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Senators' Dillon Heatherington: Ascends to top level
Heatherington was recalled by the Senators on Wednesday.
Heatherington will likely be on hand as an extra defenseman for Thursday's game against the Stars. He's picked up five points through 19 AHL appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Tim Stutzle: Dishes two helpers in loss
Stutzle picked up a pair of assists, both on the power play, in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Kings.
Stutzle earned the primary helper on Drake Batherson's power-play tally in the first period before setting up Thomas Chabot on the man advantage in the third. With Tuesday's two-point game, Stutzle extended his point streak to three games while posting 10 points (four goals, six assists) in his last seven contests. The 20-year-old forward is on pace to top his 58-point mark from last season with 10 goals and 17 assists through 25 games.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Drake Batherson: Scores in loss
Batherson picked up a power-play goal in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Kings.
Batherson got the Senators on the board with a power-play marker in the first period, cleaning up a rebound off a Tim Stutzle shot. The goal was Batherson's first since Nov. 14, snapping a spell of nine games without a tally. The 24-year-old winger is up to six goals and 14 assists through 25 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Anton Forsberg: Stops 14 in relief
Forsberg stopped all 14 shots he faced in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Kings.
Forsberg entered the game in the second period after Cam Talbot allowed five goals on 14 shots. Despite Forsberg's efforts, the Senators couldn't overcome a four-goal deficit. The 30-year-old netminder is 5-7-1 with a .910 save percentage on the season. Forsberg should continue to serve as the backup on Ottawa but he could see more opportunities if Talbot continues to struggle.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Thomas Chabot: Goal and assist in loss
Chabot picked up a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Kings.
Chabot assisted on Drake Batherson's power-play tally to get the Senators on the board in the first period. He'd record a power-play goal of his own in the third, beating Phoenix Copley with a slapshot from the point. The 25-year-old blueliner has eight points (two goals, six assists) in his last six contests. Chabot is up to five goals and nine assists through 20 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Cam Talbot: Pulled in loss
Talbot allowed five goals on 14 shots in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Kings.
It was a rough night for Talbot as he allowed four goals in the first period and a power-play tally in the second before he was pulled in favor of Anton Forsberg. Talbot had played well coming into Tuesday's start, winning three of his previous four contests. He now falls to 4-7-0 with a .907 save percentage.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Cam Talbot: Facing LA
Talbot will patrol the home crease during Tuesday's game versus the Kings, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Talbot played well in his last start Friday against the Rangers, turning aside 25 of 27 shots en route to a 3-2 road win. He'll try to secure a second straight victory in a road matchup with an LA team that's averaging 3.31 goals per game on the road this campaign, 11th in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Artem Zub: Out 3-4 weeks
Zub is expected to be out 3-4 weeks after suffering a small fracture in his jaw, Claire Hanna of TSN reports.
Zub was hit in the face by the puck this past Friday against the Rangers. As a result, he didn't play Saturday versus the Sharks. Zub has averaged 22:01 of ice time this season, while contributing two goals, two assists, 16 blocks and 52 hits in 14 games. He has been placed on injured reserve, per the NHL media site.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Anton Forsberg: Tames Sharks
Forsberg made 35 saves in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Tomas Hertl beat Forsberg twice in the second period -- the first into an open net and the second on a tap-in. But that was it. Forsberg bricked things up to help deliver the Sens their seventh win in their last 11 games, dating back to Nov. 12.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Two slappers and an apple
Giroux had two goals and an assist in a 5-2 win over the Sharks on Saturday.
He intercepted a blind pass through the slot early in the second period and wound up for a slapper that froze Kaapo Kahkonen. Giroux then extended the lead to 5-2 late in the third with yet another slap shot, this time on a breakaway. The first-year Senator has 23 points (11 goals, 12 assists) in 24 games.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jacob Larsson: Returns to Belleville
Larsson was reassigned to AHL Belleville following Saturday's game versus the Sharks.
Larsson was up as injury insurance for Travis Hamonic, who was able to play with no problem. The 25-year-old Larsson will instead return to the AHL and wait for his next opportunity with the big club.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Travis Hamonic: Good to play Saturday
Hamonic (neck) is suiting up Saturday against San Jose.
Hamonic was a game-time decision, but it was ultimately decided that he will draw into the lineup. He's projected to serve on the second pairing with Jake Sanderson. Hamonic has two goals, four points, 26 PIM, 37 blocks and 34 hits in 23 games this season while averaging 18:16 of ice time.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Anton Forsberg: Starting versus San Jose
Forsberg will guard the home crease against San Jose on Saturday, Claire Hanna of TSN.ca reports.
Forsberg is 4-7-1 with a 3.43 GAA and a .904 save percentage this season -- he'll be making his first start in six games Saturday. He missed a couple of games with a lower-body injury, but otherwise Forsberg's been healthy as Cam Talbot has taken over as the Senators' No. 1 goaltender. Forsberg will face Erik Karlsson and the Sharks, who have scored 77 goals in 26 games.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Travis Hamonic: Game-time call
Hamonic (neck) will be a game-time decision for Saturday night's matchup with San Jose, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Hamonic's status against the Sharks won't be determined until the Senators take the ice for pregame warmups. If Hamonic is unable to go, look for Jacob Larsson to enter the lineup against San Jose.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Artem Zub: Unavailable Saturday
Zub (face) won't play Saturday against San Jose, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Zub was struck in the face by the puck during the third period of Friday's game against the Rangers. He will be replaced in the lineup by Nick Holden. Zub has two goals, two assists, 16 blocks and 52 hits in 14 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Jacob Larsson: Recalled from AHL
Larsson was recalled from AHL Belleville on Saturday.
Larsson has appeared in three games with Ottawa this season. He has four assists in 16 contests at the AHL level in 2022-23. Larsson could be an extra or a potential replacement Saturday against San Jose after Travis Hamonic (throat) and Artem Zub (face) were both struck by pucks Friday against the Rangers.... See More ... See Less
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