Was the youngest player to ever make his NHL debut for the Senators (18 years, 172 days) when he did so on 10/7/11 at Detroit (5-3 loss) ... 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 25.
2014-15: Established new statistical career highs in all major categories ... Registered a new career best with four points (two goals, two assists) to help the Senators recover from a 3-0 deficit on Dec. 7 vs. Vancouver (4-3 OT win) ... Established a new career high when he registered at least one point in a seventh consecutive contest on March 8 vs. Calgary (5-4 SO win).
2015-16 Season high: Face-offs: 18/25 (72%), Oct. 8 at Buffalo (3-1 win)
Career game highs: Goals: 2 (2x) last: 3/23/15 vs San Jose (5-2 win); Assists: 2 (8x) last: Oct. 14 at Columbus (7-3 win); Points: 4, (2-2), 12/7/14 vs Vancouver (4-3 OT win)
Re-assigned to Djurgarden (Sweden) by Ottawa, October 26, 2011.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings