Ottawa Senators forward Joe Niewendik speaks with NHL Media after being selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday, June 24, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec.
(Photo: Paul Chiasson/NHLI via Getty Images)Nieuwendsiemk played for the Ottawa Senators for two seasons, making his NHL debut in 2015-16 and then playing four seasons with the Senators.
He scored 30 goals and added 65 assists for 142 points in 794 games and was named to the NHL All-Rookie team in 2016.
The 25-year-old native of Laval, Quebec, has a total of 8,744 career points, including 1,058 goals and 1,077 assists for 794 points in 1,052 career games.
He was a member of the Montreal Impact’s 2016 Stanley Cup champion team and is also a member the Ottawa Hockey Hall of Fame.
Nieuwsiemk also played for Team Canada at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Finland.