2014-15: Posted 10-9-19 and 14 PIM in 28 games with Springfield (AHL) at time of recall on 12/30... Made season debut with CBJ, playing 9:30 10/31 vs. TOR.
2013-14: Recorded first career NHL point (assist) on Nov. 12 at Washington... Finished second on Springfield in scoring with 16-25-41.
Career: Made NHL debut on 2/18/14 at ANA... Recorded 5 blocked shots, 3 hits and 6 PIM in 5 GP with Columbus... Tallied 11-20-31 and a +15 rating in 64 GP with Falcons in 2012-13... Registered 30-26-56 in 136 GP in 4 seasons (2008-12) with Cornell (NCAA) Won Sam Woodside Award for overall career improvement by a Big Red senior in 2012... Won ECAC Hockey title in 2010.
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