Signed with Kazan of the KHL on June 18, 2013.
2012-13: Spent most of the season with the Dallas Stars organization but ended the year with the Avalanche organization…Appeared in 15 NHL games for Dallas, totaling three points (2g/1a)…Dressed in two games for Colorado, registering one assist…Had 39 points (18g/21a) in 53 combined AHL games between the Texas Stars and Lake Erie Monsters…Was acquired by the Avalanche on April 2 and reported to Lake Erie…Tallied 11 points (5g/6a) in just six games for the Monsters…Recalled by Colorado on April 22 and made his Avalanche debut on April 23 at St. Louis…Picked up his first point as a member of the Avs with an assist on April 26 at Phoenix…Spent nearly a month with the Stars from Jan. 24 to Feb. 18…Recalled again on March 11 and was with Dallas until the trade to Colorado.
2011-12: Made the Stars’ Opening Night roster and went on to appear in 47 games for Dallas, recording 10 points (4g/6a)…Also appeared in 22 games for Texas (AHL), totaling 16 points (12g/4a).
2010-11: Saw his first NHL action, appearing in 24 games for the Stars (1g/1a)…Made his NHL debut on Feb. 9 vs. Phoenix…Tallied his first NHL goal on March 9 vs. Calgary…Also played 44 regular season games and six postseason contests for Texas.
2009-10: Split his final Western Hockey League campaign between Edmonton and Vancouver…Combined for 48 points (29g/19a) in 57 games between the two teams…Also appeared in 15 playoff games for Vancouver, recording 13 points (7g/6a).