Played the 2010-11 and 2011-12 season in the USHL with the Sioux City
Musketeers...In 89 games he scored 14 goals and added 35 assists for 49
points...Prior to his time with the Musketeers, he played two seasons with
Benilde-St. Margaret's, where he suited up in 47 games...His high school statistics
included 25 goals, 54 assists and 79 points, while averaging 1.68 points per
game...His physical style earned him 119 PIMs at the USHL level and 58 in high
school...Played with Team USA in 2012 at the World Junior "A" Challenge U-19,
scoring once and assisting on another in five games played...A USA Select 15
Development Camp selection...Served as the team captain at Benilde-St. Margaret's
as a senior...A three-time all-conference selection in high school...Also played
lacrosse in high school, helping his team to the 2010 Minnesota State
Championship...Attended Eden Prairie High School as a freshman.
Son of Jim and Josie Patterson...Has one sister and one brother...His cousin, Will
Engasser, played hockey at Yale from 2004-08, serving as captain his final
season with the Bulldogs.