Ottawa Senators Player Notes
For The Last 365 Days
 
Erik Karlsson, D3/1/2015 10:02:00 AM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal and an assist versus the Sharks on Saturday.
Insight: Karlsson scored both his points on the power play, notching the game in the second period and then assisting Mike Hoffman's goal. Ottawa came back to beat San Jose, 4-2. Karlsson has 15 goals and 32 assists in 60 games this season.
Mike Hoffman, LW3/1/2015 9:57:00 AM
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals in the, 4-2, victory over the Sharks on Saturday.
Insight: Hoffman assisted Erik Karlsson's goal on the power play in the second period and then scored his pair of goals in the third. Hoffman's scores were on the power play and an empty-netter. He finished February with six goals and seven assists. Hoffman has 39 points on the season.
Andrew Hammond, G2/21/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Andrew Hammond earned a win Saturday against Florida.
Insight: Hammond is not a relevant fantasy option, but has yet to lose during his first two starts (2-0-0). He made 21 saves on 22 shots to help Ottawa defeat the Panthers. At the very least, Hammond likely earned himself a few more starts.
Kyle Turris, C2/21/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Turris recorded three points during Saturday's win against the Panthers.
Insight: Turris had a strong game, with one goal, two assists, five shots, and a plus-two rating. He now has 14 goals and 40 points through 57 games, is definitely worthy of a roster spot.
Andrew Hammond, G2/18/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Senators rookie goaltender Andrew Hammond was very impressive in his first NHL start as Ottawa defeated Montreal, 4-2, on Wednesday.
Insight: Hammond stopped 42-of-44 save opportunities as he was rushed into duty with fellow goaltenders Craig Anderson and Robin Lehner out with injuries. He is not yet fantasy relevant in standard leagues, but he should be on the radar of daily fantasy owners.
Milan Michalek, LW2/18/2015 9:51:00 PM
Description: Senators left wing Milan Michalek had two points in the, 4-2, victory over the Candiens on Wednesday.
Insight: Michalek scored the first goal of the game in the second period and then assisted Mark Stone's power-play goal in the third period. Michalek has 11 goals and 11 assists in 51 games this season.
Mark Stone, RW2/18/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Mark Stone had a goal and two assists in Ottawa's victory over Montreal, 4-2, on Wednesday.
Insight: Stone assisted Milan Michalek's goal to give Ottawa the lead in the second period. Stone then scored on the power play and assisted Kyle Turris' empty-netter in the third period. Stone has 14 goals and 22 assists in 54 games this season.
Robin Lehner, G2/17/2015 9:08:00 AM
Description: Senators goalie Robin Lehner left Monday's game after a collision with Clarke MacArthur.
Insight: Andrew Hammond took his spot between the pipes, but yielded four goals on 31 shots. The Sens are already short-handed with Craig Anderson sidelined since Jan 21.
Clarke MacArthur, LW2/17/2015 9:02:00 AM
Description: Senators left winger Clarke MacArthur was injured in Monday night's game against Carolina when he crashed into goalie Robin Lehner.
Insight: MacArthur production is down this season with just 13 goals and 13 assists in 53 games. He did skate off the ice, but didn't return to the game. We await further word.
Mike Hoffman, LW2/16/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored a goal during Monday's loss versus Carolina.
Insight: Hoffman is breaking out this season, and should be active in all lineups. He has 20 goals, 33 points, and a plus-19 rating through 52 games this season.
Bobby Ryan, LW2/14/2015 5:34:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan had two assists in the, 7-2, victory over the Oilers on Saturday afternoon.
Insight: Ryan had secondary assists on the final two Ottawa goals that came in the third period. The second assist was on the power play. It was disappointing to see the Senators score seven times and not have Ryan find the back of the net, but he does have four assists in the last two games. Ryan has 14 goals and 27 assists in 50 games this season.
Milan Michalek, LW2/14/2015 5:29:00 PM
Description: Senators left wing Milan Michalek scored a pair of goals and added an assist in Ottawa's rout over Edmonton.
Insight: The Senators beat the Oilers, 7-2. Michalek scored a power-play goal to start the scoring and then an even-strength goal in the second period. To start that second period, Ottawa scored twice in the first minute. Michalek had an assist on the second goal. He has 10 goals and 10 assists in 49 games this season.
Craig Anderson, G2/14/2015 12:01:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson skated this morning before the team got out there, but it's a step in the right direction.
Insight: Anderson's hand injury still has not progressed to the point where he's facing shots, so he's obviously still a bit away from returning to the ice.
Clarke MacArthur, LW2/14/2015 11:56:00 AM
Description: Senators left winger Clarke MacArthur will not play Saturday due to flu-like symptoms.
Insight: MacArthur hasn't been scoring as well as last season with just 13 goals and 13 assists in 52 games. Jean-Gabriel Pageau is likely to take his place in the lineup.
