Right winger who made his first NHL appearance for the Buffalo Sabres in 2011 and was traded to the Vancouver Canucks later that season.
He played AAA midget hockey for the Windsor Jr. Spitfires.
Known for his size, toughness, and aggressive style of play.
His father Mike died when Kassian was 8 years old, so he was raised by his mother Shirley and his older brother Mike Jr.
He joined Daniel Sedin on the Canucks during the 2011-12 season.