Hockey center who made his NHL debut with the Pittsburgh Penguins in November 2013, then was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2015. With the Moncton Wildcats in the QMJHL, he won awards for Hardest Hitter, Hardest Worker and Best Defensive Forward.
He was born in Nova Scotia and attended the University of Maine.
He was named MVP of the Maritime Junior Hockey League playoffs in 2007.
He has an older brother.
He became teammates with superstar Sidney Crosby in Pittsburgh in 2013.