Right wing who began his NHL career with the New York Rangers in 2014. He was initially drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
He played college hockey at Boston College where he was a finalist for the Hobey Baker award as a senior. He won a national championship with the school for the 2011-2012 season.
Among his fellow rookies in his rookie season, he ranked within the top 6 in assists, shooting percentage, plus-minus, points and goals.
His parents are Kevin and Shelagh. He has an older brother named Jimmy and sisters named Genevieve, Eileen and Justine. He was a teammate of Jimmy at Boston College and Jimmy would turn professional as well.
He and fellow Rangers teammate Chris Kreider won a national championship together at Boston College.