Paul finished 2021 in the same spot where he ended 2020, coming off a 20-point campaign with Ottawa.
Things could have been even better for Paul if his shooting were more accurate, as he connected on just 4.8 percent of his shots. 2021-22 will be his third full season in Ottawa, and a breakout could be coming if he can improve his accuracy.
Paul collected a goal and an assist with two shots and two hits Wednesday in a 5-1 win over Montreal.
Paul deflected an Erik Brannstrom shot with eight seconds left in the second period to give the Senators a 3-1 cushion, then he drew a secondary assist on Alex Formenton's goal that closing out the scoring in the final frame. The 26-year-old Paul has enjoyed a decent run offensively as of late, contributing two goals and five assists over his last 10 appearances.
Paul (undisclosed) took the ice for warmups and appears set to play Saturday versus the Canucks, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Paul was injured late in the third period of Thursday's game, but it was apparently a minor injury. He's set to resume a bottom-six role for the Senators.
Paul (undisclosed) didn't play late in the third period of Thursday's 3-0 win over the Canucks due to a minor injury, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Paul had an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in 9:16 of ice time. The injury is considered minor -- head coach D.J. Smith said Paul would be evaluated further Friday. He's racked up 16 points, 88 shots on net and 62 hits through 47 contests this year. His status for Saturday's rematch with the Canucks is yet to be determined.
Paul produced a shorthanded assist, four shots on goal and two PIM in Monday's 4-2 win over the Flames.
Paul put a shot on net that generated a rebound for Connor Brown to bury at 19:04 of the second period. The 26-year-old Paul has 15 points, 86 shots, 60 hits and a plus-1 rating through 46 appearances this season. Three of those points have come shorthanded.
Paul scored a goal on his only shot and added two blocks and two hits in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to Winnipeg.
Paul opened the scoring just 1:19 into the game, breaking in alone and going high blocker side on Winnipeg netminder Laurent Brossoit. It was just the fourth goal of the year for Paul and first since Feb. 15, putting an end to his 26-game dry spell.
Paul recorded an assist in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over the Flames.
Paul's goal drought stretched to 10 games, and he's only picked up three helpers in that span. The 25-year-old winger has 11 points, 55 shots on goal, 30 hits and a plus-4 rating in 27 appearances this season. He's seen second-line usage most of the time, but his playing style is more in line with a checking-line assignment.
Paul scored a short-handed goal and assisted on Evgenii Dadonov's overtime game-winner in Monday's 6-5 victory over the Maple Leafs.
The 25-year-old's first career shortie came with just nine seconds left in the second period, beginning an incredible comeback for the Sens as they climbed out of a 5-1 hole. Paul has only three goals and eight points in 17 games on the season, but he has found the scoresheet in consecutive contests and continues to hold down a top-six assignment, giving him some deep-league fantasy appeal.
Paul (undisclosed) will be in the lineup for Thursday's game against Winnipeg, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Paul was forced to miss morning skate Thursday with an undisclosed issue, but as evidenced by this news, he's ready to play. The 25-year-old has been decent this season, recording five points across 14 games. He'll assume his usual role on the second line for Thursday's contest.
Paul (undisclosed) missed morning skate Thursday and will be a game-time decision for that night's matchup against the Jets, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Paul is dealing with a minor injury, and he'll test how he feels in pregame warmups. The 25-year-old has five points and 18 hits through 14 games this season. If he misses Thursday's game, he should be back in action Saturday against Winnipeg.
Paul notched an assist and fired three shots on goal in Sunday's 8-5 loss to the Oilers.
Paul collected the secondary helper on linemate Colin White's first-period tally. Through nine games, Paul has two goals, three helpers, 17 shots and 13 hits with a plus-3 rating. The Senators are getting outplayed in most games, so a positive rating reflects well on Paul's on-ice value. A moderately physical winger, he'll have some appeal in deeper fantasy formats as a depth option.
