An RFA at the conclusion of the 2012-13 campaign, he is in the midst of the second of a two-year contract he signed with Ottawa on 7/12/13.
2013-14: Sustained a muscle strain to his right leg on Nov. 1 vs. N.Y. Islanders (5-4 SO loss) causing him to miss the team s next six regular season games ... Matched a career high with two points in one game for the ninth time in his career on Jan. 4 at Montreal (4-3 OT win) ... Became the 41st player in franchise history to appear in 200 contests for the club when he did so on Jan. 23 at Tampa Bay (4-3 SO loss) ... Scored his first shorthanded goal since 3/10/12 on March 28 vs Chicago (5-3 win).
Career game highs: Goals: 2 (3x) last: 12/20/11 vs Buffalo (4-1 win); Assists: 2 (5x) last: March 19 vs Boston (6-4 win); Points: 2 (11x) last: (0-2), March 19 vs Boston (6-4 win)
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2006) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2009) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2009)
Signed as a free agent by Fussen (German-3), October 16, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Riessersee (German-2), November 12, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 1, 2015.