An RFA at the conclusion of the 2012-13 campaign, he is in the midst of the second of a three-year contract he signed with Ottawa on 7/22/13.
2013-14: Established new NHL career highs in assists (19), points (23) and games (53) ... Tied for second among Senators defencemen (Methot) in scoring ... Tallied three power-play goals for the second consecutive season, matching a career high ... Recorded at least one assist in five of six games from March 25 to April 4 ... Reached 20 points in one season for the first time in his career on March 31 vs Carolina (2-1 SO win) ... Played in the 100th game of his NHL career on April 8 at N.Y. Islanders (4-1 win).
2014-15 Season high: Blocked shots: 4 (2x) last: March 19 vs Boston (6-4 win)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (12x) last: April 2 vs Tampa Bay (2-1 OT win); Assists: 3, 3/19/13 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win); Points: 3, (0-3), 3/19/13 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win)
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2009) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2009) WCHA First All-Star Team (2010) NCAA West First All-American Team (2010)
It's not always going to be pretty, especially against a great goalie [Lundqvist] like that. My goals are never how you draw them up. It's just a matter of grinding it out and trying to create havoc in front and good things happen.
— Capitals forward Jay Beagle on scoring in their Game 3 victory against the Rangers on Monday