Selected by the Hurricanes in the sixth round (156th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft… Had 54 points (5g, 49a) and 159 penalty minutes in 167 career Ontario Hockey League (OHL) games with Sault Ste. Marie… Was teammates in Sault Ste. Marie with fellow Hurricanes prospects Sergey Tolchinsky and Kyle Jenkins… Was selected by Sault Ste. Marie in the fifth round (87th overall) in the 2011 OHL Priority Draft… Spent most of the 2010-11 season with the Toronto Junior Canadiens minor midget AAA team, totaling 44 points (14g, 30a) in 84 Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) games… Participated in the 2011 U17 Provincial Camp in Thunder Bay… Served as an alternate captain for the Toronto Junior Canadiens midget AAA team in 2011-12, totaling 24 points (9g, 15a) in 39 GTHL games… Represented the Junior Canadiens in the 2012 GTHL All-Star Game… Completed his first season of major junior hockey with Sault Ste. Marie in 2012-13, notching 17 assists and a (+2) rating in 62 games… Made his OHL debut vs. Plymouth (9/21/12)… Earned his first OHL point with an assist vs. Saginaw (10/3/12)… Played all six games of Sault Ste. Marie’s 2013 first-round playoff series against Owen Sound… Ranked third among Sault Ste. Marie defensemen in scoring with 21 points (3g, 18a) in 67 games in 2013-14… Was second on the team and first among blueliners with a plus-34 rating, serving as an alternate captain for the Greyhounds… Appeared in all nine 2014 playoff games for Sault Ste. Marie, as the Greyhounds eliminated Owen Sound before being swept by Erie.
2014-15: Completed his final season of junior hockey with Sault Ste. Marie, totaling 16 points (2g, 14a) in 38 regular-season games… Served as alternate captain for the second consecutive season… Was (+15) for the season… Scored a goal and added two assists vs. Owen Sound (10/11)… Earned a pair of assists at Winsor (11/16)… Scored a goal and earned an assist vs. Plymouth (12/10)… Fractured the middle finger on his right hand while sparring with Cristiano DiGiacinto vs. Windsor (12/14) and missed nearly two months of action… Led all Greyhounds in plus/minus during the 2015 OHL playoffs (+14) as Sault Ste. Marie advanced to the conference final before falling to Erie… Ranked second among Sault Ste. Marie defensemen in scoring with nine points (2g, 7a) in 14 games.