Kyle Turris, C2/12/2015 10:26:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist on Thursday night.
Insight: Turris now has 11 goals and 34 points through 53 games. He is ranked outside the top 150 in standard leagues.
Robin Lehner, G2/10/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner allowed one during Tuesday's victory against Buffalo.
Insight: He faced 26 shots on goal and looked solid all night. Lehner snapped a three-game losing streak and is now 8-11-2 on the season.
Erik Karlsson, D2/10/2015 9:39:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal during Tuesday's win over the Sabres.
Insight: He also had three shots on goal, and now has 13 goals and 36 points through 52 games this season. Karlsson is a top-50 option.
Bobby Ryan, LW2/10/2015 2:10:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan is questionable for Tuesday's game against Buffalo after cramping up at the morning skate.
Insight: Ryan has always been a scorer wherever he's played and 2014-15 is no different. He's posted 37 points (14 goals, 23 assists) in 48 games this season. he should be a game-time decision.
Erik Condra, RW2/7/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Ottawa winger Erik Condra scored the team's lone goal Saturday versus Columbus.
Insight: Condra is not a relevant option, with just five goals and nine points through 37 games this season
Kyle Turris, C2/5/2015 10:05:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Torris scored the team's lone goal during Thursday's loss against the Capitals.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Turris now has 10 goals and 31 points through 50 games this season.
Robin Lehner, G2/3/2015 9:35:00 PM
Description: Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner allowed two goals during Tuesday's loss to the Devils.
Insight: Lehner faced just 19 shots on goal, and lowered his record to 7-9-2 on the season. He is not a relevant option.
Erik Karlsson, D1/31/2015 8:45:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Coyotes.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with five shots and a plus-three rating. Karlsson now has 12 goals and 35 points through 48 games.
Bobby Ryan, LW1/29/2015 10:28:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored a goal and an assist versus the Stars on Thursday.
Insight: Ryan helped Ottawa get back into the game as the Senators fell behind, 3-0. Ryan assisted Mika Zibanejab's goal and then added his own power-play goal to make the game, 3-2, at the end of the first period. Ottawa then tied it at the beginning of the third period, but Dallas scored again and then added two empty-net goals. Ryan has 13 goals and 22 assists in 44 games this season.
Erik Karlsson, D1/21/2015 9:55:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored twice during Wednesday's victory against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: He has now scored three goals over the past two nights. He also had six shots on goal and a plus-one rating during Wednesday's win.
Erik Karlsson, D1/20/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Rangers.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a minus-one rating. Karlsson now has nine goals and 31 points through 45 games.
Mark Stone, RW1/17/2015 10:06:00 PM
Description: Ottawa winger Mark Stone scored during Saturday's loss versus Carolina.
Insight: Stone is a decent fantasy option, with 11 goals and 24 points, along with a minus-seven rating through 42 games this season.
Erik Karlsson, D1/15/2015 10:22:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored his eighth goal of the season on Thursday.
Insight: Karlsson had a nice game with four shots on net, scoring the one goal and posting a plus-two rating versus the Canadiens. He has 22 assists to go with the eight goals in 43 games this season.
Craig Anderson, G1/15/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson allowed only one goal on Thursday versus the Canadiens.
Insight: Anderson made 25 saves in his 12th victory of the season. He is 12-10-6 this season.
Mike Hoffman, LW1/14/2015 9:22:00 AM
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Stars.
Insight: He also had three shots on goal and a minus-one rating on the night. Hoffman now has 15 goals, 22 points, and a plus-15 rating through 39 games.
Craig Anderson, G1/10/2015 9:56:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson allowed just one goal in the victory on Saturday.
Insight: Ottawa beat Arizona, 5-1 behind Anderson's strong outing. He made 31 saves on 32 attempts. Anderson is 11-10-6 this season.
Clarke MacArthur, LW1/10/2015 9:53:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Clarke MacArthur had a goal and an assist in Saturday's victory over the Coyotes.
Insight: MacArthur scored towards the end of the first period to give Ottawa a, 2-1, lead and they would not trail again. MacArthur then assisted Cody Ceci's score in the third period that made the game, 4-1. MacArthur has 12 goals and 11 assists in 40 games this season.
Craig Anderson, G1/6/2015 10:00:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson took the loss in a shootout Tuesday against Philadelphia.
Insight: He allowed just one goal on 34 shots, but it was not enough. Anderson is now 10-9-6 on the season.
Mike Hoffman, LW1/6/2015 9:57:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Flyers.
Insight: He was also plus-one on the night. Hoffman now has 13 goals, 20 points, and a plus-18 rating through 36 games.
Kyle Turris, C1/4/2015 9:43:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Torris recorded two points during Sunday's loss versus Tampa Bay.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with a plus-one rating. Turris continues to center the top line, and now has nine goals and 27 points through 38 games.
Craig Anderson, G1/3/2015 3:51:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson made 26 saves in the victory over the Bruins on Saturday.
