Drafted by New Jersey in the 7th round (202nd overall selection) during the 2008 NHL Draft, Young is in his third-year with the Devils organization and joins the K-Wings after starting the season in the AHL with the Albany Devils. A defenseman a majority of his career, Young is making the transformation to forward.
The native of Windsor, Ontario has played two games this season, both in the ECHL with the Trenton Titans.
Last season, Young earned 10 points (3 goals, 7 assists) in 33 games with the K-Wings.
Before turning pro, Young played five seasons of Junior hockey, including the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons when the Windsor, Ontario native helped his hometown Windsor Spitfires capture back-to-back Memorial Cup Championships.
Young was reassigned to Kalamazoo from the New Jersey Devils on 11/14/11.