Hoffman provided two even-strength goals and an assist in Saturday night's 6-1 road rout over the Oilers. The prolific point producer connected on half of his shots in this contest, and now Hoffman is tied with Nashville's Viktor Arvidsson for a 10th-place ranking at 22 shots on goal through five games. As long as he's putting this much rubber on net, Hoffman deserves to be treated as a No. 1 or 2 fantasy forward.
Hofman scored his first goal of the season and posted seven shots during a 6-0 victory against the Flames on Friday. The only other Senators skater with more than two shots on goal Friday was Ryan Dzingel, who posted four. Hoffman was all over the ice and scored a power-play marker at the beginning of the third period. The 27-year-old has been extremely consistent the last three years, scoring between 26 and 27 goals each season. In 2016-17, 13 of his 26 goals came on the power play. Although 30 goals isn't out of the question, owners should expect the same type of production this season.
Hoffman (illness) is in the lineup for Tuesday's matchup with the Canucks. Hoffman will join the third line and will be looking for his first point of the season. He's had plenty of chances with over 10 minutes of power-play time in the first two games, so the points should start rolling in soon.
Hoffman (illness) returned to the ice Tuesday morning ahead of a road match with the Canucks, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. In the two games that the Senators have played to start the new season -- both losses -- Hoffman's been held pointless to go along with a minus-3 rating and seven empty shots on goal. He's shaping up to be a game-time call for this next contest.
Hoffman has the flu and missed practice Monday, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Hoffman's status for Tuesday's contest with Vancouver is up in the air, as it likely depends on the severity of his symptoms. In the event the winger can't play, Logan Brown will likely slot into the lineup.
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