Insight: Anderson allowed two goals, but the Senators notched a third score in overtime to win. Anderson is 10-9-5 this season and came into the game with a 2.41 GAA and .927 save percentage.
Bobby Ryan, LW1/3/2015 3:49:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored the game-winning goal 44 seconds into overtime against the Bruins on Saturday.
Insight: Ryan scored on a juicy rebound in which Boston goalie Tukka Rask completely overskated to his left. With Rask out of position, Ryan scored on an empty net. Ryan has 11 goals and 15 assists in 34 games this season.
Erik Karlsson, D12/29/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson had two assists and posted a plus-two rating on Monday.
Insight: Karlsson is used to the points, but it is pretty rare for the defeseman to have a plus-rating because of his lack of defensive prowless. Karlsson has seven goals, 18 assists and a minus-11 rating in 36 games.
Bobby Ryan, LW12/29/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored a hat trick against the Sabres on Monday.
Insight: Ryan was everywhere, leading the Senators with eight shots on net Monday. Three of them got past Jonas Enroth as Ottawa routed Buffalo, 5-2. Ryan has 10 goals and 15 assists in 33 games this season.
Clarke MacArthur, LW12/27/2014 10:14:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Clarke MacArthur scored an unassisted goal in the second period to give Ottawa a, 2-1, lead over Detroit, but Ottawa lost in overtime.
Insight: The Senators allowed Henrik Zetterberg to score on the power play in the third period and then let Gustav Nyquist win the game with less than a minute to go in overtime. MacArthur has 10 goals and eight assists in 34 games this season.
Craig Anderson, G12/22/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson had a decent game in the, 2-1, loss to the Capitals on Monday.
Insight: Anderson made 21 saves on 23 shots. Anderson is now 8-9-4 this season.
Robin Lehner, G12/20/2014 9:44:00 PM
Description: Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner allowed four goals in Saturday's loss to the Canadiens.
Insight: Lehner faced 29 shots on goal, and is now 6-5-2 overall. He is not a relevant option.
Mike Hoffman, LW12/19/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored two goals during Friday's victory against the Ducks.
Insight: He also had three shots on goal and a plus-three rating. Hoffman now has 10 goals, 16 points, and a plus-13 rating through 29 games.
Craig Anderson, G12/17/2014 9:34:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson recorded his third shutout of the season on Wednesday.
Insight: Anderson stopped all 34 shots he faced as he had his first shutout since early November. Anderson came into the game with a 2.58 GAA and .925 save percentage. He is 7-8-4 this season.
Kyle Turris, C12/17/2014 9:31:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Torris scored both goals in Ottawa's, 2-0, victory over New Jersey.
Insight: Turris scored on the power play early in the first period and then added an empty-net goal inside of one-second left in the game. Turris has six goals and 15 assists with a minus-eight rating in 31 games this season.
Bobby Ryan, LW12/15/2014 9:56:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan recored a goal, but was also minus-one Monday against Buffalo.
Insight: Ryan now has seven goals and 19 points through 27 games this season. He is a fine option.
Mika Zibanejad, C12/13/2014 3:48:00 PM
Description: Senators center Mike Zibanejad scored a goal on Saturday.
Insight: It was his eighth goal of the season, and he now has 14 points through 27 games.
Craig Anderson, G12/11/2014 10:13:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson made 31 saves during Thursday's loss to Los Angeles.
Insight: He faced 35 shots on goal, so had a .886 save percentage on the night. Anderson is now 6-8-4 overall, making him not so great of an option for owners.
Bobby Ryan, LW12/11/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan recorded his sixth goal of the season during Thursday's loss to the Kings.
Insight: he now has 18 points through 25 games. Owners are hoping for a lot more production out of Ottawa's star winger.
Craig Anderson, G12/6/2014 3:41:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson played a really solid game but had little to show for it on Saturday.
Insight: Anderson made 33 saves, however, he also allowed three goals. One goal was a redirected shot from Brandon Sutter on the power play and the game-winner was a nasty slap shot from Christian Ehrhoff, who had about two seconds to wind up because he was so wide open. With the loss, Anderson drops to 5-7-4.
Craig Anderson, G12/4/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson allowed just two goals but lost on Thursday.
Insight: Anderson made 23 saves, but it wasn't enough as the Islanders beat the Senators, 2-1. Anderson drops to 5-5-4.
Craig Anderson, G12/2/2014 10:02:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson allowed three goals in Tuesday's overtime loss to the Islanders.
Insight: He made 25 saves, but it wasn't enough. Anderson is now a lowly 5-5-4 on the season. There are better options out there.
Clarke MacArthur, LW12/2/2014 9:58:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Clarke MacArthur scored a goal in Tuesday's overtime loss to the Islanders.
Insight: MacArthur also had two shots on goal, and now has 16 points on the season.
