Canadian defenceman who was simply drafted in the initial round from the 2014 NHL Admittance Draft with the Philadelphia Flyers. He was agreed upon to a three-year, entry-level agreement using the Flyers on Sept 25, 2014. He was raised in Elkhorn, Manitoba and performed in the Manitoba Midget AAA Hockey Group. He earned a bronze medal representing Canada on the IIHF Globe Under-18 Tournament where he also earned the award for Greatest Defenceman. His twin sibling Taylor is certainly a forward using the Calgary Hitmen. He and Brian Boucher are both first-round draft picks from the Philadelphia Flyers.