2014-15: Made his Senators debut, skating in 15:39 time-on-ice and recording his first goal (and point) for the club, on Oct. 9 at Nashville (3-2 loss) … Recorded the first shorthanded point of his NHL career when he earned the lone assist on a goal by Milan Michalek on Oct. 26 at Chicago (2-1 loss) … Played in the 100th game of his NHL career on Nov. 15 at Calgary (4-2 loss) … Scored what was only Ottawa’s second game-tying goal inside of the last minute over the past three years in an eventual shootout win on Nov. 25 at St. Louis (3-2 SO win) … Tallied his first game-winning goal as a Senator, and the sixth of his career, on March 23 vs. San Jose (5-2 win) … Reached 100 penalty minutes for his NHL career on March 29 vs. Florida (4-2 loss) … Played in four playoff games against Montreal. 2013-14: Spent his first full season in the NHL with Dallas … Opened the season with at least one point in four consecutive games … Scored nine goals and tallied 11 points in his first 10 NHL games (dating to the previous season), becoming the first player to score nine goals through his first 10 games since the 1992-93 season (Rob Gaudreau, nine goals) … Became just the sixth player to score nine goals in his first 10 games (dating to the previous season) since the 1943-44 season, joining Teemu Selanne (ANA) as the only active NHLers to have accomplished the feat … Led Dallas rookies with 35 points (13 goals, 22 assists). 2012-13: Spent majority of season with the Texas Stars (AHL), posting 35 points in 57 games (13 goals, 22 assists) … Was recalled by Dallas for the first time in his career on 4/2/13 … Made NHL debut against the Anaheim Ducks (4/3/13) … Scored his first NHL goal against Viktor Fasth at the 19:12 mark of the first period (4/5/13) ... Earned seven points in his first seven NHL contests (six goals, one assist) … Was one of 10 rookies to appear in a game for Dallas … Ranked second among Dallas rookies with six goals, despite appearing in only seven regular-season games … Became the first player in Stars franchise history to record six goals in his first six games with the team and was the first NHL player to tally six goals in his first six games since Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin did so during the 2006-07 season. 2011-12: Played his third season with Boston University (Hockey East), serving as the team’s assistant captain while appearing in all but one of the team’s 39 games ... Led the Terriers in points for a second straight season, setting career highs in goals (15), assists (31) and points (46) ... Was named a Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Star for the second consecutive season. 2010-11: Tallied a team-high 34 points (14 goals, 20 assists) in his sophomore season at Boston University … Was named a Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Star. 2009-10: Played in 35 contests and led all BU rookies in scoring with 19 points (seven goals, 12 assists).