2014-15: An ankle injury suffered during a preseason game in Providence/AHL limited his first full professional season to 35 games, as he did not return to the lineup until Jan. 17 at Manchester ... Had 3-9=12 totals with 57 penalty minutes in 35 games.
2013-14: Joined the Bruins' AHL affiliate in Providence on a pro try-out agreement following the conclusion of his college career at Clarkson University ... Had 1-1=2 totals in nine AHL games, including his first professional game played on Mar. 26 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton ... Scored his first pro point with a goal Mar. 28 at Portland.
COLLEGE: Played four years of college hockey at Clarkson University with 24-61=85 totals in 102 career college games ... Served as captain in both his junior and senior seasons and was second in the team's scoring race in both of those seasons in addition to ECAC Hockey All-Academic honors and the team's Mike Morrison Dedication Award for "teamwork, hustle and dedication" ... Shared the club's MVP award in his senior season.
TRANSACTIONS: Boston's fifth pick (seventh round), 206th overall, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
ETC.: Full name, Benjamin Allen Sexton ... Single ... His father, Randy, is a Co-Director of Amateur Scouting for the Pittsburgh Penguins ... Twitter, @BenSexton74.
CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year two of a two-year entry level contract.