AHL First All-Star Team (2014) Eddie Shore Award (Outstanding Defenseman (AHL) (2014)
Traded to Florida by Buffalo for New Jersey's 5th round choice (previously acqured, later traded to Buffalo Buffalo selected Gustav Possler) in 2013 Entry Draft, March 15, 2013. Traded to Nashville by Florida for Bobby Butler, June 14, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 5, 2013. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 1, 2014.
It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.
— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18