Ahead of the 2015-16 season, he was tied for fourth among all-time B-Sens with eight shorthanded goals ... An RFA at the conclusion of the 2014-15 campaign, he is in the midst of the first of a two-year contract he signed with Ottawa on June 18.
2014-15: Registered 21 points (11 goals, 10 assists) over 27 games with the B-Sens and was recalled to Ottawa on two occasions ... Appeared in a new NHL season high of 50 games while establishing new NHL career highs in goals (10), assists (nine) and points (19) ... Was the only Senator to record multiple shorthanded goals (two) ... Concluded the regular season with a goal in three consecutive games.
2015-16 Season high: Face-offs: 5/12 (42%), Oct. 8 at Buffalo (3-1 win)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (13x) last: 4/11/15 at Philadelphia (3-1 win); Assists: 1 (11x) last: 3/28/15 at Toronto (4-3 OT loss); Points: 2 (2x) last: (1-1), 1/15/15 vs Montreal (4-1 win)
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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