Robin Lehner, G11/29/2014 10:41:00 PM
Description: Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner had a bad Saturday night versus the Lightning.
Insight: Lehner allowed four goals on 32 shots. Three of the four goals, including the first three were even-strength scores.
Craig Anderson, G11/28/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson made 43 saves in a loss on Friday to the Panthers.
Insight: Anderson stopped 43-of-46 shots for a .935 save percentage but it wasn't enough in the, 3-2, loss. Anderson is 5-5-3 this season and came into the game with a 2.38 GAA and .932 save percentage.
Robin Lehner, G11/26/2014 9:27:00 AM
Description: Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner led Ottawa to a shootout victory over the Blues on Tuesday.
Insight: Lehner stopped 27-of-29 shots including four in overtime as Ottawa defeated St. Louis, 3-2. One of the two goals came on the power play, but Lehner and the Senators still managed to kill 5-out-of-6 penalties.
Craig Anderson, G11/24/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson playwed well, despite losing to the Red Wings on Monday night.
Insight: He made 39 saves on 43 shots on goal. Anderson's record dropped to 5-4-3 overall.
Kyle Turris, C11/24/2014 10:16:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Torris recorded two points during Monday's loss to Detroit.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots on goal and two penalty minutes. Turris now has 14 points through 20 games, and owners hope that Monday's game gets him going.
Erik Karlsson, D11/22/2014 5:44:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal in Saturday's loss to the Blues.
Insight: It was a power-play goal, and Karlsson now has five goals on the season. He has 14 points through 19 games, but is also -4 overall.
Craig Anderson, G11/16/2014 10:21:00 AM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson allowed four goals against the Flames in a loss on Saturday.
Insight: Anderson stopped 21-of-25 shots, so it was a bad night for the save percentage. He is 5-3-3 with a 2.23 GAA and .935 save percentage this season.
Kyle Turris, C11/12/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Senators center Kyle Torris scored for the second straight game on Tuesday.
Insight: Turris had a goal and an assist against the Canucks. He had four shots on goal. Turris has three goals, seven assists and a minus-two rating this season.
Chris Neil, RW11/9/2014 10:29:00 AM
Description: Ottawa right wing Chris Neil lit the lamp in Saturday's shootout loss to the Jets.
Insight: Neil is not a fantasy option, as he now has four points on the season. Keep him on the waiver wire.
Craig Anderson, G11/8/2014 10:03:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson played well, but lost in a shootout Saturday to the Jets.
Insight: He stopped 36-of-37 shots on goal, but fell to 4-2-2 on the season.
Craig Anderson, G11/6/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson recorded his second shutout of the season on Thursday against the Wild.
Insight: Anderson stopped all 35 shots he faced. He has won two straight and has a 4-2-1 record.
Mike Hoffman, LW11/6/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored two goals on Thursday against the Wild.
Insight: Hoffman has three goals and an assist this season. His plus/minus rating also doubled to plus-four. Ottawa beat Minnesota, 3-0.
Craig Anderson, G11/4/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson picked up his third win of the season.
Insight: He defeated Detroit 3-1, stopping 31-of-32 shots. Anderson is now 3-2-1 on the season.
Clarke MacArthur, LW11/4/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Clarke MacArthur scored his sixth goal of the season, in Tuesday's win over the Red Wings.
Insight: MacArthur now has nine points overall, and should be considered a solid fantasy option, for all owners.
Erik Karlsson, D11/1/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson was minus-four on Saturday versus the Bruins.
Insight: Yikes. As much as that hurts fantasy teams, it is somewhat expected from the Senators defenseman. Karlsson is an offense-first defenseman, so he is going to get burned in games.
Bobby Ryan, LW10/30/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored a goal on Thursday.
Insight: He has been off to a slow start, but hopefully his third goal of the season will get catapult him into a hot streak.
Erik Karlsson, D10/28/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored and had an assist on Tuesday against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Karlsson has three goals and four assists this season.
Clarke MacArthur, LW10/28/2014 10:09:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Clarke MacArthur scored twice and added an assist in Tuesday's game against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: MacArthur scored on the power play to tie the score, 1-1, in the first period. MacArthur then scored the final goal of the game in the third period. He finished plus-two with three shots on net.
Bobby Ryan, LW10/25/2014 10:10:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan forced overtime with his second goal of the season.
Insight: Ottawa ended up losing 3-2, but hopefully this goal will get Ryan going, as he now only has three points on the season.
Clarke MacArthur, LW10/22/2014 5:57:00 PM
Description: The NHL postponed the Senators and Maple Leafs game on Wednesday.
Insight: The game was scheduled for 7:00 PM ET, but due to the shooting in Ottawa Wednesday, the NHL decided to postponed the game. The league has not yet rescheduled the game.
Robin Lehner, G10/20/2014 10:23:00 PM
Description: Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner led Ottawa to victory despite the Senators being outshot, 35-19, against the Predators on Thursday.
