|2012-13: Appeared in his first NHL season with Ottawa, scoring 10-9=19 points with a +9 rating in 48 games…was one of six Ottawa players to play the entire season and one of two skaters to record a SHG…also led the team in shots (134) and shootout goals (4-of-7), and co-led in plus/minus…paced Ottawa rookies and tied for fifth among NHL freshmen in goals…earned his first career NHL assist, Feb. 7 vs. CAR…collected his first goal and point of his career (Theodore) in a 4-0 victory, Jan. 21 vs. FLA...recorded a +1 rating and 14:02 TOI in his NHL regular season debut, a 4-1 win on Jan. 19 @ WPG…began the season with Binghamton (AHL), scoring 13-16=29 points with a +4 rating in 34 games…earned his first professional point (goal) in his AHL debut, Oct. 13 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton…PLAYOFFS: Made his second career appearance in Stanley Cup Playoffs, collecting 2-2=4 points in 10 games against Montreal and Pittsburgh…earned his first career playoff points (1-1=2) in Game 1 of the CQF, May 2 @ MTL…scored his second career Stanley Cup Playoff goal in Game 3 of the CQF, May 5 vs. MTL…helped set a franchise playoff record for fastest two Ottawa goals scored at eight seconds (Kyle Turris scored the first) in the Game 3 win over MTL.
CAREER: Signed a three-year entry-level contract with Ottawa, May 30, 2011…2011-12: Appeared in two Stanley Cup Playoff games with Ottawa, going scoreless in two CQF games against NYR…made his NHL debut in Game 6 of the CQF, Apr. 23 vs. NYR…also appeared in Game 7 on Apr. 26 @ NYR…had a historic season with Brynas of the Swedish Elite League, winning MVP for both the regular season and playoffs…set a Swedish Elite League playoff record with 13 playoff goals to help lead Brynas won the league championship…also scored 24-30=54 points in 49 regular-season games, ranking second in the league in both goals and scoring…was named winner of Guldhjalmen (Golden Helmet) Award as most valuable player of SEL as voted by league’s players and the Guldpucken (Golden Puck), awarded annually to the ice hockey player of the year in Sweden…was the youngest player since Peter Forsberg (1994) to win the Guldhjalmen honor…2010-11: Scored 18-16=34 points in 53 games for Brynas…added four assists (0-4=4) in five playoff contests…2009-10: Played his first full season in the Swedish Elite League, collecting 8-8=16 points with four PIM in 48 games with Brynas…2008-09: Made his Swedish Elite League debut with Brynas, notching 3-1=4 points with two PIM in 16 games…also helped lead the Brynas Jr. team to the league title after scoring 14-24=38 points in 30 games…Miscellaneous: Has represented Sweden on the international stage on five occasions, winning medals at the 2011 World Championship (silver) and 2010 World Junior Championship (bronze)…collected an assist (0-1=1) in nine games at the 2011 World Championship in Slovakia and 3-2=5 points in six games during the 2010 World Juniors in Saskatoon…has also played for Sweden at the 2012 World Championship in Helsinki and Stockholm (2-0=2 points in eight games) and the 2008 U-18 World Championship in Russia (1-2=3 points in five games).
PERSONAL: Grew up in Gavle, Sweden…graduated from Borgarskolan High School in Gavle in 2009…his favorite player growing up was Peter Forsberg…lists his favorite hockey moment as winning the Swedish Elite League championship with Brynas in 2011-12…says his favorite show is “The Big Bang Theory” and his favorite movie is “The Dark Knight”…spends his summers in his hometown of Gavle, Sweden…spent some time over the summer in Stockholm with his fiancée, Clara.