|NUMBER:||3||BIRTHDATE:||June 21, 1985 (AGE 29)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 3"||BIRTHPLACE:||Ottawa, ON, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||230||DRAFTED:||CBJ / 2003 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||6th (168th overall)|
Notes: Missed games: Has missed one 2013-14 regular season game due to injury (and four, flu) ... An Ottawa native, he was among 47 players invited to participate in Hockey Canada's Orientation Camp in preparation for the Sochi Olympics from Aug. 25 - 28.
2012-13: Made his Senators debut on Jan. 19 at Winnipeg (4-1 win) ... Skated in the 300th game of his NHL career on March 8 at N.Y. Rangers (3-2 win) … Had two multi-point games (Jan. 24 at Florida and March 23 vs Tampa Bay – two assists in each game) … Established a career high in ranking third among Senators in avg. 22:13 time-on-ice ... Led all Senators with 81 blocked shots and ranked second among Ottawa players (and seventh among NHL defencemen) with 130 hits.
2013-14 Season high: Blocked shots: 5, Nov. 28 vs Vancouver (5-2 loss)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (15x) last: March 10 vs Nashville (4-3 OT loss); Assists: 2 (5x) last: April 8 at N.Y. Islanders (4-1 win); Points: 2 (7x) last: (0-2), April 8 at N.Y. Islanders (4-1 win)
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.