Insight: Lehner allowed an early power-play goal from Nashville defenseman Shea Weber, but the Senators scored the next three goals. Lehner yielded a second goal early in the third period, but that was it as he won his fourth game of the season.
Robin Lehner, G10/18/2014 10:15:00 PM
Description: Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner won again on Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Lehner has earned more playing time with his great play. On Saturday, he allowed just two goals on 40 shots to post a .950 save percentage in the game. He helped kill both Blue Jacket power plays. Lehner will likely stay in net as long as he is playing well.
Craig Anderson, G10/16/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson stopped 28-of-31 shots against the Avalanche on Thursday night.
Insight: He earned his second victory of the season, and should be considered an under-the-radar goaltender, early in the season.
Bobby Ryan, LW10/16/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored his first goal of the season Thursday against Colorado.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal. Ryan should be able to produce around 30 goals, and is a solid fantasy option, moving forward.
Craig Anderson, G10/13/2014 10:16:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson stopped all 30 shots he faced in a shut out over the Panthers on Columbus Day.
Insight: The victory is Anderson's first of the season The shut out is also huge as Anderson is trying to stay in front of Robin Lehner for the No. 1 goalie spot on the depth chart.
Clarke MacArthur, LW10/13/2014 10:10:00 PM
Description: Senators left wing Clarke MacArthur scored the lone goal of the game against the Panthers as Ottawa won, 1-0, on Monday.
Insight: It was MacArthur's first goal of the season. He has a goal and an assist in the first three games.
Robin Lehner, G10/12/2014 12:18:00 AM
Description: Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner started and likely earned more ice time off his 38-save 3-2 victory..
Insight: Lehner could eventually take the starting job from Craig Anderson if he can return to his 2012-13 form (5-3. 2.20 GAA, .936 SV%).
Robin Lehner, G10/10/2014 5:48:00 PM
Description: Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner will start on Saturday according to the Ottawa Sun.
Insight: Lehner will likely see more minutes than the average backup goalie this season, and there is even a chance that Lehner eventually takes the starting job from Craig Anderson. Keep him on your radar.
Kyle Turris, C10/9/2014 10:49:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Torris scored in the season opener against the Predators on Thursday.
Insight: Torris broke the scoreless tie with a goal early in the second period, but the Predators scored the next three goals. Ottawa added a power play goal to cut the lead to one, but ultimately lost, 3-2. Torris had two shots on goal.
Erik Karlsson, D10/9/2014 10:47:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson had a minus-two rating on Thursday against the Predators.
Insight: Karlsson was on the ice for both the Nashville's even strength goals in the third period. He had two shots on goal.
David Legwand, C9/25/2014 6:58:00 PM
Description: David Legwand will be centering Ottawa's second line to start the season.
Insight: He will probably be in the 40-50 point range, making him a borderline player to be drafted. There are better options on draft day.
Clarke MacArthur, LW9/25/2014 6:55:00 PM
Description: Left wing Clarke MacArthur should be a solid contributer this season for the Senators.
Insight: He is coming off a 55-point season, and is firmly in the prime of his career, at 29-years-old. MacArthur could eventually see time on Ottawa's top line, making him a potential steal late in drafts.
Bobby Ryan, LW9/25/2014 6:51:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan will look to score 30 goals, yet again.
Insight: He had a somewhat down year during his first season with Ottawa (23 goals, 25 assists). Look for Ryan to be closer to the 60-point mark in 2014-15. Target him starting anywhere from the fifth round.
Kyle Turris, C9/25/2014 6:49:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Turris is coming off a career-year.
Insight: At 25-years-old, Turris can easily improve upon his career-high of 58 points from a season ago. He is currently being valued in the 10th round, which could end up being a steal for owners.
Milan Michalek, LW9/25/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: Senators left wing Milan Michalek looks to improve in 2014-15.
Insight: He had decent scoring numbers, with 17 goals and 22 assists. However, Michalek had a rough -25 rating. Heading into the season, it would seem he will go undrafted, but could turn into a solid waiver pickup.
Craig Anderson, G9/20/2014 12:09:00 AM
Description: Those concerned that Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson would be in a 50-50 time share situation with Robin Lehner should like the words spoken by head coach Paul MacLean on Friday.
Insight: "Craig Anderson is the No. 1 goaltender," reports Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen. Anderson was a disappointing 25-16-8 with a 3.00 GAA and .911 save percentage last season. Only time will tell, but we see Lehner with a significant workload.
Clarke MacArthur, LW8/21/2014 1:48:00 PM
Description: Left wing Clarke MacArthur and the Senators have come to terms on a five-year extension.
Insight: MacArthur went on to tell the Ottawa Sun that he will not change the way he plays the game. "Just because I've got a five-year deal, that doesn't mean I need to change a whole lot. I kind of want to play the same game. I want to play good in both ends." MacArthur had 24 goals and 31 assists in his first season in Ottawa last year.
