An Ottawa native, was the fourth Senators draft choice (Colbert, Cowick, Prince) ever selected from the Ontario Hockey League's Ottawa 67's.
2013-14: Earned a plus-two rating while skating in 20:40 time-on-ice in making his NHL debut on Dec. 12 against Buffalo (2-1 win) ... Became the first player in Senators franchise history to score his first career goal in overtime when he did so on Dec. 16 vs. St. Louis (3-2 OT win) ... Registered the second goal (and the second game-winning goal) of his career in helping Ottawa to a 4-2 win over Vancouver in the 2014 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic on March 2 at BC Place.
2014-15 Season high: Blocked shots: 5 (2x) last: April 9 at N.Y. Rangers (3-0 win)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (8x) last: Feb. 16 vs Carolina (6-3 loss); Assists: 2, 12/28/13 vs Boston (4-3 win); Points: 2, (0-2), 12/28/13 vs Boston (4-3 win)
I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team. A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.
— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres