2012-13: Signed a three-year entry level contract with Vancouver on August 13th...named as the team's captain on Sept. 17...suffered a second degree shoulder separation in 3-2 loss at Sudbury on Oct. 19, expected to miss three to six weeks...named to Team OHL Roster for Subway Super Series on Nov. 8th in Guelph...announced on Nov. 10th that he would be making a $500 donation to the Quinte Children's Foundation, as well as an undisclosed amount for each Bulls victory throughout the season...returned to the lineup on Nov. 14th and scored in a 2-1 shootout win over Guelph...named OHL Player of the Week from Dec. 23-29, recording 2 goals and 3 assists in wins over Guelph and Kitchener...recorded 2 goals and 2 assists in 6-2 win vs. Sault Ste. Marie on Jan. 5th...had a goal and 3 assists in 7-2 win at Niagara on Jan. 18th...recorded 3 goals and an assist in 7-5 win vs. Sudbury on Feb. 16th...had a goal and 2 assists in 4-0 win vs. Brampton on Feb. 27th...recorded a hat-trick in 5-2 win vs. Oshawa on Mar. 13th...finished season with 33 goals and 27 assists in 60 games...began the playoffs with 2 goals and 2 assists in an 8-1 game one win over Mississauga on Mar. 21st...made a $1500 donation to the Quinte Children's Foundation's Build a Player Program on Apr. 23rd...had points in 14 of 17 playoff games, recording 8 goals and 14 assists in that span...recalled by the Vancouver Canucks following playoff elimination...voted as conference's best defensive forward in Eastern Conference Coaches Poll...nominated as the Bulls' representative to receive the Roger Neilson Award, given to the post-secondary student who exemplifies excellence in the classroom...2011-12: Invited to the NHL Research & Development Camp in Toronto on Aug. 17-18...won gold at Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Breclav, CZE, with a goal and assist in gold medal win over Sweden...named an assistant captain with the Bulls to begin the season...ranked eighth among draft eligible skaters by ISS on Oct. 16 in top 30 rankings...ranked seventh among OHL skaters in the NHL Central Scouting Bureau's preliminary rankings released on Nov. 17...named OHL Player of the Week from Nov. 20-27, scoring five goals and one assists in three victories...ranked as 11th draft eligible North American skater by NHL Central Scouting Bureau in Midterm Rankings on Jan. 11...Belleville's leading scorer with 28 goals and 40 assists in 68 games...finished the season ranked 13th among North American skaters on the NHL Central Scouting Bureau's final pre-draft rankings, making him the top eligible North American born forward...represented Canada in the World Under 18 Hockey Championships in the Czech Republic, bringing home bronze after scoring three times and adding an assist in seven games...attended the NHL Draft Combine in Toronto from May 28-June 2...named the Bulls' nominee for the Bobby Smith Trophy (Academic Player of the Year) as well as received the Top Scorer and Top Forward awards...selected in the 1st round (26th overall) by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2012 NHL Draft...2010-11: Came out of the gate fast with 4 goals in 5 preseason games...recorded first career multi-point game Sept. 30 at PBO with four assists...scored first OHL goal Oct. 1 at Kingston...named Bulls player of the week from Sept. 25 - Oct. 2...had another four point night Dec. 2 in 8-6 W at PBO, collected a goal and three assists...won gold at World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Winnipeg over Christmas, had 3 goals and 1 assist in 6 games...went on a five game point streak (Jan. 8 - 26) where he collected a goal and 4 assists...scored in three consecutive games (Mar. 2-6) and finished the year with 11 goals and 25 assists to finish 13th in OHL rookie scoring...2009-10: Belleville's 1st round (2nd overall) selection behind Sarnia's Alex Galchenyuk...targeted by Bulls' scouts for his athleticism, two-way game, leadership abilities and maturity...captain of Markham Waxers Minor Midget team where he collected 55 goals and 93 assists in 86 games...was the highest scoring minor midget player in Ontario...was named to Toronto Star High School Hockey All-Star First Team after recording 4 goals and 21 points in 17 games for Markham District High School, where he spent much of the season on defence.
Personal: Attended Markham District High School...enjoys football, golf, reading and friends off the ice...favourite NHL team is the Toronto Maple Leafs...favourite NHL player growing up was Brendan Shanahan...favourite food is steak...apart from a career in hockey, hopes to become a Psychiatrist...best hockey memory is an under 18 gold medal...favourite movie is Warrior...if he could meet anyone it would be J.K. Rowling...favourite OHL arena is Oshawa...cites his toughest OHL opponent as Peterborough's Joey West...has one brother, Cameron who is a member of the Colorado Avalanche organization...has one sister Allyson...also has one nephew, Carter...is the son of Stephen and Julie Gaunce.