. 15 at Charlotte and Jan. 15 vs. Springfield...Made NHL debut in regular-season finale Apr. 10 vs. Boston; recalled from AHL Devils that day...Named to New Jersey’s season-opening roster Oct. 6; was re- assigned prior to Oct. 8 season opener...Made AHL Devils’ debut Oct. 9 vs. Adirondack...OTHER: Spent four seasons, 2006-07 through 2009-10, with Windsor (OHL); compiled 111g-117a-228pts and 152 penalty minutes in 238 games played...A member of Spitfires' back-to-back Memorial Cup Championships his last two seasons; teammates included former AHL Devil H. Young...Named MVP of 2010 Ontario Hockey League playoffs; led league with 20g...Appeared in 2010 OHL All-Star Game...Represented Canada at 2010 World Junior Championships, winning Silver Medal.