Acquired: Traded to Boston by Ottawa for 2011 second round draft pick (Shane Prince), Feb. 15, 2011
Drafted: OTT / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (94th overall)
Has won one Stanley Cup championship (2011 with Boston) ... Has taken one career penalty shot (goal) ... Has an 0/2 record in NHL shootouts.
2014-15: His 21 assists were his most in a season since a career-high 23 in 2006-07 ... Had three multiple-point games, all two-point efforts ... Had two five-game point streaks, matching his previous career-best - from Oct. 15-23 and Dec. 16-23 (1-5=6 totals during each stretch) ... Played his 700th NHL game Jan. 8 vs. New Jersey ... Missed two games with an injury.
2013-14: Had points in consecutive games on three occasions - Nov. 19-21 (0-2=2 totals), Feb. 8-26 (2-0=2 totals) and Mar. 8-9 (1-1=2 totals) ... Scored on his first career penalty shot on Oct. 3 vs. Tampa Bay's Anders Lindback ... It was the first time in NHL history that a team's first goal of the season was scored on a penalty shot ... Missed 25 regular season games and the entire post-season to injuries.
2012-13: Had one multiple-point game, a 1-1=2 effort on Apr. 17 vs. Buffalo ... Had points in consecutive games once, Jan. 31-Feb. 2 (0-2=2 totals) ... Played his 600th NHL game on Apr. 23 at Philadelphia and scored his 100th NHL goal on Apr. 17 vs. Buffalo ... Missed 14 games with a broken tibia (Mar. 12-Apr. 6) ... That snapped his consecutive-games played streak at 136 straight regular season and playoff games and were his first games missed as a Bruin since he did not dress for the first game after his trade while he was awaiting visa approval ... All three of his post-season points came in the Stanley Cup Final vs. Chicago, including points in consecutive games June 15-17 (1-1=2 totals) ... Played eight games with Red Ice in Switzerland during the lockout with 4-5=9 totals.
2011-12: His +33 tied teammate Zdeno Chara for the league's third-best plus/minus rating ... Established career season-highs in goals (20) and points (39) ... Played in all 82 games for the fourth time in his career and was the only Bruin to do so ... Had nine multiple-point games with his season-high a 2-1=3 effort on Nov. 19 at NY Islanders ... Had a five-game point streak from Mar. 17-25 (3-4=7 totals) which matched his career-best point string ... Played his 500th NHL game Nov. 7 vs. NY Islanders and recorded his 200th NHL point with a goal Dec. 14 at Ottawa ... Added 1-2=3 totals in seven post-season games with the goal coming in overtime of a 1-0 win on Apr. 12 vs. Washington ... Had a three-game playoff point streak from Apr. 12-16 (1-2=3 totals).
2010-11: Had 12-11=23 totals with 27 PIM in 57 Senators games at the time of his Feb. 15 trade to Boston and added 2-3=5 totals with six PIM in 24 Bruins contests ... Had four multiple-point games, including his first career hat trick scored Dec. 5 at NY Rangers ... Had a five-game point streak from Dec. 10-19 (2-4=6 totals), which matched his career-best point streaks recorded on two previous occasions ... Recorded his 100th NHL assist Feb. 5 at NY Islanders with Ottawa ... Did not dress for one game, as his visa was not approved in time for travel to the first Boston game following his trade from Ottawa ... Added career playoff-highs of 5-8=13 totals in 25 post-season games ... Had one multiple-point game, including tying his career-high for points in a game with a 1-2=3 effort Apr. 21 vs. Montreal ... Had a four-game assist and point streak from May 17-23 (0-4=4 totals) and had points in consecutive games on three other occasions.
2009-10: Had five multiple-point games with his season-high a 2-1=3 effort Jan. 3 vs. Philadelphia which was his first career two-goal game ... Played his 400th NHL game Mar. 27 vs. Florida.
2008-09: Played in all 82 games for the third time in his career ... Had three multiple-point games, all two-point nights ... Recorded his 100th NHL point Oct. 18 vs. Boston and played his 300th NHL game Feb. 19 vs. Vancouver.
2007-08: Had three multiple-point games, all two-point nights ... Had a four-game point streak from Feb. 16-23 (2-2=4 totals) ... Played his 200th NHL game Feb. 18 at Boston ... Missed seven games and the entire post-season to injury and had his consecutive games played streak snapped at 239 when he missed the Mar. 24 game in Montreal.
2006-07: Had nine multiple-point games, including a career-high 1-3=4 effort Jan. 13 vs. Montreal ... Had a five-game assist and point streak from Jan. 6-13 (3-8=11 totals) ... Played his 100th NHL game Nov. 8 at Atlanta ... Added 3-4=7 totals in 20 post-season games, including his first career playoff goal Apr. 11 vs. Pittsburgh, as the Senators advanced to the Stanley Cup Final where they fell to Anaheim.
2005-06: Tied for the NHL lead in shorthanded assists with six and ranked second among all rookies with a +21 rating ... Had five multiple-point games ... Had a career-best five-game point streak from Mar. 18-25 (2-4=6 totals), including a four-game assist streak from Mar. 19-25 ... Recorded his first NHL points with a 1-1=2 effort Oct. 29 vs. Toronto ... Played his first NHL playoff game Apr. 21 vs. Tampa Bay.
2004-05: Played the NHL lockout season in Binghamton where he recorded AHL career-highs with 24-36=60 totals while serving as the AHL Senators' captain ... Had 4-6=10 totals while the team was shorthanded.
2003-04: Spent most of the season in Binghamton/AHL where he was limited by injuries to 54 games ... Recalled twice to Ottawa, playing four scoreless games ... Suffered a fractured kneecap Feb. 14 vs. vs. Montreal and missed six weeks with the injury ... Played his first NHL game Feb. 5 vs. Toronto.
2002-03: Played the season with Ottawa's AHL affiliate in Binghamton with 17-14=31 totals in 77 games.
2001-02: Spent most of his first pro season in Grand Rapids/AHL with 3-3=6 totals and 20 PIM in 31 games ... Also had a four-game stint with Muskegon/UHL with 1-2=3 totals from Jan. 30-Feb. 5.
JUNIORS: Played five seasons of junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with London and Sudbury with 106-148=254 totals and 184 PIM in 235 career junior games.
TRANSACTIONS: Ottawa's fourth pick (third round), 94th overall, in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft ... Traded to Boston by Ottawa for 2011 second round draft pick (Shane Prince), Feb. 15, 2011.
ETC.: Full name, Christopher Kelly ... Nickname, Kells ... Wife, Krissy; daughters, Presley and Evynn ... Became the first player in NHL history to score his team's first goal of the season on a penalty shot when he scored on Oct. 3, 2013 vs. Tampa Bay's Anders Lindback.
CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year four of a four-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $3,000,000.
Game - Feb. 5, 2004 vs. Toronto
Goal - Oct. 29, 2005 vs. Toronto
Assist/Point - Oct. 29, 2005 vs. Toronto