|DRAFTED:||OTT: 2004-87 overall|
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Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on July 5, 2013.
Selected by the Ottawa Senators in the third round (87th overall) of the 2004 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Signed a three- year, Entry-Level Contract with Ottawa on June 2, 2008. Signed a two-year contract with Ottawa on July 29, 2010. Signed a one-year contract with Ottawa on May 4, 2012.
Recorded three assists in 27 games during his fifth season with the Ottawa Senators...Appeared in Ottawa’s first 12 games of the season...Had a two-assist game on Feb. 5 vs. Buffalo...Missed seven games due to injury from Feb. 12-23, returning to the lineup on Feb. 25 vs. Montreal...Recorded season highs in time on ice (15:46) and plus-minus rating (+2) on Mar. 19 at NY Islanders...Did not dress the final eight games of the season from Apr. 11-27...Played briefly with SC Langenthal in Switzerland during the lockout, scoring five points (2g/3a) in four games.
2011-12: Was limited to only 10 games due to a left shoulder injury during his fourth season with Ottawa...Recorded two assists in his season-opener on Oct. 11 vs. Minnesota...Played his final game of the season on Dec. 20 vs. Buffalo...Missed the rest of the regular season and playoffs.
2010-11: Scored 17 points (3g/14a) in his third season with Ottawa...Was limited to 55 games after sustaining a left shoulder injury Feb. 19 at Toronto, missing the final 23 regular-season games... Established a career high with four multi-point games...Appeared in his 100th career NHL game on Nov. 6 at Montreal.
2009-10: Established career highs in goals (13), assists (16) and points (29) during his first full NHL season and second North American campaign...Led Ottawa rookies in scoring and ranked first on the team in plus-minus rating (+10)...Recorded his first career multi-point game (2a) on Dec. 19 vs. Minnesota...Missed three games to injury and one to the flu.
2008-09: Scored 47 points (18g/29a) in 56 games during his first season in North America with the Binghamton Senators (American Hockey League)...Was recalled to Ottawa on three occasions (Jan. 20, Jan. 27, March 4)...Made his NHL debut, becoming only the fifth player born in Denmark to do so, on Jan. 20 vs. Washington...Scored his first NHL goal (and point) with the game-winning marker on Jan. 29 at St. Louis...Recorded his first NHL assist on Mar. 9 vs. Buffalo...Started the season with Binghamton, tallying his first professional point (1a) on Oct. 22 at Albany...Ranked third among Binghamton rookies and sixth among all players in points (47)...Led the team in plus-minus rating (+15) and finished third in assists (29)...Named Binghamton’s top defensive forward.
2007-08: Completed his third season with Timra IK of the Swedish Elite League...Established career highs in all statistical categories, playing 55 games and recording 31 points (12g/19a) with 36 penalty minutes...Was one of four players to appear in all of the team’s games...Finished third on the team in points and second in goals...Tied for third in team postseason scoring (2g/7a) and second in assists.
2006-07: Ranked eighth in team scoring with Timra IK during his second year in the SEL.
2005-06: Ranked first among Timra IK rookies with 11 points (4g/7a) in 44 games.
2004-05: Named the Danish League Player of the Year, scoring 46 points (19g/27a) in 36 games with Herning...Helped Herning to its second Danish Championship in three years.
Represented Denmark at six consecutive World Championships (2010 - Germany; 2009 - Berne; 2008 - Quebec/Halifax; 2007 - Moscow; 2006 - Latvia; 2005 - Austria)...Named a top-3 Player on Denmark in 2009 and 2010...Also played for Denmark at four straight Division-1 World Junior Championships (2006 -Slovenia; 2005 - Estonia; 2004 - Berlin; 2003 - Slovenia), earning Division 1-A silver medals in 2004 and 2006, and a Division 1-B bronze medal in 2005...Appeared in two straight Division-1 Under-18 World Junior Championships (2003 - Latvia; 2002 - Slovenia), earning Division 1-A gold in 2003...Appeared in one top-division Under-18 World Junior Championship in Belarus in 2004.
2010: Tied for the team lead with three goals in six games during Ottawa’s Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against Pittsburgh...Finished seventh on the team with four points (3g/1a)...Scored a goal in his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut on Apr. 14 at Pittsburgh...Set an Ottawa playoff record for fastest goal to start a game when he scored at the 18-second mark of Game 2 on April 16... Scored the game-tying goal at 10:24 of the third period in Game 5 at Pittsburgh on April 22, the longest game in Senators history.