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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 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

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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

Dennis Seidenberg was back on Boston's blueline a week ahead of schedule after recovering quickly from back surgery on Sept. 24.

"It felt all right. Obviously there is more work to be done, but I think it was a good first step and there's room to get better for sure," said Seidenberg. He registered six hits and two blocks in 15:34 of ice time.
Fri, Nov 13, 2015 08:00:00 AM

It appears as though Dennis Seidenberg will play in Thursday's game against the Avalanche.

He's participating in the team's pregame line rushes. He's skating on a pairing with Kevan Miller.
Thu, Nov 12, 2015 06:57:00 PM

Dennis Seidenberg (back) will be a game-time decision on Thursday.

Seidenberg will participate in the Bruins' pregame warmups. He's a major part of the Bruins' defensive core and the fact that he hasn't played yet this season has been a significant hurdle for the Bruins to overcome. Whether or not he ends up participating in this game though, it seems it won't be long before Boston can start enjoying his services once more.
Thu, Nov 12, 2015 11:40:00 AM

Dennis Seidenberg (back) has been taking part in contact recently.

It's another step towards Seidenberg's return, but it's not clear exactly how far away he is from playing. "It's getting close. It's kind of tough to say, but I'm feeling better on the ice, I'm feeling strong in the battles, and again, it's about me feeling comfortable skating and just getting better, here," Seidenberg said. He hasn't played so far this season.
Wed, Nov 11, 2015 05:33:00 PM

Dennis Seidenberg (back) hasn't had full contact yet, which is holding back his return to the lineup.

Still, the defenseman feels he is on track to return on schedule. Seidenberg was expected to miss eight weeks and he will reach six-week mark on Thursday. He is trying to get the power back in his leg now, but he hasn't felt any pain in his surgically-repaired back.
Wed, Nov 4, 2015 09:40:00 AM

Dennis Seidenberg (back) fully participated in practice on Monday.

He is heading in the right direction as he recovers from back surgery, but there's still no definitive timetable in place for his return.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 09:26:00 AM

Dennis Seidenberg (back) skated on his own again Monday.

"He is trending in the right direction," said coach Claude Julien, "but he is still not able to practice with us." Seidenberg is expected to be out for another three-plus weeks after he had surgery on his lower back in late September.
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 09:39:00 AM

Dennis Seidenberg (back) apparently started skating on Monday.

Coach Claude Julien indicated the Seidenberg was back on the ice, but added that the defenseman "still isn't close" to being available to play. The Bruins blueliner underwent lumbar microdiscectomy surgery in late September to repair a lumbar spine disc herniation.
Wed, Oct 21, 2015 11:36:00 AM

Dennis Seidenberg's next doctor visit is scheduled for Oct. 9, as he recovers from back surgery.

He hasn't been able to do much more than walk since the procedure because he is waiting for the incision to heal. "It is pretty annoying," said Seidenberg. "I mean, what a timing. You work out all summer, especially if it's a long summer like this, then you get ready to get started and then suddenly you are out for eight weeks."
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 10:10:00 AM

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All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Krejci
2Patrice Bergeron
3Ryan Spooner
4Chris Kelly
LW1Brad Marchand
2Loui Eriksson
3Matt Beleskey
4Zac Rinaldo
5Maxime Talbot
RW1Brett Connolly
2Jimmy Hayes
3David Pastrnak
4Landon Ferraro
5Tyler Randell
D1Zdeno Chara
2Torey Krug
3Dennis Seidenberg
4Adam McQuaid
5Zach Trotman
6Colin Miller
7Kevan Miller
8Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask
2Jonas Gustavsson