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Dennis Seidenberg | Defenseman | #44

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (34) / 7/18/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 6 (172) / PHI
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Dennis Seidenberg had a groin injury at the end of the regular season.
There have been some rumors that the Bruins will look to trade him or possibly buy out the rest of his contract. "I don't know, but I expect to be back, yeah," Seidenberg said. "I bring a lot to the table still. I still feel great. I expect to be back. Who knows what they're going to do, but if something happens then you deal with it at that point." Apr 12 - 7:53 AM

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If Boston does not defeat Ottawa Saturday afternoon and thereby misses the playoffs, Dennis Seidenberg may have played his last game as a Bruin.

Seidenberg who is recovering from a lower-body injury will not suit up for Saturday's matinee and if the Bruins lose he will not have the opportunity to play in the post-season. The veteran is a prime candidate to be traded this summer as he has two-years left on his contract at $4 million per season. That is likely more than the Bruins want to pay the 34-year-old who is on the downside of his career especially when the team has many prospects who can fill his spot. One issue is that the Bruins will have to deal with is the buyout Seidenberg's no-trade clause. Stay tuned.
Apr 9 - 8:15 AM

Dennis Seidenberg (lower body) hasn't skated since he left Monday's practice.

He missed his fourth straight game Thursday night due to a lower-body injury and may not be ready to play in Saturday's regular-season finale.
Apr 8 - 7:44 AM

Dennis Seidenberg (lower body) left Monday's practice early.

He had to pull out of a battle drill with Jimmy Hayes, so it doesn't look like he is ready to play on Tuesday against Carolina. Seidenberg has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury.
Apr 5 - 9:36 AM

Dennis Seidenberg has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury.

He sat out Sunday's game at Chicago because he didn't travel with the team this weekend. "He started skating this weekend," coach Claude Julien said. "Again there it's a matter of whether he's going to be 100 percent when he gets back or still needs some time." The Bruins hope to get him back in the fold in the final week of the season, but his status is uncertain.
Apr 4 - 9:25 AM

Dennis Seidenberg is out with a lower-body injury.

No word yet on Seidenberg's expected return, but it sounds like he could be out more than just day-to-day. We'll keep you posted as his status develops.
Apr 1 - 7:31 PM

Dennis Seidenberg is not projected to play Friday against St. Louis.

He was injured on Tuesday and hasn't practiced for the last two days. Seidenberg wasn't scheduled to travel with the team.
Apr 1 - 7:45 AM

Dennis Seidenberg did not practice with the Bruins on Wednesday.

It's undisclosed why he missed practice, but he could be out more than a couple of days according to coach Claude Julien. He logged a season-low 14:47 on ice time on Tuesday and saw only four shifts in the third period. In 61 games this season, the 34 year-old has scored one goal and has added eleven helpers.
Mar 31 - 9:19 AM

Dennis Seidenberg finally scored his first goal of the season during Sunday's 6-5 loss to Detroit.

The veteran defender is easily having his worst season, now up to just eight points in 40 games. Seidenberg was never known for his offense, but this is another level of offensive futility.
Feb 14 - 6:26 PM

Dennis Seidenberg feels as though he and his teammates "let everyone down" by losing the Winter Classic on Friday.

"When it’s such a big game, such a big hype, you want to perform and show everybody what you can do," Dennis Seidenberg said. "We let everybody down." The Bruins were dominated by the Canadiens for most of the game, which they eventually lost 5-1.
Jan 3 - 11:53 AM

Dennis Seidenberg was back in the lineup Wednesday night.

He was listed as a scratch for the previous two games because of an undisclosed injury. Seidenberg played alongside Kevan Miller in his return, while Joe Morrow was a healthy scratch.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 07:43:00 AM

Dennis Seidenberg is a healthy scratch in Monday's game against Nashville.

It's the second straight game that he's been a healthy scratch. The 34-year-old has three assists in 10 games in '15-16. Colin Miller and Jimmy Hayes will also watch the game from the press box.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 07:06:00 PM

Dennis Seidenberg earned his first points of the season Tuesday with a pair of assists.

He also logged 19:54 of ice time in Boston's 5-4 loss to San Jose. Seidenberg was playing in his 700th career NHL game.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 09:30:00 AM

Dennis Seidenberg admitted that he's still regaining strength in his leg after it was weakened by the herniated disc in his back.

"It's getting better, but definitely not 100 percent," Seidenberg said. "But that's why you have to be smart out there, play solid hockey and know what you can do and what you can't." Seidenberg has played in two games since he was cleared to return. He has nine hits and four blocks along with a plus-1 rating.
Mon, Nov 16, 2015 09:36:00 AM

Dennis Seidenberg exhibited no ill effects after his return to action Thursday.

Seidenberg had missed the entire season before debuting Thursday night after recovering from back surgery which took place on September 24th. Although his playing time was managed (15:34), Seidenberg dished out six hits and blocked two shots and came away from the game no worse for wear. If for some reason you need Seidenberg, feel free to activate him.
Source: Bruins. com
Sat, Nov 14, 2015 08:34:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Ryan Spooner
4Chris Kelly
LW1Brad Marchand
2Loui Eriksson
3Matt Beleskey
4Landon Ferraro
RW1Lee Stempniak
2David Pastrnak
3Brett Connolly
4Jimmy Hayes
5Tyler Randell
D1Zdeno Chara
2Torey Krug
3Dennis Seidenberg
4Adam McQuaid
5John-Michael Liles
6Kevan Miller
7Zach Trotman
8Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Jeremy Smith