An RFA at the conclusion of the 2012-13 campaign, he is in the midst of the third of a four-year contract he signed with Ottawa on 9/14/13.
2014-15: Ranked sixth among Senators in averaging 23.2 shifts and 18:09 time-on-ice per game ... Scored his first goal of the season which was the eventual fourth game-winning goal of his career on Nov. 20 vs. Nashville (3-2 win) ... Became only the 15th defenceman in franchise history to appear in 200 games for the club when he accomplished the feat on Feb. 3 at New Jersey (2-1 loss) ... Incurred a three-game suspension for interference of the Panthers Jussi Jokinen on Feb. 21 vs. Florida (4-1 win).
2015-16 Season high: Blocked shots: 4 (3x) last: Feb. 2 at Pittsburgh (6-5 loss)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (15x) last: 1/13/15 at Dallas (5-4 loss); Assists: 3, 12/16/11 vs Pittsburgh (6-4 win); Points: 4, (1-3), 12/16/11 vs Pittsburgh (6-4 win)