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David Hale | Defenseman

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (36) / 6/18/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 213
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 1 (22) / NJ

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David Hale has decided to retire from the NHL.
Hale had a solid, yet unproductive career. He finished with 29 career points, plus- 11, and 242 PIMs in 327 games. He is set to attend university in order to get his degree. Sat, Oct 15, 2011 12:03:00 PM

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David Hale has been called up from the minors.

He has skated in 11 games with the Senators this season, while posting two points and a plus-3 rating.
Thu, Mar 17, 2011 03:14:00 PM

David Hale has successfully cleared waivers.

The Senators are expected to send Hale to the minors. He has a goal and an assist in 13 games this season.
Fri, Dec 3, 2010 12:32:00 PM

The Ottawa Senators have placed David Hale on waivers.

The Senators have an extra defenseman and want to send Hale down. He will have to pass through waivers which end on Friday at noon ET.
Thu, Dec 2, 2010 04:22:00 PM

David Hale might be sent down to the minors.

The Senators currently have eight defensemen, but they don't want to keep that many on the roster indefinitely. Ottawa might prefer to trade Brian Lee, but so far nothing has been done. We'll keep you posted.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Wed, Nov 17, 2010 09:14:00 AM

David Hale was scratched on Saturday with the return of Filip Kuba to the Senators' lineup.

Kuba proved to me back at full health and as a result, Hale was the odd man out. The journeyman defenseman shouldn't be owned in fantasy leagues.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Sun, Nov 14, 2010 08:58:00 AM

David Hale made the trip to Boston with the Senators and will play if Filip Kuba is unable to on Saturday.

Kuba has been out all season with a broken leg suffered on the opening day of training camp. Kuba is hopeful that he will be able to make his seasonal debut but if he is unable to go, then Hale will draw into the lineup.
Sat, Nov 13, 2010 09:23:00 AM

David Hale will make his season debut on Friday.

Hale will skate alongside Erik Karlsson. He's replacing blueliner Brian Lee, who will spend Friday's contest in the press box.
Fri, Oct 22, 2010 04:22:00 PM

David Hale will likely dress in Ottawa's game against Buffalo on Friday.

He was recalled from the minors on Wednesday and will likely replace Brian Lee in the lineup. "We need solid, defensive play. We need (Hale) to play the way he did in the pre-season," coach Cory Clouston said. "He has some experience. This shouldn't be new to him. If he's a safe, solid defensive defenseman, we'll be happy."
Source: Ottawa Sun
Thu, Oct 21, 2010 07:30:00 AM

David Hale has been recalled by Ottawa.

The Senators' defense corps has struggled in the early going of the season and GM Bryan Murray feels a slight shake up is in order to help settle it down. Hale skated in 39 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season, but he has no fantasy value.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 03:18:00 PM

David Hale has cleared waivers and will report to the AHL on Thursday.

"I was disappointed. It came as a bit of a shock but I knew the situation I was getting into," said Hale. He signed a two-way contract with Ottawa in the summer.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Wed, Oct 6, 2010 04:07:00 PM

David Hale has been placed on waivers by the Ottawa Senators.

This comes as a bit of a surprise as it looked like Hale was going to start the season with the team. Hale had four points in 39 games with Tampa Bay in 2009-10.
Tue, Oct 5, 2010 12:48:00 PM

David Hale will start the season with the Ottawa Senators.

Hale inked a two-way deal with Ottawa in August after recording four points in 39 games with Tampa Bay last season. He doesn't have any fantasy value.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Mon, Oct 4, 2010 08:15:00 AM

David Hale has inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Ottawa Senators.

Hale had four assists and 25 penalty minutes in 39 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season. He has no fantasy value.
Wed, Aug 4, 2010 07:15:00 PM

David Hale (lower-body injury) will not play against Buffalo on Saturday.

If for some reason you have Hale on your fantasy squad, reserve him immediately.
Sat, Mar 27, 2010 12:08:00 PM

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