Split his eighth National Hockey League season between the San Jose Sharks and Islanders, totaling 14 points (6g/8a) in 38 games...Recorded three points (2g/1a) in three games during conditioning stint with the Worcester Sharks (American Hockey League) from Oct. 29 - Nov. 2...Made his NHL season debut on Nov. 6 vs. VAN and recorded an assist...Had a pair of goals and was named First Star on Dec. 4 vs. Boston...Traded to the Islanders on Mar. 2 in exchange for a conditional draft pick...Missed his first three games as an Islander with an upper-body injury from Mar. 3-7...Scored a goal and an assist in his Islanders debut on Mar. 9 at Toronto.
Traded to San Jose by Pittsburgh for San Jose's 2nd round choice (later traded to Columbus Columbus selected Dillon Heatherington) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 30, 2013. Traded to NY Islanders by San Jose for Tampa Bay's 7th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Vancouver Vancouver selected Tate Olson) in 2015 Entry Draft, March 2, 2015.