Center referred to as an excellent passer and playmaker who all made his NHL debut through the 2010-2011 period using the Detroit Crimson Wings. He performed in the Ontario Hockey Group for the Kingston Frontenacs. He performed for SaiPa in the SM-liiga in 2012-2013. He was created in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. Goalie Chris Osgood was his teammate over the Crimson Wings.