2012-13: Had 3 assists in a 4-1 win vs. Oshawa on Oct. 13th...had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 SOL at Peterborough on Nov. 29th..suffered a hand injury on Jan. 3rd in 3-0 loss at Peterborough, missed four games...had a goal and an assist in 6-3 win at Ottawa on Feb. 24th...scored in three consecutive games from Mar. 8-11...finished season with 8 goals and 15 assists in 64 games...had 5 assists in 17 playoff games and was a +14...2011-12: After a stellar preseason, was named an assistant captain with the Bulls...made Bulls debut on Sept. 23rd in 2-1 loss at Ottawa...scored first goal as a Bull on Nov. 30th in 4-2 win vs. Kingston...finished season with a strong month of March, scoring 3 times and adding 3 assists in 8 games...finished the season with career highs in goals (6), assists (20) and points (26) in 68 games...received the Bulls Most Improved Player Award as well as the team's Most Dedicated Player Award...Buffalo's 7th round (193rd overall) selection in the 2012 NHL Draft...2010-11: Split duties between forward and defence once again as the Otters fell to the Windsor Spitfires a second straight season, this time in seven games...had a goal and twelve assists in 59 season games...dealt to Belleville on August 2nd in exchange for goaltender Tyson Teichmann...2009-10: Scored first OHL goal on Nov. 6, 2009 vs. Niagara in a multi-goal night...notched five goals and ten assists in rookie OHL season, splitting time between the wing and blueline...2008-09: Selected by Erie in the 2nd Round (30th Overall) after a solid season with the Central Ontario Wolves Minor Midget team. Played alongside current Bulls teammate Scott Simmonds.
Personal: Graduate of Fenelon Falls Secondary School...favourite team is the Washington Capitals and favourite player is Mike Green...best hockey memory is his first OHL goal...off the ice he enjoys ATV'ing and video games...favourite move is The Hangover 2...if he could meet anyone it would be Will Ferrell...favourite OHL rink is the Yardmen...has two brothers, Riley, who plays at St. Lawrence University and Joel. Is the son of Steve and Sheree Austin. Father Steve is a former Oshawa General.