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Dion Phaneuf | Defenseman | #2

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/10/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 227
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (9) / CAL
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Dion Phaneuf is good to go for Sunday's match with the Capitals.
The 31-year-old veteran blue liner has posted five goals and 15 points with 51 PIMs, 64 hits and 80 blocks. Pretty good all-around game. Jan 1 - 1:43 PM

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Dion Phaneuf, who missed Saturday's practice due to an assortment of bumps and bruises, is probable for Sunday's game against Washington.

At least that's what Sens' coach Guy Boucher said Saturday. However, we note that Phaneuf is one of 10 players participating in Sunday's optional skate. That is usually a sign the player won't be playing that night. If you feel lucky keep Phaneuf active.
Jan 1 - 11:25 AM

Dion Phaneuf picked up an assist in a 2-1 OT victory over Anaheim on Thursday.

He had the lone helper on Mike Hoffman's power-play game winner. Phaneuf has collected one goal and two assists over a three-game point streak. He has five points in the past five contests.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 09:00:00 AM

Dion Phaneuf picked up a goal and an assist in Ottawa's 4-3 shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks.

Phaneuf helped set up Bobby Ryan's first period and he managed to score the go-ahead goal (3-2) on the power play at the 16:14 mark of the third frame. Unfortunately for the Sens, they were unable to close out the game and eventually lost in the fourth-round of the shootout. Phaneuf has four goals and eight assists in 30 games.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 10:48:00 PM

Dion Phaneuf notched a goal and an assist in Monday's 8-5 loss to Pittsburgh.

He scored Ottawa's third power-play goal of the night on five opportunities during the third period. Phaneuf has collected six of his 10 points in the past seven games.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 11:05:00 AM

Dion Phaneuf suited up in Thursday's contest after he skipped Wednesday's practice.

He wasn't expected to miss the game against Boston even though Ottawa recalled defender Fredrik Claesson. Clasesson joined the team to serve as the seventh defenseman. Meanwhile, Phaneuf earned an assist in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Bruins.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 08:23:00 AM

Dion Phaneuf produced his first goal of the year in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime win over Carolina.

He tied the game at 1-1 after the Hurricanes opened the scoring just 34 seconds into the first period. Phaneuf has two points, 17 penalty minutes and 24 shots after nine contests this campaign.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 10:27:00 AM

Dion Phaneuf is enjoying his first training camp as a member of the Ottawa Senators.

"It’s a bonus for me to be here for the whole season," Phaneuf said before Friday’s exhibition finale against the Buffalo Sabres. "Last year, the guys made it a real easy transition (following the colossal trade from Toronto), but having said that, you’re still moving in the middle of the year, you’re picking up your life. Now, I’m moved into my house, I’m really enjoying the city. I’m very comfortable." The 31-year-old scored one goal and eight points in 20 games with the Sens last season.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 10:23:00 AM

Dion Phaneuf will be an alternate captain for the Senators this season during road games.

Kyle Turris will get to wear the 'A' on his jersey for home contests, while Chris Neil will serve as an alternate captain for the entire year. Phaneuf was the captain of the Maple Leafs before he was traded to Ottawa last season and his new team was quick to embrace him as a leader.
Tue, Sep 27, 2016 05:27:00 PM

Dion Phaneuf will sit out the remainder of the 2015-16 regular season.

He has missed the last two games because of an oblique injury and soreness in his right foot. Phaneuf sustained a hairline fracture in his foot when he blocked a shot on Mar. 12 and further testing revealed the ailment after initial looks came back negative.
Mon, Mar 28, 2016 11:29:00 AM

Dion Phaneuf (lower body) will miss Saturday's contest.

It will be Phaneuf's second straight game on the sidelines. He sustained the injury during Tuesday's contest.
Fri, Mar 25, 2016 11:52:00 AM

Dion Phaneuf (lower body) won't play Wednesday against the New York Islanders.

Ottawa has called up Fredrik Claesson to take Phaneuf's place on the roster. Phaneuf was hit by Washington's Brooks Orpik in the second period and he didn't return because of a lower-body injury. It's unclear how long he will be sidelined for.
Wed, Mar 23, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Dion Phaneuf left Tuesday's match early due to a lower body injury.

Phaneuf saw 16:28 of ice time and did not factor into the score sheet before departing. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops.
Tue, Mar 22, 2016 09:44:00 PM

Dion Phaneuf didn't participate in the morning skate, but he is expected to play on Tuesday night.

He had a maintenance morning. Phaneuf has contributed eight points and 23 penalty minutes in 19 games with the Senators since he was acquired from Toronto.
Tue, Mar 22, 2016 11:49:00 AM

Dion Phaneuf dropped the gloves with Colin Greening on Saturday night.

Saturday's game marked the first time Phaneuf played in Toronto since he was traded from the Leafs earlier this season. Greening was one of the players involved in that trade. During the first period of the game, the Leafs played a tribute video for Phaneuf on the big screen. "That was some good closure," said Phaneuf. "I played it off this morning. I was focused. I wanted it to be about our team, it was a big game, we needed the points and I played it off a little bit. When they stood for me, for as long as I was here, it was very classy and I can’t thank them enough. It’s a night I’ll remember forever. It was a good way to go out."
Sun, Mar 6, 2016 11:23:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Zack Smith
5Chris Kelly
6Curtis Lazar
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Clarke MacArthur
3Ryan Dzingel
4Tom Pyatt
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Chris Neil
4Casey Bailey
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Fredrik Claesson
G1Mike Condon
2Chris Driedger
3Craig Anderson
4Andrew Hammond