An RFA at the conclusion of the 2012-13 campaign, he is in the midst of the third of a three-year contract he signed with Ottawa on 7/22/13.
2014-15: Established a new NHL career high in appearing in 56 regular season games ... Two of his three goals marked the first two game-winning goals of his NHL career, including the overtime winner on April 2 vs. Tampa Bay (2-1 OT win) ... Averaged more than 18 minutes (18:03) time-on-ice for the first time in his NHL career ... Ranked second among Senators defencemen (Karlsson) with five power-play points ... Tied for first among Senators in both goals (two) and points (four) over six ECQF games vs Montreal.
2015-16 Season high: Blocked shots: 4, Jan. 24 vs N.Y. Rangers (3-0 win)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (12x) last: 4/2/15 vs Tampa Bay (2-1 OT win); Assists: 3, 3/19/13 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win); Points: 3, (0-3), 3/19/13 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win)