American centre who produced his NHL debut through the 2013 Stanley Glass Playoffs as an associate of the brand new York Islanders. While representing america, he has gained bronze medals on the 2011 Globe Junior Glaciers Hockey Championships and 2015 Glaciers Hockey Globe Championships. He was created in Warroad, Minnesota and was a finalist for the Minnesota Mr. Hockey Prize while participating in Warroad SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. He was called towards the All-WCHA Third Group and WCHA All-Tournament Group during his sophomore period at the College or university of North Dakota in 2010-11. He originates from a well-known hockey family which include Dave Christian, Costs Christian and Roger Christian, most of whom earned Olympic precious metal medals representing america. He and Ryan Strome are both previous first circular draft picks of the brand new York Islanders.