David Legwand, C7/4/2014 8:18:00 PM
Description: David Legwand has signed a two-year, $6 million contract with the Senators.
Insight: Legwand played the first 956 games of his career with the Nashville Predators before going to his hometown Red Wings at the trade deadline last season. He finished with 51 points (14 goals) in 83 games.
Jason Spezza, C6/11/2014 8:46:00 PM
Description: Senators center Jason Spezza has asked for a trade. SOURCE: Bruce Garrioch, Ottawa Sun
Insight: We've heard rumblings about this for a while so it isn't exactly breaking news that Spezza wants out of Ottawa. He was 14th among centers in scoring this year with 66 points in 75 games.
Jason Spezza, C5/12/2014 9:27:00 PM
Description: Ottawa center Jason Spezza could be on the move this offseason.
Insight: Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos says the Senators are shopping him to Western Conference teams. It's possible Ottawa could pull the trigger prior to the draft on June 27th.
Craig Anderson, G4/12/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson made 28 saves Saturday for his fourth shutout of the season.
Insight: Fantasy owners have to be disappointed with how Anderson (24-16-8, 3.06 GAA) has performed this season but at least he can go out on a high note after this outing. Anderson's four clean slates this season are his most since 2009-10 when he played for the Avalanche.
Mika Zibanejad, C4/12/2014 2:25:00 PM
Description: Senators center Mike Zibanejad (undisclosed) will miss the remainder of the season.
Insight: Zibanejad was injured in Thursday's game against New Jersey and was taken to the hospital. The 2011 sixth-overall pick had 16 goals, 33 points and 153 SOG in 69 games this season.
Colin Greening, C4/10/2014 5:14:00 PM
Description: According to nhl.com. Ottawa center Colin Greening (lower body) will miss another game Thursday, according to nhl.com.
Insight: Greening has just six goals and 11 assists in 73 games. Throw in the -15 rating and he has no fantasy value.
Jason Spezza, C4/8/2014 9:53:00 PM
Description: Jason Spezza led the Senators with two goals Tuesday in a 4-1 win over the Islanders.
Insight: Spezza has now scored 20 or more goals eight times in his career including seven of the last eight seasons. The Blue Jackets' win over Phoenix on Tuesday eliminated Ottawa from the postseason. It's the first time the Senators have missed the playoffs since 2011.
Colin Greening, C4/8/2014 4:48:00 PM
Description: According to nhl.com. Ottawa center Colin Greening will sit out Tuesday with a lower-body injury.
Insight: Greening has just six goals and 11 assists in 73 games. Throw in the -15 rating and he has no fantasy value.
Zack Smith, C4/4/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Ottawa center Zack Smith scored two goals Friday in a loss to Montreal.
Insight: Smith (13 goals, eight assists) hadn't scored since March 15th. He needs one more goal to tie his career-high.
Jason Spezza, CHot4/2/2014 6:03:00 PM
Description: Senators center Jason Spezza (lower body) will miss Wednesday's game, according to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun.
Insight: Spezza (19 G, 42 A, -23, 206 SOG), who had 16 points in 14 games in March, will miss his second straight game.
Jason Spezza, CHot3/31/2014 6:21:00 PM
Description: Senators center Jason Spezza (lower body) will not play Monday, according to the Ottawa Sun.
Insight: Spezza (19 G, 42 A, -23, 206 SOG) had 16 points in 14 games in March. He could be back Wednesday.
Kyle Turris, CHot3/30/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Turris has notched seven points (four goals, three assists) during a four-game points streak.
Insight: Turris had two goals and one assist Sunday and now has 25 goals and 55 points this season.
Clarke MacArthur, LWHot3/30/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Ottawa left wing Clarke MacArthur has generated a goal in three straight games and six points in that span.
Insight: Bobby Ryan is out for the season but the MacArthur-Kyle Turris pairing has continued to succeed without him. MacArthur has 24 goals and 54 points this season.
Milan Michalek, LWHot3/30/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Senators left wing Milan Michalek had two goals Sunday against Calgary.
Insight: Michalek has collected five goals and two assists over his last seven games.
Clarke MacArthur, LW3/28/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Ottawa left wing Clarke MacArthur reached 50 points for the second time in his career Friday against the Blackhawks.
Insight: MacArthur had a goal and two assists Friday and now has 52 points in 70 games this season.
Mika Zibanejad, C3/28/2014 5:44:00 PM
Description: Senators center Mike Zibanejad (upper body) is expected to play Friday against the Blackhawks, according to senators.nhl.com.
Insight: Zibanejad missed Tuesday's game and is officially listed as a game-time decision, but coach Paul MacLean expects to have him available. The 2011 sixth-overall pick has 13 goals, 27 points and 138 SOG in 61 games this season.
Chris Phillips, D3/28/2014 5:43:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Chris Phillips (upper body) will miss a second straight game Friday, according to Brent Wallace of tsn.ca.
