- Finished third on the Spitfires with 34 goals and tied for the team lead with 15 power-play goals in 2007-08 – won Windsor’s award for Dedication and Determination.
- Participated in the 2008 Under-18 IIHF World Championships as a member of Team Canada and was selected to the 2008 CHL Top Prospects Game.
- His very first hockey team was the Skylight Donuts and he played for the Clarington Toros for seven years of his minor hockey career – he got his start in hockey on the outdoor pond, skating with his brother, Garrett, and dad, Gary.
- His nickname is “Nemo” and he patterns his game after Toronto Maple Leafs’ Mats Sundin – “he is the total package”.
- His most memorable hockey moment was winning an Ontario Minor Hockey Association Minor Midget championship in 2004-05 – “it was a huge tournament to win”.
- If he could have dinner with any three people he would choose: Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Tiger Woods – “I admire all their accomplishments and I would like to meet them”.
NHL Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Player: Joe Sakic
Shootout move: “fake backhand, shoot top glove”
Video Game: Guitar Hero
TV Show: Seinfeld
Actor: Mark Wahlberg
Artist: Jack Johnson
Book: Yzerman – Making of a Champion by Doug Hunter
Pump-up song: “Enter Sandman” by Metallica
Food to cook: Spaghetti
Sport (other than hockey): Golf
Place to visit: Cousin’s house