Has helped the Senators to a record of 80-30-20 in games in which he has registered at least one point following 12/17/11 trade from Arizona. Ranks third in franchise history in having appeared in 261 consecutive games since the date of the trade.
2013-14: Established new career highs in goals (26), assists (32), points (58) and plus/minus (+22) ... Led Senators with two shorthanded goals ... Played in the 300th game of his NHL career on March 15 at Montreal (5-4 OT loss) ... Was recognized as the NHL's First Star of the Week on March 31 ... Scored three goals and added three assists in eight games for Canada at the 2014 IIHF WHC.
2014-15 Season high: Face-offs: 21/27 (78%), Feb. 12 vs Pittsburgh (5-4 SO loss)
Career game highs: Goals: 2 (12x) last: March 21 vs Toronto (5-3 win); Assists: 2 (15x) last: April 5 at Toronto (3-2 SO loss); Points: 4 (2x) last: (2-2), 4/1/12 at N.Y. Islanders (5-1 win)
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2008)
Traded to Ottawa by Phoenix for David Rundblad and Ottawa's 2nd round choice (later traded to Columbus, later traded to Philadelphia Philadelphia selected Anthony Stolarz) in 2012 Entry Draft, December 17, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Oulu (Finland), October 6, 2012.