Played in his first home game on Oct. 8 vs. VAN... scored his first career game winning goal, adding an assist on Oct. 19 at WPG... had two points (1G, 1A) including the GWG vs. NAS on Oct. 31... had his second consecutive multi-point (2A) game on Nov. 2 at MTL... had his first career three-point game (1G, 2A) at FLA on Nov. 8... assisted on the GWG and scored at ARI on Nov. 29... had his first career hat trick and a +3 rating on Dec. 22 at LAK... had his second consecutive multi-goal game vs. EDM on Dec. 27... named NHL's "First Star" of the week on Dec. 29... stretched point streak to four with an assist on Dec. 29 vs. LAK... named NHL Rookie of the Month for December... named as one of six rookies in the NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Jan. 10... was an injury replacement in the NHL All-Star game and had two assists for Team Toews on Jan. 25... had a pair of goals vs. BUF on Jan. 27... picked up an assist in his fourth straight game on Feb. 16 vs. BOS...
USHL All-Rookie Team (2011) USHL Second All-Star Team (2011) USHL Rookie of the Year (2011) Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2012) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2013, 2014) Hockey East Player of the Year (2013) NCAA East First All-American Team (2013, 2014) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (2014)
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