In 8 games he’s already surpassed (by 1) the 5 goals he scored in 46 games from his rookie season. He’s also less than half a dozen assists and points away from eclipsing those marks as well.
The 5’11” 195 lbs. forward put up big numbers in his final year of juniors with Owen Sound Attack and may just be starting to catch fire on the score sheet as a pro. He also their captain and won an OHL Championship in 2010 with the team
He signed a three-year entry level deal that keeps him in the prospect system through 2015.
The 22-year old is making a solid argument that he belongs on a higher level of play but the parent club is probably waiting a little bit to see if he can sustain it.