Paul scored a goal and dished an assist in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Jets.
Paul was one of the Senators' most effective skaters Saturday. He set up Evgenii Dadonov's tally to get Ottawa on the board, then added a go-ahead goal at 14:23 of the second period. That would be it for the offense, but there's reason to believe Paul could be a factor this year. He has four points, seven shots on goal, eight hits and a plus-3 rating through five contests. There's room to move up the lineup for Paul -- if he keeps performing, a top-six job may be his, although he's probably most effective in a third-line role.
Paul signed a two-year, $2.7 million deal with Ottawa on Wednesday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Paul put together a strong end to the 2020-21 campaign, racking up seven points in his final 15 appearances. The 24-year-old winger logged 56 contests with the Senators this season, garnering garnered nine goals and 11 helpers. Looking ahead to next year, Paul could push for 30-40 points, which would make him a solid mid-range fantasy option.
Paul entered the hiatus having more than tripled his shots-on-goal totals in a season, notching 20 points in the process.
Prior to this year, Paul had only taken 73 shots in his career and hit 103 prior to the league postponement, which suggests he could eventually become a solid contributor as he gets more NHL experience. At 24 years old on a rebuilding team, Paul is probably at least two or three years away from becoming a real contributor, so he should only be owned in deeper dynasty leagues at this point in his career.
Paul collected an assist and served up two hits in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Kings.
Paul has managed a goal and three helpers in his last seven outings. The 24-year-old forward reached the 20-point mark with his assist Wednesday. He's added 103 shots on goal, 122 hits and 24 PIM in 56 games this season.
Paul scored a goal on four shots Thursday in a 5-1 loss to the Jets.
Paul opened the scoring off a faceoff play midway through the first period, wiring a shot from the left circle past Winnipeg goalie Laurent Brossoit. Paul has provided the Senators with eight goals and 16 points in 45 games this season but holds limited fantasy appeal.
Paul scored his seventh goal of 2019-20 in Thursday's 3-2 win over Arizona.
Paul, appearing in his fourth game back from injury, scored his first goal since returning to Ottawa's lineup. The winger missed 10 games with an ankle injury. Up to 14 points on the season, the 24-year-old isn't worth owning in fantasy unless the Senators' coaching staff decides to deploy Paul on the power play more regularly.
Paul (ankle) is expected to be activated from IR and suit up for Thursday's game versus the Avalanche, Brent Wallace of TSN.ca reports.
Paul has been skating with a regular jersey since Monday, and he'll be ready to rock for the first time since Jan. 7. The Ontario native worked on the second line during Wednesday's practice, and he'll look to build on career highs in goals (six) and points (13).
Paul (ankle) practiced with a regular jersey Monday, Hailey Salvian of The Athletic reports.
Paul took line rushes with the extras, so he's likely not ready to return to the lineup Tuesday versus the Ducks. However, the 24-year-old appears to be near full health after sustaining a high-ankle sprain in early January. An activation from IR will precede Paul's return to the lineup.
Paul is expected to miss at least a month with the high ankle sprain he suffered last Tuesday against the Capitals, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Paul's absence will test the Senators' depth up front, but it won't impact many fantasy lineups, as he's only picked up 13 points while averaging 14:25 of ice time in 38 games this campaign. The 24-year-old winger has already been placed on injured reserve, so news of his activation should precede his return to game action.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/12||vs TOR||W 4-3 (OT)||0||0||0||+1||15:17|
|05/09||@ CGY||L 1-6||0||0||0||-2||16:23|
|05/08||@ WPG||W 4-2||0||0||0||0||18:15|
|05/05||vs MON||W 5-1||1||1||2||+2||15:36|
|05/03||vs WPG||W 2-1||0||1||1||+1||17:50|
|05/01||@ MON||L 2-3 (OT)||0||0||0||+1||14:43|
|04/28||vs VAN||W 6-3||0||1||1||+2||12:09|
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