A pending RFA at the conclusion of the 2014-15 season, he signed a three-year contract extension with Ottawa on Aug. 18 ... Is the first Ottawa native ever to be drafted by the Senators.
2013-14: Served as B-Sens captain for the second season ... Played 50 games with Binghamton recording eight points (two goals, six assists) and a career-high 158 penalty minutes ... Scored his first NHL goal (which was also his first career point) on Nov. 7 in a 4-1 win vs Montreal ... Recorded a career-high 24 penalty minutes on Nov. 17 vs Columbus (4-1 loss) ... Was re-assigned to Binghamton on Dec. 2 and spent the rest of the season in the AHL.
2014-15 Season high: Blocked shots: 6, Dec. 19 vs Anaheim (6-2 win)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (2x) last: March 8 vs Calgary (5-4 SO win); Assists: 1 (10x) last: April 9 at N.Y. Rangers (3-0 win); Points: 1 (12x) last: (0-1), April 9 at N.Y. Rangers (3-0 win)
After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.
— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
Jan. 1, 2016