Dziurzynski (undisclosed) is now on injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site. Dziurzynski skated for just 3:21 in Thursday's game against the Oilers before colliding with Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse and ultimately sustaining an injury. A physical forward in his first NHL season, Dziurzynski has four points in 14 games this season and when healthy, brings size to the lineup at 6-foot-3, 215 pounds. However, the Senators have since called up forward Nick Paul from AHL Binghamton and he has a similar stature as Dziurzynski, so Senators' opponents could still be faced with an imposing presence on the lower lines in Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs.
Dziurzynski (undisclosed) suffered an injury Thursday against Edmonton, and it will keep him out of Saturday's contest with Toronto, Steve Lloyd of TSN reports. Dziurzynski suffered the injury in what looked like a harmless collision with Oilers' defenseman Darnell Nurse, and left the game after playing 3:21. Expect Ottawa to recall a forward from the minors, as they only have 10 healthy forwards on their roster ahead of Saturday's game.
Dziurzynski scored a goal in his return to NHL action Tuesday, but it wasn't enough in a 6-5 loss to Pittsburgh. Always among the NHL leaders in valuable Scrabble letters, Dziurzynski had managed just three lonely assists in 12 games with the Sens entering Tuesday's action. The 26-year-old scored a big goal that drew Ottawa within one late in this game, but that was as close as they'd get. Judging by his mediocre track record in the minors, we won't be seeing too many encores to this performance.
Dziurzynski was recalled from AHL Binghamton on Monday. Dziurzynski's last stint with the Senators ended when Milan Michalek returned from a finger injury, but another finger injury for Michalek and an ankle injury for Kyle Turris have resulted in his recall once again. He could be set to draw into the lineup Tuesday, but possesses little fantasy upside as a bottom-six forward that could be sent back to the AHL in short order.
Dziurzynski has cleared waivers, according to TSN's Bob McKenzie. He has also been reassigned to AHL Binghamton. Dziurzynski is no longer needed by the parent club since the Senators are set to welcome back Milan Michalek (finger) Thursday. Dziurzynski has produced three assists in 12 games in the NHL this season, and will look to build upon his 11 points in 20 games with AHL Binghamton.
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