Was recalled by Ottawa (and to the NHL) for the first time in his career on Feb. 15. Upon recall, had recorded 17 points (three goals, 14 assists) in 44 AHL games with Binghamton ... Ranked third among active B-Sens in both assists and penalty minutes (100) ... Has appeared in 191 career AHL contests (all with Binghamton) registering 65 points (20 goals, 45 assists) and 249 penalty minutes over that span.
2011-12: Set professional career highs in goals (11), assists (17), points (28) and penalty minutes (92) with the B-Sens.
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (2x) last: Feb. 25 vs Montreal (2-1 SO win); Assists: None; Points: 1 (2x) last: (1-0), Feb. 25 vs Montreal (2-1 SO win)
Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, April 6, 2010. Missed majority of 2014-15 due to recurring head injury and as a healthy reserve.
I don't know the room very well yet. I don't know how we're going to react in certain situations. We've had a couple of minor tests throughout the [preseason] ... We'll get to know each other as the year goes on. We'll figure it out.
— Oilers coach Todd McLellan on starting the 2015-16 season without a captain
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