Insight: Phillips said Thursday that he would be good to go Friday but that isn't the case. The longtime Ottawa blueliner has one goal and 13 points in 61 games this season.
Craig Anderson, G3/28/2014 5:21:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson (upper body) will return to action Friday against the Blackhawks, according to Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen.
Insight: Anderson (21-14-8, 3.10 GAA, .908 SV%) collided with teammate Milan Michalek on March 10 and missed the last seven games.
Craig Anderson, G3/27/2014 6:41:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson (upper body) says he is ready to go Saturday if he is called upon, according to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun.
Insight: Anderson (21-14-8, 3.10 GAA, .908 SV%) collided with teammate Milan Michalek on March 10 and hasn't played since.
Mika Zibanejad, C3/27/2014 6:40:00 PM
Description: Senators center Mike Zibanejad (upper body) will return to the lineup Friday, according to Brent Wallace of tsn.ca.
Insight: Zibanejad missed Tuesday's game. The 2011 sixth-overall pick has 13 goals, 27 points and 138 SOG in 61 games this season.
Chris Phillips, D3/27/2014 6:38:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Chris Phillips (upper body) will return to the lineup Friday after sitting out Tuesday's game, according to Brent Wallace of tsn.ca.
Insight: The longtime Ottawa blueliner has one goal and 13 points in 61 games this season.
Bobby Ryan, LW3/27/2014 3:51:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan will miss the remainder of the season due to sports hernia surgery.
Insight: The 26-year-old had 23 goals and 48 points on 190 shots in 70 games and his absence will hurt deeply.
Kyle Turris, C3/25/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Turris hit the 50-point mark for the first time with two assists Tuesday against the Panthers.
Insight: It was Turris' first multi-point game since Jan. 30. The 24-year-old had 20-29 points in each of the previous four seasons before coming up with a career-high 51 (22 goals) in 72 games this season.
Clarke MacArthur, LW3/25/2014 10:26:00 PM
Description: Ottawa left wing Clarke MacArthur scored his 22nd goal of the season Tuesday at Florida.
Insight: MacArthur is one point away from reaching 50 for the second time in his career.
Mika Zibanejad, C3/25/2014 8:23:00 PM
Description: Senators center Mike Zibanejad missed Tuesday's game with an undisclosed injury.
Insight: The 2011 sixth-overall pick has 13 goals, 27 points and 138 SOG in 61 games this season.
Bobby Ryan, LW3/25/2014 5:46:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan (hip) missed Monday's game and will sit out again Tuesday, according to nhl.com.
Insight: The 26-year-old had 18 goals and 36 points his first 42 games, but his pace has drastically slowed with five goals and 12 points in the past 28.
Bobby Ryan, LW3/24/2014 10:33:00 AM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan took a hard hit into the boards on Saturday afternoon and is questionable for Monday's game against Tampa Bay.
Insight: The 26-year-old had 18 goals and 36 points his first 42 games, but his pace has drastically slowed with one goal and three assists in the past 10 games.
Nathan Lawson, G3/24/2014 10:32:00 AM
Description: Ottawa goalie Nathan Lawson is doubtful for Monday's game against Tampa Bay due to a lower body injury.
Insight: Lawson is only a backup for Robin Lehner at this time and will have no fantasy value.
Jesse Winchester, RW3/22/2014 12:18:00 PM
Description: Panthers winger Jesse Winchester (lower body) could play Saturday in Los Angeles, according to a Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel report.
Insight: Winchester has nine goals, eight assists and 31 PIM in 42 games which doesn't make him fantasy worthy, even if healthy.
Nathan Lawson, G3/22/2014 12:05:00 PM
Description: Ottawa goalie Nathan Lawson is doubtful for Saturday's game against Dallas due to a lower body injury.
Insight: Lawson is only a backup for Robin Lehner at this time and will have no fantasy value.
Craig Anderson, G3/19/2014 2:32:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson (upper body) will not play Thursday, according to Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun.
Insight: Anderson practiced Wednesday morning, but he's still feeling the effects of a collision he had with teammate Milan Michalek on March 10.
Bobby Ryan, LW3/18/2014 10:36:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored his first goal since Feb. 27 Tuesday against the Rangers. has picked up just 11 points (four goals) in his last 25 games.
Insight: Ryan has provided fantasy owners with four points in his last five games after getting just eight in his previous 21. The 26-year-old once looked like a lock for his fifth-career 30-goal season but he has 23 with 14 games left. Ryan had 18 goals and 36 points his first 42 games.
Craig Anderson, G3/18/2014 5:29:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson (upper body) will not play Tuesday, according to Ira Mendes of the Ottawa Citizen.
Insight: Anderson says he feels like he would be hurting the team if he tried to play and still doesn't have a firm timetable for his return. The goalie has recovered from getting hit high in the chest by a Shea Weber slapshot on March 10, but he admitted he's still feeling the effects of a collision with teammate Milan Michalek from that same game.
