An RFA at the conclusion of the 2014-15 campaign, he was awarded a one-year contract with Ottawa via arbitration on Aug. 3.
2014-15: Led the Senators and NHL rookies with 27 goals ... In tandem with Mark Stone, was among only the second pair of Senators rookies to record at least 20 goals in one season (Daigle & Yashin in 1993-94) ... Ranked second among NHL rookies with a plus/minus rating of plus-16 ... Was among six NHL rookies invited to participate in the NHL All-Star weekend in Columbus and finished second in the Fastest Skater skills event (Drouin) ... In tandem with Stone, he was among the first pair of Canadian rookies to score 20 goals since Calgary s Brett Hull (26) and Joe Nieuwendyk (51) in 1987-88 .
Career game highs: Goals: 2 (6x) last: Nov. 24 at Dallas (7-4 win); Assists: 2 (3x) last: Nov. 12 vs Vancouver (3-2 win); Points: 3 (3x) last: (2-1), Oct. 17 vs Nashville (4-3 SO loss)
QMJHL First All-Star Team (2009, 2010) QMJHL Player of the Year (2010) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2010) AHL First All-Star Team (2014)