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Apr 29, 2022 0 0 0 2
Apr 28, 2022 0 0 -2 0 -2
Apr 26, 2022 0 0 0 0
Apr 22, 2022 0 0 0 0
Apr 19, 2022 0 2 2 0 8

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2021 3718.5 2 9 11 -7 18:59
2020 52.513.1 4 13 17 -13 22:44
2019 35.535.5 1 11 12 -8 22:08
3y Avg. 51.517.2 3 12 14 -5 21:30
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Ready to play against Devils

    Zaitsev (illness) will be in action versus New Jersey on Tuesday, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Zaitsev returns following a one-game stint on the sidelines due to illness. Even prior to being sidelined, the 30-year-old blueliner was mired in a 10-game goal drought during which he registered just six shots on net, though he did pick up three helpers over that stretch.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Under the weather

    Zaitsev won't play Saturday versus Montreal due to a non-COVID illness, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Zaitsev can be considered day-to-day with his illness. Luckily for the Senators, Thomas Chabot (hand) is now healthy and will take Zaitsev's spot in the lineup against the Canadiens.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Contributes pair of assists

    Zaitsev record two assists, four blocked shots, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Canucks. Zaitsev set up both of Alex Formenton's goals in this game. In his last two outings, Zaitsev has three helpers, but his offense has generally been sporadic throughout the season. The 30-year-old defenseman is up to 11 points, 63 shots on net, 98 blocked shots, 117 hits and a minus-5 rating in 58 contests overall.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Offers helper Monday

    Zaitsev posted an assist and two hits in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Kraken. Zaitsev snapped a seven-game point drought with his helper on a Nick Holden goal in the second period. The 30-year-old Zaitsev doesn't contribute much on offense in general -- he's at nine points in 57 contests this season, putting him on pace for a career-worst output. He's added 115 hits, 94 blocked shots, 63 shots on net, 28 PIM and a minus-7 rating.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Good to go Saturday

    Zaitsev (face) is expected to play Saturday versus the Panthers. Zaitsev won't miss time after taking a puck to the face Thursday, which required the defenseman to get stitches. He'll play in a second-pairing role, but he has just two assists with 20 shots on net, 20 hits and 18 blocked shots in his last 13 games, so he's not much of a factor in fantasy.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Game-time call Saturday

    Zaitsev (face) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's matchup with Florida, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. Considering Zaitsev is mired in a 34-game goal drought, during which he managed just five helpers, few fantasy players figure to be impacted by his potential absence. If the blueliner does miss out Saturday, Victor Mete figures to take his place in the lineup while trade acquisition Travis Hamonic could see the biggest uptick in minutes.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Needs stitches after puck hits face

    Zaitsev (face) got stitches and may not be available for Saturday's game versus the Panthers, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Zaitsev was injured in the third period after taking a puck to the face or mouth. With his status up in the air for Saturday, Victor Mete may be needed in the lineup.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Delivers shorthanded helper

    Zaitsev registered a shorthanded assist in Friday's 3-1 win over the Flyers. Zaitsev battled behind his own net and ultimately fed Alex Formenton, who sailed the puck into the empty net to officially put the Flyers away. The Senators have lost Thomas Chabot (hand) for the season, which could lead to additional minutes for Zaitsev.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Good to go Tuesday

    Zaitsev (illness) is in Tuesday's lineup against Tampa Bay. Zaitsev missed Saturday's tilt with Montreal but he's back in action after a one-game absence. The 30-year-old will be back in a top-pair role alongside Thomas Chabot on Tuesday. He has four points through 32 games this season.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Not available Saturday

    Zaitsev (illness) won't play Saturday versus the Canadiens. Zaitsev and Thomas Chabot are both out due to illness Saturday, leaving the Senators to deploy five defensemen and 13 forwards in their lineup. The 30-year-old Zaitsev will aim to be healthy for Tuesday's game versus the Lightning.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Expected back against Devils

    Zaitsev (heel) is set to suit up versus New Jersey on Monday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Additionally, the blueliner has been activated off injured reserve per the NHL media site. Zaitsev has just two points in 22 games this year and will likely miss the 20-point mark for the fifth consecutive season. The 30-year-old Russian has never been able to replicate the numbers he put up in his rookie campaign (36 points) while playing for the Maple Leafs.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Moves to injured reserve

    Zaitsev (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Friday, per CapFriendly. Zaitsev was hurt early in Thursday's game versus the Lightning, and his move to injured reserve is not a good sign. The Senators have yet to officially provide an update on the 30-year-old's status, but he'll miss the Senators' next three games at a minimum.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Suffers lower-body injury

    Zaitsev (lower body) won't return to Thursday's game versus the Lightning. Zaitsev went down awkwardly after a collision with Ondrej Palat in the first period. The severity of Zaitsev's injury is unknown, but it's never a good sign when a player is ruled out for the remainder of a game. More should be known on the 30-year-old's status prior to Saturday's game versus the Flyers.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Activated off non-roster list

    Zaitsev (COVID-19 protocols) was activated off the Senators' non-roster list Wednesday, per the NHL media site. Zaitsev is expected to return to a top-pairing role Wednesday versus San Jose following his four-game absence. The 30-year-old defender has picked up one goal through 11 contests this year.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Re-enters protocols

    Zaitsev was once again placed in COVID-19 protocols Saturday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. It's unclear why the defenseman was removed from protocols Saturday before re-entering them once again, but he'll miss Saturday's game against Pittsburgh and possibly longer. Jacob Bernard-Docker enters the lineup to replace Zaitsev.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Activated off protocols list

    Zaitsev has been activated off the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list ahead of Saturday's matchup with Pittsburgh, source reports. Zaitsev is expected to return to a second-pairing role following his one-game absence. The 30-year-old defender has picked up one goal through 11 contests this season.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Enters COVID-19 protocols

    Zaitsev was placed in the league's COVID-19 protocols Thursday. Zaitsev will miss Thursday's game versus the Kings at a minimum. Lassi Thomson will enter the lineup in place of Zaitsev for a Senators team currently battling a significant outbreak.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Good to go

    Zaitsev (undisclosed) will return to the lineup for Saturday's game versus Tampa Bay, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Zaitsev will skate on Ottawa's top pairing during Saturday's contest. The 30-year-old blueliner has gone scoreless while posting a minus-6 rating through nine games this season.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Sidelined versus Vegas

    Zaitsev (undisclosed) won't play Thursday versus Vegas, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. With Zaitsev on the shelf, look for Nick Holden to draw back into the lineup against the Golden Knights. Zaitsev's gone scoreless while posting a minus-6 rating through nine games this campaign, so his absence will likely go unnoticed in most fantasy circles.
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  • Senators' Nikita Zaitsev: Back in action

    Zaitsev (undisclosed) practiced with the Senators on Thursday, per TSN 1200 Ottawa. Zaitsev put up 17 points, 114 hits and 110 blocked shots in 55 contests last season, but the undisclosed injury kept him out of the IIHF World Championships in May. The 29-year-old appears no worse for wear heading into 2021-22, where he'll provide a physical and steady defensive effort to the Senators' blue line.
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