Bobby Ryan, LW3/16/2014 9:07:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan has picked up just 11 points (four goals) in his last 25 games.
Insight: He had 18 goals and 36 points his first 42 games. Ryan's production has picked up again lately, as he has provided three assists his last four games, but he hasn't scored a goal in March. The 26-year-old once looked like a lock for his fifth-career 30-goal season but his cold streak has him stuck at 22 with 15 games to play.
Craig Anderson, G3/15/2014 2:35:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson left Monday's game with discomfort in his chest and shoulder and is not expected to start on Saturday.
Insight: Anderson (21-14-8, 3.10 GAA, .908 SV%) was expected to practice Saturday morning, but Robin Lehner is scheduled to be between the pipes versus Montreal and Carey Price Saturday night.
Clarke MacArthur, LW3/15/2014 2:35:00 PM
Description: Ottawa left wing Clarke MacArthur was back at practice on Wednesday and is expected to be in Saturday's lineup.
Insight: MacArthur (19 goals, 25 assists) has missed the past two games with an injured hand. Get him back in your lineup.
Craig Anderson, G3/13/2014 6:50:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson left Monday's game and is still dealing with discomfort in his chest and shoulder, according to Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen.
Insight: Anderson (21-14-8, 3.10 GAA, .908 SV%) hasn't returned to practice yet and is questionable for Saturday's game.
Clarke MacArthur, LW3/12/2014 1:42:00 PM
Description: Ottawa left wing Clarke MacArthur was back at practice on Wednesday. SOURCE: Senators.com
Insight: MacArthur (19 goals, 25 assists) has missed the past few games with an injured hand. He's likely to return Saturday against Montreal.
Ales Hemsky, RW3/8/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Ales Hemsky had three assists Saturday against the Jets.
Insight: Hemsky (9 G, 20 A) joined Ottawa in a trade from Edmonton on Wednesday, and the Sens have stuck him on the top line with Jason Spezza and Milan Michalek. Those three accounted for one goal and eight assists Saturday.
Kyle Turris, C3/8/2014 6:36:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Turris has scored a goal in two straight games.
Insight: Turris had just two points in eight games from Feb. 1 to March 4 after posting 10+ points in each of the first four months this season, but he's back on track. The 24-year-old has 21 goals and 46 points in 64 games this season.
Milan Michalek, LWHot3/8/2014 6:33:00 PM
Description: Senators left wing Milan Michalek has delivered eight points in his last eight games.
Insight: Michalek (11 G, 19 A) had a goal and two assists Saturday at Winnipeg, but he's still underachieving this season after putting up 74 points in 100 games the previous two seasons. His -21 doesn't help matters.
Jason Spezza, CHot3/8/2014 6:31:00 PM
Description: Senators center Jason Spezza had three helpers Saturday at Winnipeg.
Insight: Spezza has been active lately, recording 11 points and 26 SOG his last eight games. He has 50 points in 59 games, though his -22 damages his fantasy value.
Clarke MacArthur, LW3/8/2014 10:42:00 AM
Description: Senators left wing Clarke MacArthur will miss at least one week due to a bruised hand.
Insight: Although MacArthur had zero points in six February games he has a goal and an assist in three March games. His 44-point total in 60 games is good enough for fourth best on the Ottawa roster. Kyle Turris and Bobby Ryan will have to find another winger for the next few games, likely Mike Hoffman or Colin Greening.
Ales Hemsky, RW3/5/2014 12:34:00 PM
Description: The Senators have acquired Ales Hemsky from the Oilers for two draft picks.
Insight: Hemsky scored a pair of goals Tuesday night against his new team, but the 30-year-old only has 26 points (nine goals) and 94 SOG in 55 games.
Chris Phillips, D3/5/2014 12:26:00 PM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Chris Phillips has signed a two-year contract extension, according to Bob McKenzie of tsn.ca.
Insight: Phillips was either going to be traded or signed to an extension on Wednesday. The 35-year-old defenseman has one goal and 13 points this season and isn't a fantasy option.
Jason Spezza, CHot3/5/2014 10:05:00 AM
Description: Senators center Jason Spezza scored his 16th goal of the season Tuesday at Edmonton.
Insight: Spezza has delivered eight points in his last six games and has 47 points in 57 games this season. His -23 differential damages his fantasy value, however, and he would benefit from a trade before Wednesday's deadline.
Erik Karlsson, DHot3/5/2014 10:03:00 AM
Description: Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson has scored four goals in his last six games.
Insight: Karlsson has 17 goals, 57 points and 198 SOG in 62 games this season. He leads defensemen in the first two categories and ranks second in the third.
Clarke MacArthur, LW3/2/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Senators left wing Clarke MacArthur had a goal and an assist Sunday at Vancouver.
Insight: They were MacArthur's first points since Jan. 30. He had zero in six February games and stands at 44 points in 60 games.